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Proposed August 2019 Service Change

Madison County Transit (MCT) will host four open house-style information sessions to engage the public, gather feedback and answer questions regarding a proposal to create a new off-campus commuter route as well as changes to the following routes: #16 Edwardsville – Glen Carbon Shuttle, #17 Cougar Shuttle. Dates, times and locations of the meetings are listed below:
  • SIUE MUC – Missouri Room
Wednesday, April 17, 2019 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
  • MCT Edwardsville Station
Thursday, April 18, 2019 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
  • SIUE MUC – International Room
Tuesday, April 23, 2019 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
  • MCT Edwardsville Station
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Comments at the public meetings will be summarized and presented to the MCT Board of Trustees for consideration. Individuals who cannot attend the public meetings but would like to comment can e-mail info@mct.org or send a letter to: Madison County Transit c/o Proposed August 2019 Service Change, One Transit Way, PO Box 7500, Granite City, IL 62040. Alternative formats available upon request. All comments must be received by Friday, April 26 at 5:00 p.m.

Proposed Changes

  • Run all trips to May Building.

  • Simplify and improve Weekday/Academic service between Cougar Village and Peck Hall.

  • 7a – 7p: 10 min frequency

  • 7p – 10p: 20 min frequency

  • 10p – 11:30p: 60 min frequency

  • Maintain hourly Saturday service.

  • Introduce hourly Sunday service on the #17. Currently there is not service on Sundays.

  • 7:30 am – 7:35 pm: 60 min frequency

  • Maintain hourly service on Weekday Breaks and Weekday Summer.

  • Off campus service to Downtown and Esic operated by another route.

  • Develop new #22 route, which operates current #17 service between Downtown Edwardsville, Esic, and SIUE.

  • Introduce new Weekday Academic 60-min service to the 552 beds at Axis Apartments, and the 644 beds at Century Drive Apartments on IL-157.

  • Maintain hourly Saturday service between Downtown Edwardsville, Esic and SIUE.

  • Introduce hourly Sunday service between Downtown Edwardsville, Esic and SIUE.

  • No service to Axis or Century Drive on Weekends, Summer Semester, or Weekday Breaks.