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Wednesday, January 22, 2020

For more information, contact:

SJ Morrison
Madison County Transit
(618) 797-4600


New Destinations and Schedule Changes Take Effect Sunday, February 9, 2020

GRANITE CITY, ILL., JANUARY 20, 2020 . . . Madison County Transit (MCT) will make changes to several routes at its February Service Change to improve schedule reliability and give passengers better access to area jobs and retail. Madison County residents who ride an MCT Express bus and work in downtown St. Louis will see a minor route adjustment to accommodate riders west of Jefferson Avenue. MCT will also add several evening trips into Eastgate Plaza in East Alton as well as begin serving the new World Wide Technology facility in Gateway Commerce Center. These route and schedule adjustments are a part of MCT’s February service change, effective Sunday, February 9, 2020. A summary of changes, by route, are listed below:

EXPRESS ROUTES #1X, #5, #14X, #16X #1 RIVERBEND #5 TRI-CITY REGIONAL #17 COUGAR SHUTTLE #20 GRANITE CITY-PONTOON BEACH SHUTTLE For specific schedule details, new timetables are posted online at and will be available at MCT Stations, on MCT buses and at locations throughout Madison County. For details about MCT services, call (618) 797-INFO (4636), visit, or e-mail

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 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