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Rides Mass Transit District employee wins statewide safety competition, will compete at national event

Information in this article was published on: April 24th, 2017 by Jeffrey Drake Safety and public transit go hand-in-hand. Rides Mass Transit District driver, Jill Lyons, earned multiple safety accolades at a recent statewide public transit competition. A lead driver out of the RMTD Saline County operations center for over six years, Lyons prides herself […]

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RMTD offering Sunday service in Saline County

Information in this article was published on: February 9th, 2017 by Jeffrey Drake Rides Mass Transit District is responsive to the changing needs of the communities it serves. As a result, RMTD is excited to offer Sunday availability within Saline County. Residents may contact a RMTD mobility professional at 252-4662 to pre-arrange Sunday transportation by […]

(L-R): Stephanie Lynn - Baptist Children's Home, Lacey LaVarier - RMTD, Jessica Koop - Baptist Children's Home

RMTD delivers clothing donation to area organization

Information in this article was published on: February 3rd, 2017 by Jeffrey Drake Rides Mass Transit District, the largest rural transportation district in Illinois, recently delivered several boxes of close-out items from a local clothing store to an area organization focused on dependent, neglected and abused children. Linda Lamb, store manager of Factory Connection in […]

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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 […]