Students at Southern Illinois University Carbondale will soon have an easier time getting to St. Louis or Evansville Indiana at no extra cost with the help of Saluki Express.
The expanded coverage is available after SIU entered an agreement with Rides Mass Transit District. Starting June 11, RMTD will be the provider for Saluki Express.
Making RMTD the service provider for Saluki Express allows SIU students to access RMTD routes to Marion, Harrisburg, and Murphysboro.
The Saluki Express service is provided at no extra cost to SIU students because it is funded by student fees.
RMTD says community members will also be able ride the Saluki Express and can purchase passes from RMTD on the buses.
For more information about Saluki Express and RMTD or to schedule a ride, contact RMTD at 844-220-1243.