Skip to Content
[ MCT Home Page |
Bus Services |
MCT Trails |
Contact MCT |
MCT Info ]
Tuesday, September 3, 2012
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
For more information, contact:
Madison County Transit
MCT OFFERS STUDENT MONTHLY BUS PASSES AGAIN THIS SCHOOL YEAR
Madison County K-12 Students Ride MCT for Just $15 a Month
GRANITE CITY, ILL., AUGUST 27, 2012 . . . Madison County students in the Kindergarten through 12th grade now have the opportunity to
purchase a Madison County Transit (MCT) Monthly Pass for just $15 a month, during the school year. Beginning in September, the “MCT Student Monthly
Pass” provides unlimited rides each calendar month (September through May) on MCT Shuttle, MCT Cross County, and MCT Regional routes. MCT Student
Monthly Passes for September are on sale now. “Last year, Student Monthly Pass boardings accounted for more than 13,000 rides on MCT buses during
the school year,” said MCT Managing Director Jerry Kane. “This pass program creates access for Madison County students to classes, after-school
activities, co-op programs and jobs.”
MCT Student Monthly Passes can be purchased in three ways:
Individuals purchasing the pass by mail or in person should also include the student’s name, school, grade and name of a parent or guardian. Students
may be asked to show a school ID when riding MCT with the Student Monthly Pass. The equivalent fare media, the MCT Local Monthly Pass, is available
for adults at $40 a month. For details on the Student Monthly Pass, visit www.mct.org or call 618-797-INFO (4636).
- Online at www.mct.org, with a credit or debit card.
- In person at the MCT Base of Operations in Granite City with a check, cash, credit or debit card.
Granite City School District students can also purchase passes at Granite City High School.
- By mail with a check made payable to ‘Agency for Community Transit’ for $15 sent to: Madison County
Transit, c/o Student Pass, One Transit Way, PO Box 7500, Granite City, IL 62040.
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 curb-to-curb service known as Runabout. MCT is also responsible for the construction and maintenance of nearly 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