MCT to raise ridership fares effective Aug. 16

From Illinois Business Journal news services

GRANITE CITY – At its monthly meeting Thursday, the Madison County Transit board of trustees approved a plan to adjust its bus fares for the first time since 2009.

The approved fare adjustments will take effect Sunday, Aug. 16.

The board also gave permission for staff to host a second round of public meetings in July to gather feedback on a Phase Two adjustment, which would take effect in November. Proposed Phase II adjustments would include the development of new fare products, a revised structure for MCT’s fare boundaries, the elimination of transfers and route specific fare modifications.

Here is the new schedule of fares:

mctfares

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