Madison County Transit is adding service to a portion ofAlton, and dropping service in an area ofWoodRiver. The changes are part of its regular August service change, and will improve access to area employment centers, schools and residential areas. The changes go into effect on Sunday, August 14.
MCT Spokesman SJ Morrison says there will be added Saturday service on the #8 Central Shuttle to the Woodview Court Apartments inAlton.
On the other end of the spectrum, MCT will eliminate two unproductive trips onNinth StreetinWoodRiveron the #12 Bethalto Shuttle. Morrison says ridership on most routes, however, has been noticeably up all summer. You can find all of the changes listed by clicking on the link at this story at AltonDailyNews.com, or by calling 931-RIDE.