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MCT Muny Express returns for visits to Forest Park venue

Madison County Transit is resuming the Muny Express for the 2021 season.

Serving every Friday night performance, the Muny Express drops passengers off right in front of the Muny in Forest Park. The 2021 Muny season kicks off tomorrow (Friday, July 30) with “Smokey Joe’s Café,” and continues with classic musicals such as: “The Sound of Music,” “Seven Brides for Seven Brothers,” “On Your Feet,” and “Chicago.” Buses will pick up passengers at 13 locations throughout Madison County and providing direct service to the front of the Muny.

The MCT Muny Express is $5 for a round-trip pass for adults, or $3 round trip for seniors (65 and up), and individuals with disabilities. Children under 5 ride free. MCT will pick up passengers from the following Madison County locations:

  • In the River Bend area: Alton Square Mall, Best Western Premier Hotel, Eastgate Plaza, Wood River Station, and River’s Edge Park and Ride.
  • The Edwardsville area: Edwardsville Station, Leclaire Junction, Cottonwood Mall, Maryville IDOT Park and Ride lot, and Gateway Convention Center in Collinsville.
  • In the Highland area: Highland Park and Ride, St. Jacob Park and Ride, and Troy Park and Ride.

Muny Express buses arrive approximately 30 minutes prior to the show and depart from the same locations in front of the Muny, 20 minutes after the show. Groups are welcome but are encouraged to call MCT in advance at (618) 797-INFO (4636) to guarantee seating.

For details on the MCT Muny Express or any other MCT service, visit, email or call (618) 797-4636.

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