The Rockford Mass Transit District (RMTD) provides fixed route transportation to the cities of Rockford, Loves Park, and the village of Machesney Park. The buses are accessible and preferential front seating is available to those with disabilities. Those with visual impairments should be sure to inform the driver to verbally announce stops. More detailed information, including current fare rates and route schedules, can be obtained at: RMTD.org or by calling (815) 961-9000.
RMTD also offers an accessible origin to destination transportation service for persons with disabilities who cannot ride the fixed route. To use Paratransit, the you must:
1. Complete a Paratransit application. The application must be completed in person at the Rockford Paratransit office at 520 Mulberry Street, Rockford, IL 61101.
2. Be certified as eligible by Rockford Paratransit. Examples of people who are eligible are those who, because of a disability, are "unable" to:
Other considerations are:
Information on Paratransit services can be obtained online or by calling (815) 961-2255.