Madison County Transit

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Madison County Transit (MCT) is the public transit provider in Madison County, Illinois. It is operated by Agency for Community Transit (ACT).

Routes

Maps & schedules

Cross County

  • 1 Riverbend - Alton Station, East Alton Plaza, Eastgate Plaza, Wood River, *Hartford Library, Granite City, Granite City Station
  • 4 Madison-Edwardsville - Madison, Granite City Station, Southwestern Illinois College, Liberty and Chain of Rocks Transfer, SIUE Peck Hall, Edwardsville Station
  • 6 Roxana-Pontoon Beach- Wood-River Station, Wal-Mart, South-Roxana, Roxana Public Library, Lakeview Commerce Center, Liberty and Chain of Rocks Transfer
  • 7 Alton-Edwardsville - *Alton RMTC or *Alton Square, East Alton, Wood River, SIUE Peck Hall, Edwardsville Station
  • 13 Troy - Glen Carbon - Park & Ride Lot, Anderson Hospital, Cambridge House, Cottonwood Plaza, Glen-Carbon Wal-Mart
  • 19 Edwardsville-Collinsville - Edwardsville Station, Highway 159 Shopping Centers, SIUE, Cottonwood Plaza, Maryville YMCA, Anderson Hospital, Collinsville Station

Express Service

  • 1X Riverbend Express - Godfrey Wal-Mart, Godfrey Park & Ride, Alton Square, Bethalto, East Alton: Eastgate Plaza, Wood River Station, Hartford; River’s Edge Park and Ride Lot, Downtown St. Louis
  • 14X Highland/St. Louis Express - Highland, St. Jacob, Troy, Emerson Park MetroLink Station, Downtown St. Louis
  • 13X Highland – SIUE Express - Highland: Highland Park & Ride Lot, St. Jacob: St. Jacob Park & Ride Lot, Troy: Troy Park and Ride Lot, Edwardsville Station, SIUE Peck Hall
  • 16X Edwardsville/Glen Carbon Express - Edwardsville Station, Leclaire Junction, SIUE Peck Hall, Cottonwood Plaza, Glen Carbon Park and Ride Lot, Gateway Center, Downtown St. Louis
  • 20X Gateway Commerce Center Express - Gateway Tradeport, Gateway Commerce Center, Liberty, and Chain of Rocks Transfer, Emerson Park Metrolink


Regional Service

  • 5 Tri-City Regional - Granite City Station, Madison, Venice, Brooklyn, Emerson Park MetroLink Station
  • 18 Collinsville Regional - Collinsville Station, Fairmount Racetrack, Fairmont City, Emerson Park MetroLink Station

Shuttle Service

  • 2 Granite City Shuttle - Dollar Tree, Nameoki Road Shopping Centers, Schnucks, Anchorage Homes, Gateway Regional Medical Center, Amsted Rail, Granite City Station, River’s Edge Business Park, West Madison, Venice
  • 8 Central Shuttle - Alton Station, Saint Anthony's Hospital, Alton Pointe Apartments, State & Elm, Godfrey Schnucks, Surrey Court Apartments, Alton Square Apartments, *Challenge Unlimited, Alton Square Mall, Goodwill, Alton RMTC
  • 9 Washington Shuttle - Alton Station, Marian Heights Apartments, Schnucks, Senior Services Plus, *Skyline Towers, Goodwill, Hillcrest Apartments, Target, Alton Square Mall
  • 10 State & Elm Shuttle - Alton Station, Godfrey Schnucks, *Beverly Farm, Lewis and Clark Community College, *Challange Unlimited, Godfrey Wal-Mart, *Alton Square Mall, *Alton RMTC
  • 11 Brown Shuttle - Alton Station, Alton Memorial Hospital, Washington Square Shopping Center
  • 15 East Collinsville Shuttle - Collinsville Station, Woodland Towers, Lakeside Plaza, Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market, Orchards Shopping Center/Ruler Foods, Braner Building
  • 16 Edwardsville/Glen Carbon Shuttle - Edwardsville Station, Leclaire Junction (Lewis and Clark Community College), May Apartments, Kohls, IL-159 Shopping Centers, Walmart, Village Circle
  • 17 Cougar Shuttle - SIUE Peck Hall, Cougar Village Building 519, and Lot 4F
  • 21 West Collinsville Shuttle - Collinsville Station, Gateway Convention Center, Wal-Mart, Collinsville Crossing, Library
  • 20 Granite-Pontoon Beach Shuttle- Granite City Station, Gateway Regional Medical Center, Nameoki Road Shopping Centers, Liberty and Chain of Rocks Transfer, Gateway Commerce Center
  • 22 University Shuttle- Edwardsville Station, Axis Apartments, Greenhill Apartments, Esic Neighborhood (University & Esic), SIUE Peck Hall

-*Serves the destination only on certain trips.

Special Service (Seasonal Only)

  • Muny Express- Alton, Edwardsville, Highland, Saint Louis Muny

Fares

Current

Facilities

Garage/Office

  • Address: 1 Transit Way, Granite City, IL 62040
  • Email: info@mct.org
  • Phone:(618) 797-4600
    • Info: (618) 797-4636

Bus Stations

  • Alton Station (Alton, IL)
  • Alton Regional Multimodal Transportation Center (Alton, IL)
  • Collinsville Station (Collinsville, IL)
  • Eastgate Park and Ride (East Alton, IL)
  • Edwardsville Station (Edwardsville, IL)
  • Emerson Park Metrolink (East St. Louis, IL)
  • Granite City Station (Granite City, IL)
  • Liberty and Chain of Rocks Transfer (Pontoon Beach, IL)
  • St. Jacob Park and Ride (St. Jacob, IL)
  • Highland Park and Ride (Helvetia Township, IL)
  • Southern Illinois University Edwardsville [SIUE] (Edwardsville, IL)
  • Troy Park and Ride (Troy, IL)
  • Wood River Station (Wood-River, IL)

Conventional Roster

Active

Fleet
Number(s)
Thumbnail Build
Date
Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Notes
1 2024 Ram Trucks
New England Wheels
ProMaster
Frontrunner
Chrysler 3.6L Pentastar V6 Chrysler 62TE 6-speed automatic Pilot unit to test the Front Runner model, and see if it is a future contender to become even more ADA-friendly! First Light duty Low Floor Cutaway in MCT history!
79-91 Madison County Transit 83-a.jpeg 2017 Ford/Turtle Top Ford E-450/Odyssey Ford Triton V10 6.8L
3038-3079 Madison County Transit 3038-a.jpg 2020 Gillig BRT 29'
(G27E102N2)
Cummins L9 Allison B3400 xFE
4001-4022 Madison County Transit 4001-a.jpg 2010 Gillig BRT 40'
(G27D102N4)
Cummins ISL Voith D864.5
4023-4035 Madison County Transit 4034-a.jpg 2012 Gillig BRT 40'
(G27D102N4)
Cummins ISL9 Allison B400R

On Order

Fleet
Number(s)
Build
Date
Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Notes
TBA TBA TBA TBA TBA TBA
  • Bidding ongoing for the order of 18 Heavy Duty 40 Footer Buses to replace existing high mileage 2010 units.
  • Gillig, or New-Flyer could complete the order. Whoever meets specifications, and price.
TBA TBA Ford/Turtle Top Ford E-450/Odyssey Ford Triton V10 6.8L TBA
  • Due to constraints and 79-91 aging and breaking down more often, Southern Bus & Mobility in Breese, IL who caries Turtle Top buses, and who supplied MCT with Cutaway buses for many years won another contract for coach-on-chassis buses.
  • The agency wanted to go low-floor but is also stuck in the "Buy American" clause.
    • Unsure on amount at this time.

Retired

Fleet
Number(s)
Thumbnail Build
Date
Year Retired Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Notes
66-78 2012 2017 Chevrolet/Turtle Top 4500/Odyssey GM Duramax
101-110 1990 1998 OBI Orion II
(02.501)
Detroit Diesel 8.2L Allison AT-545
  • Date of retirement confirmed by current longtime operators.
111-120 1991 1998 OBI Orion II
(02.501)
Detroit Diesel 8.2L Allison AT-545
131-143 1997 2004-2005 Ford/ElDorado National E-450/Aerotech Ford Power Stroke 7.3L
  • 138 unit was bought by a private owner in Wisconsin [1]
159-160 2005 2013 Ford/Turtle Top E-450/Odyssey Ford Power Stroke V8 6.0L
200 1996 2011 NFI D40LF Detroit Diesel Series 50 Allison B400R
201-241 1997 2010-2012 NFI D40LF Detroit Diesel Series 50 Allison B400R
  • 201, 202, 207, 208, 212, 216, 217, 219-224, 226-228, 230-232, 234-236, 238 & 241 retired in December 2010 to January 2011.
  • 214 was totaled in an accident in summer 2012.
  • 203-206, 209-211, 213-215, 218, 225, 229, 233, 237, 239 & 240 retired in December 2012.
  • See the series page for detailed disposition info
242-263 1998 2010-2012 NFI D30LF Cummins C8.3 Allison B300R
  • 249 caught on fire and retired in 2006.
  • 242-248, 250, 251, 253-257 & 262 retired in December 2010 to January 2011.
  • 252, 258-261 & 263 retired in December 2012.
  • See the series page for detailed disposition info
264 1997 2011 NFI D35LF Detroit Diesel Series 50 Allison B400R
3001-3024 Madison County Transit 3001-a.jpg 2010-2011 Feburary-March 2020 Gillig BRT 29'
(G27E102N2)
Cummins ISL9 Voith D864.5
  • View the series page for detailed disposal info.
3025-3037 Madison County Transit 3036-a.jpg 2012 March-June 2020 Gillig BRT 29'
(G27E102N2)
Cummins ISL9 Allison B300R
  • View the series page for detailed disposal info.
3501-3504 Madison County Transit 3503-a.jpg 2010 November 2022 Gillig BRT 35'
(G27B102N4)
Cummins ISL Voith D864.5

Retired with 540-550k miles on the clock.

Paratransit Roster

Active

Fleet
Number(s)
Thumbnail Build
Date
Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Notes
190-219? Madison County Transit 206-a.jpg 2019 Ford/Turtle Top Ford E-450/Odyssey Ford Triton V10 6.8L
  • Replaced 161-189.
  • 190 placed into service 11/15.

Retired

Fleet
Number(s)
Thumbnail Build
Date
Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Notes
144-158 2004 Ford/Turtle Top E-450/Odyssey
  • Originally used as ACT Runabout paratransit units
  • Later used for fixed routes until 161-189 arrived.
161-189 Madison County Transit 180-a.jpg 2013 Chevrolet/Turtle Top 4500/Odyssey General Motors Duramax Allison 1000

All retired November 2019-December 2019

Transit Support Vehicles

  • Only Contains the current MCT Support fleet. Past fleet consisted of Caravan, Grand Caravans, Ford Explorers, and Ford Focus.

Active

Fleet
number
Thumbnail Date Make Model Engine Purpose Notes
548 2019 Toyota Sienna 3.5L 2GR-FKS V6 Gas Transit Administration/Planning vehicle
550-554 2019 Dodge Grand Caravan 3.6L Pentastar V6 Gas Road Supervisor
560-581 2019 Ford Fusion 2.5L Duratec 4Cyl Gas Driver Relief
578 2003 Ford F-550 6.0L Powerstroke Turbo Diesel Shop roadside service utility bed with crane and lift.
417 2022 Ford F-250 Extended Cab 8ft Bed Pickup 6.2L V8 Shop pickup truck with Tommy Liftgate. Replaced 485
501 2023 Nissan Pathfinder 3.5L V6 Road Supervisor Replaced 544
502 2023 Nissan Pathfinder 3.5L V6 Road Supervisor Replaced 549.
503 2023 Nissan Pathfinder 3.5L V6 Road Supervisor Replaced 545/519

On Order

Fleet
Number(s)
Build
Date
Manufacturer Model Engine Notes
TBD 2024 Ford F-550 6.7L Powerstroke Diesel? Service Truck. Replacing 478. Broadway Ford Truck in St. Louis won bid.

Retired

Fleet
number
Thumbnail Date Make Model Engine Purpose Notes
485 2011 Ford F150 Ext Cab, 8 ft Bed Pickup 5.0L Coyote V8 Gas Shop pickup truck with Tommy Liftgate
545, 544, 549 2016 Dodge Grand Caravan 3.6L Pentastar V6 Gas Road Supervisor

Ride Finders (St. Louis Region Ridesharing Program)

  • Only Contains the current Ride Finders Fleet Coming soon!*

Active

Fleet
number
Thumbnail Date Make Model Engine Purpose Notes

External links

References