MRT is working on a new bus service that will be 20 minutes longer than the existing one, the company announced Wednesday.
The change will occur in March 2018, and the first bus service on the new route will start at 6:30 a.m. on March 21, the announcement said.
The new service will have an average length of 70 minutes and will travel between the city’s downtown and suburban areas.
MRT said that this new service would be a significant improvement in reliability and would not negatively impact its weekday schedule.
The agency said the new service is expected to be a good fit for the area and the city.
The announcement came in the wake of a major accident at the Kennedy-Elgin station in June, which killed two passengers and injured nine others.
M, the largest commuter rail operator in the world, said it will be closing its suburban and urban routes at the same time that it will bring back its downtown service.