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Rides Mass Transit District is THE Public Transportation provider for Southeastern Illinois. Wherever you live in our 18-county district Rides can get you where you need to go. Rides offers your choice of transportation

Rides... Your Connection to Life.

Rides Mass Transit District is funded in part by the following:

Serving your community and beyond

Rides can be your portal to regional and national destinations. We can connect you to other forms of mass transit such as rail, air and national bus services.

The Rides Plus Call Center provides riders with information on how to meet their transportation needs, including how to get to and from non-emergency medical appointments. Our goal is to reduce transportation as a barrier resulting in healthier communities. Call 844-718-1882 or 844-220-1243 to learn more.

To Schedule a Ride… It’s as easy as 1, 2, 3!

  1. Call your local county operation center.
  2. State your transportation need:
    where you need to be picked up,
    where you need to go,
    what time you need to be picked up and,
    if you need a return trip.
  3. The dispatch staff will schedule your trip for you.
24-Hour Advance Reservations Twenty-four hour advance reservation is suggested. Same day requests may be possible if space permits, but is not guaranteed.

Medical Transportation Survey

Are you currently using RMTD to access your health needs?

Please take a moment to give us your feedback by taking this quick survey: Medical Transportation Survey


View Bus Routes Online

Did you know you can view our bus routes by county? We are proud to serve the southern Illinois area with comfortable, clean, convenient and cost effective public transportation. Click the button below to get started!


Large Format and Braille Brochures are available at your nearest Operations Center.

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What We Do

Rides Mass Transit District is a federally funded PUBLIC transportation system. Service is available to ANYONE needing transportation. Rides provides door to door and established route service. The fleet consists of lift-equipped and ramped vehicles making the system fully accessible.

In addition to our local residential and in district scheduled route services, Rides schedules out of district trips too.



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