July 25, 2008

Media Advisory -- Transportation Announcement

Rides Mass Transit District will announce a significant public transportation expansion on Monday, July 28, at the Southern Illinois University Carbondale Student Center. Officials from SIUC, Southeastern Illinois College, John A. Logan College and local government, along with state legislators, will be on hand.

Reporters, photographers and camera crews are welcome to attend the 1 p.m. event in the Illinois Room. Media may also participate in a bus ride from the Rides Mass Transit District office at 1200 W. Poplar St. in Harrisburg to the SIUC Student Center. The bus will leave Harrisburg at noon and will stop at John A. Logan College in Carterville about 12:30 p.m., where media may also board for the ride to SIUC.