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Madison County Transit
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Hassle-Free, Friday Night Express Trips to the Muny Start June 14

GRANITE CITY, ILL., MAY 29, 2019... As the curtain rises on seven memorable shows at the St. Louis Muny this summer, the Madison County Transit (MCT) Muny Express is once again the most affordable, convenient and relaxing way to get to the Muny in Forest Park. The 2019 MCT Muny Express season kicks off Friday, June 14 with the Tony Award-winning musical, “Guys & Dolls,” and the Muny premier of “Kinky Boots.” The 101st Muny season also includes “1776”, “Cinderella” as well as other favorites such as “Footloose,” “Paint Your Wagon,” and “Matilda.” The Muny Express provides a relaxing, round-trip ride to and from Friday night shows at the Muny, with thirteen convenient pick-up locations in Madison County. Passengers are dropped-off and picked-up directly in front of the Muny, eliminating the hassles of parking

Passengers riding the Muny Express can purchase an MCT Express Round Trip pass upon boarding for only $5.00. The pass allows passengers to ride to and from the Muny for one fare, eliminating the hassle of paying twice. Passengers are still able to purchase a one-way ride for $3.50 (adults 13 and older); $1.75 for senior citizens, persons with disabilities, and children ages 5-12. Children under five ride free. Fares for the Muny Express are paid at the time of boarding.

Last year, the MCT Highland Muny Express join the line up with stops at: MCT Highland Park & Ride Lot, St. Jacob Park & Ride Lot, and MCT Troy Park & Ride Lot. Those in the Riverbend area can ride the MCT Alton Muny Express with stops at: Alton Square, Alton Best Western Premier, Eastgate Plaza, MCT Wood River Station and the River’s Edge Park & Ride on IL-3 and the MCT Edwardsville Muny Express with stops at MCT Edwardsville Station, Leclaire Junction, Cottonwood Mall, Maryville Park & Ride and Gateway Center in Collinsville. For details on the MCT Muny Express or any other MCT service email or call (618) 797-4636.

Madison County Transit (MCT) provides multi-modal transportation services for Madison County, Illinois. MCT operates a fixed-route bus service, connecting to MetroLink; express weekday commuter service directly to and from downtown St. Louis; and seasonal express service to the Muny. For elderly and disabled residents who are unable to use the fixed-route buses, MCT provides complementary door to door service. MCT is also responsible for the construction and maintenance of more than 130 miles of bikeways that comprise the MCT Trails system, as well as overseeing RideFinders, the St. Louis region’s FREE carpooling and vanpooling program.