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Listening Session – Wayne County

Information in this article was published on: September 13th, 2016 by Jeffrey Drake Rides Mass Transit District provides transportation in Wayne County. Rides is holding a listening session on: Date: Tuesday, September 27, 2016 Time: 1:00 p.m. Place: Frontier Community College Bob Boyles Hall 2 Frontier Dr. Fairfield, Illinois Purpose: At the listening session Rides […]

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RMTD is your connection for Pokémon Go

Information in this article was published on: August 22nd, 2016 by Jeffrey Drake Hey Pokémon Go fans, don’t “catch and drive.” Just catch a lift with Rides Mass Transit District and let us do the driving! If you’re playing Pokémon Go, RMTD is the way to go. Public transportation is a perfect way to catch […]

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Rides Mass Transit at Shawneetown Library

Information in this article was published on: August 19th, 2016 by Carletta Hanks Rides Mass Transit at Shawneetown Library Rides Mass Transit staff was at the Shawneetown Library this week. Rides had a listening session to give residents or agencies the opportunity to comment about their public transportation service. If you were unable to attend, […]

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Clark, Edgar Counties see large increase in ridership

Information in this article was published on: August 19th, 2016 by Jeffrey Drake Ridership on Rides Mass Transit District buses in Clark and Edgar Counties rose nearly 13 percent for the fiscal year which ended June 30. Over 55,400 riders utilized the public transportation service during the previous fiscal year. “This is an exciting trend […]

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Rides at the WADI Back to School Event in McLeansboro

Information in this article was published on: August 10th, 2016 by Carletta Hanks Rides staff was at the WADI Back to School event in McLeansboro yesterday at the old high school. They had a great turn out. WADI gave away school supplies, free haircuts, dental checks, booths with information and door prizes. Rides had a […]

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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 […]