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Monday, February 22, 2010

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
For more information, contact:

SJ Morrison
Madison County Transit
(618) 797-4600

MCT ANNOUNCES PUBLIC MEETINGS

Meetings Scheduled to Collect Public Comment Regarding Proposed Service

GRANITE CITY, ILL., FEBRUARY 22, 2010 . . . Beginning next week, Madison County Transit (MCT) will host a series of public meetings to collect comments regarding proposed schedule modifications to the MCT Express and Regional bus routes. The meetings are “open-house” style and will be held from 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. in communities throughout Madison County. MCT staff will present draft schedules, answer questions and record any comments. The proposed changes can be viewed on-line at www.mct.org. A full schedule of meetings is listed below:

Monday, March 1: Tri-Township Public Library; 209 S. Main, Troy; 5:30 – 7:00 p.m.
Tuesday, March 2: MCT Granite City Station; 19th & Edison Streets; 5:30 – 7:00 p.m.
Wednesday, March 3: MCT Edwardsville Station; Main & Hillsboro; 5:30 – 7:00 p.m.
Monday, March 8: MCT Alton Station; 6th & Piasa Streets; 5:30 – 7:00 p.m.
Tuesday, March 9: MCT Wood River Station; Ferguson & Old St. Louis; 5:30 – 7:00 p.m.
Wednesday, March 10: Collinsville Public Library; 408 W. Main; 5:30 – 7:00 p.m.

Individuals who cannot attend the public meetings are encouraged to view the schedules on-line and send any comments by mail to: Madison County Transit c/o May 2010 Service Change; One Transit Way, PO Box 7500, Granite City, IL 62040 or via e-mail to info@mct.org. Materials are also available in alternative formats and can be requested by calling 618-797-4600. For more information about MCT services, please call 618-931-7433, Option #3 or visit www.mct.org.

Madison County Transit (MCT) enhances the mobility of the St. Louis region by providing multi-modal transportation services. MCT operates a fixed-route bus service locally and regionally connecting to MetroLink; express weekday commuter service directly to and from downtown St. Louis; and seasonal express service to the Rams games and the Muny. For elderly and disabled residents who are unable to use the fixed-route buses, MCT provides Paratransit bus service. MCT is also responsible for the construction and maintenance of more than 100 miles of scenic Madison County bikeways known as the MCT Trails, as well as overseeing RideFinders, the St. Louis region’s FREE carpooling and vanpooling program. For more information on MCT services, routes and schedules, call (618) 931-7433, Option 3, or visit www.mct.org.