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Proposed January 2018 Service Change

Madison County Transit (MCT) will host five open house-style information sessions to engage the public, gather feedback and answer questions about proposed service reductions to the following routes: #2 Granite City Shuttle, #7 Alton – Edwardsville, #9 Washington Shuttle, #11 Brown Shuttle, #12 Bethalto Shuttle, #15 East Collinsville Shuttle, #16 Edwardsville Shuttle, #17 Edwardsville-SIUE Shuttle, #18 Collinsville Regional, #19 Edwardsville-Collinsville, and #21 West Collinsville Shuttle. Dates, times and locations of the meetings are listed below:
  • MCT Alton Station
Monday, September 18, 2017 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
  • MCT Wood River Station
Monday, September 18, 2017 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
  • MCT Edwardsville Station
Tuesday, September 19, 2017 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
  • MCT Collinsville Station
Thursday, September 21, 2017 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
  • MCT Granite City Station
Thursday, September 21, 2017 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 e-mail info@mct.org or send a letter to: Madison County Transit c/o Proposed January 2018 Service Change, One Transit Way, PO Box 7500, Granite City, IL 62040. Alternative formats available upon request. All comments must be received by Friday, September 22, 2017 at 5:00 p.m.

Proposed Service Adjustment Plan


#1X Riverbend Express
  • Adjust running time between Eastgate and River’s Edge by three minutes to eliminate buses dwelling on in-bound Express trips at River’s Edge.

#2 Granite City Shuttle
  • Reduce frequency in the weekday peaks to 60 minutes from 30 minutes. 30-minute service would only operate from 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

#7 Alton - Edwardsville
  • Eliminate three low-performing fringe trips. (Wkd: 6:48a NB); (Sat: 6:48a SB, 6:48a NB)

#9 Washington Shuttle
  • Reduce frequency in the weekday peaks to 60 minutes from 30 minutes. 30-minute service would only operate from 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

#11 Brown Shuttle
  • Eliminate three low-performing fringe trips: (Wkd: 7:16p WB); (Sat: 6:16p EB, and 6:48p WB)

#12 Bethalto Shuttle
  • Eliminate five low-performing fringe trips: (Wkd: 5:49p NB, 6:18p SB); (Sat: 4:48p, 5:18p, 5:48p)

#14 Highland Shuttle
  • Adjust running time to eliminate the bus from pulling over mid-route and dwelling and the high school.

#15 East Collinsville Shuttle
  • Eliminate two low-performing fringe trips: (Wkd: 5:58a); (Sat: 6:58a)

#16 Edwardsville - Glen Carbon Shuttle
  • Eliminate ten low-performing fringe trips: (Wkd: 7:14p, 7:45p, 8:11p, 8:45p, 9:11p, 9:45p); (Sat: 6:45a, 7:12a, 7:45a, 6:12p)

#17 Edwardsville - SIUE Shuttle
  • Eliminate one low-performing fringe trip: (Sat: 11:20p)

#18 Collinsville Regional
  • Eliminate two low-performing fringe trips: (Sat: 11:52p, 12:19a)

#19 Edwardsville - Collinsville
  • Eliminate three low-performing fringe trips: (Sat: 10:42p, 11:15p, 11:42p)

#21 West Collinsville Shuttle
  • Eliminate one low-performing fringe trip: (Wkd: 9:28p)