It will soon cost you more to ride a Madison County Transit Bus on many routes. The Madison County Board recently voted to raise fees in some cases by 50 cents per ride. The cost for a local pass goes from $40 to $50. The new rates take effect August 16.
MCT Spokesman S.J. Morrison tells The Big Z there are more changes coming November 1st with the creation of 2-hour zone and regional passes.
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As for the August rate changes, the Shuttle fare went from $1 to $1.50, the Cross Country Rate goes from $1.50 to $2, the Regional fare from $2 to $3,and the Express fare from $3 to $3.50. The Local Transfer rate remains free, and the Regional Transfer rate becomes free. It had been 75 cents.