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MCT’s August service changes to address employment access

In an effort to enhance bus service and access to employment, Madison County Transit will be making minor adjustments to select bus routes at the upcoming regularly scheduled Aug. 15 service change.

“MCT is the primary means of transportation for many individuals and families in our county,” said MCT Managing Director SJ Morrison. “These adjustments will enhance the routes for commuters to popular job sites and make the service more convenient for our passengers.”

MCT reminds passengers that masks are required while on MCT buses. A summary of the service changes, by route, is listed below. For detailed schedule information visit, call (618) 797-INFO (4636) or e-mail


No. 5 Tri-City Regional: Reroute all trips in Brooklyn to travel on Illinois Route 3 until Washington. The No. 5 will then make a one-block loop in Brooklyn utilizing Third Street, Canal, and then back to Illinois 3.
No. 20X Gateway Commerce Center Express: Morning service remains the same. Trips currently operating in late morning, early afternoon, and late evening are being replaced with service during afternoon peak hours, when there is greater demand.
No. 24X Alton-Gateway Commerce Center Express: Extend all trips of the No. 24X to Lakeview Commerce Center on New Poag Road from Illinois 111.

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