Madison County Transit says it will make improvements to several of its bus routes after the first of the year.
The changes will take effect Sunday, Jan. 13, and are aimed at improving access to retail and recreation destinations in Alton, Godfrey, Collinsville, Granite City, and Maryville.
No. 2 Granite City Shuttle
• Add service to Ruler Foods on Nameoki Road in Granite City.
No. 10 State & Elm Shuttle
• Restore 30-minute service between MCT Alton Station and Godfrey Walmart.
• Restore transfer opportunities to No. 1, No. 8, No. 9 and No. 11 at MCT Alton Station, eliminating wait times.
• Maintain transfers to the No. 7 and No. 8 at Alton Regional Multimodal Transportation Center.
• Maintain service at Alton Square, Beverly Farm, Bachmann Homes, Pierce Lane group home, Godfrey Schnucks, Walmart, and Lewis and Clark Community College.
No. 15 East Collinsville Shuttle
• Introduce service to Walmart Neighborhood Market on Beltline Road and nearby strip mall.
• Discontinue service to former Shop ‘n Save on Vandalia.
No. 19 Edwardsville-Collinsville
• Extend six additional trips to the Maryville YMCA to accommodate passenger requests.
Details of the January 2019 service change, including routes and schedules, are available at www.mct.org.
For more about MCT services call (618) 797-INFO (4636) or email firstname.lastname@example.org.