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Rides Mass Transit District to recognize “National Dump the Pump Day” June 15

Information in this article was published on: June 13th, 2017 by Jeffrey Drake Rides Mass Transit District, the largest rural public transportation provider in Illinois, is celebrating National Dump the Pump Day, Thursday, June 15, by encouraging everyone to use public transportation. The annual event is sponsored by the American Public Transportation Association. Rides Mass […]

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RMTD expanding Saturday availability within Robinson

Information in this article was published on: May 4th, 2017 by Jeffrey Drake Continuing to be responsive to the changing needs of the communities it serves, Rides Mass Transit District is excited to offer Saturday availability within Robinson in Crawford County. Residents may contact a RMTD mobility professional at 618-544-8800 to pre-arrange Saturday transportation. Saturday […]

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The RMTD Adventure, 53rd Ed.

Information in this article was published on: January 23rd, 2017 by Carletta Hanks Attached you will find the Rides 53rd Adventure Newsletter. It is filled with happenings, birthdays, work anniversaries, winter tips, spotlight on Williamson County and staff safety awards. Rides also recognizes staff who go above and beyond in their job. A lunch on […]

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RMTD CEO comments on Illinois transit funding issues

Information in this article was published on: October 21st, 2016 by Jeffrey Drake HARRISBURG- Rides Mass Transit District provides public transportation across 18 Illinois counties which have a combined population of 307,000 residents. RMTD provides over 680,000 trips each year and is an important part of the economic fabric of rural Illinois. The District employs […]

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IMRF Overview meetings with RMTD

Information in this article was published on: July 19th, 2016 by Matthew Shaw The following videos were recorded to provide staff general information and education regarding RMTD participation in the IMRF Pension System. If you would like to gain specific information concerning your contributions, your pension or additional programs, please contact the IMRF Member Services […]

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RMTD now an IMRF employer

Information in this article was published on: July 11th, 2016 by Jeffrey Drake Rides Mass Transit District, the largest rural transportation system in Illinois, is now an Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund employer. “This is a great opportunity put forth by our Board of Trustees and gives another added benefit to our dedicated staff,” said RMTD […]

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Ageless Williamson County senior has seen many sorts of transportation

Information in this article was published on: June 6th, 2016 by Jeffrey Drake Vivian Crofts is a remarkable 100-year-old senior. She celebrated her milestone birthday May 11, and over the course of her lifetime, Crofts has seen just about every form of transportation. Crofts’ first taste of a set of wheels didn’t come until she […]

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Public Transportation is for Everyone!

Information in this article was published on: May 31st, 2016 by Jeffrey Drake Ever want to know more about public transportation? Whether it’s heading to work or school, the doctor, a shopping trip or just to socialize, Rides Mass Transit District, the largest rural transportation provider in the state of Illinois, wants to tell you […]