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Veterans Honor Flight of Southern Illinois and Rides Mass Transit District announce parking locations for next Honor Flight event

Information in this article was published on: October 4th, 2017 by Jeffrey Drake Veterans Honor Flight of Southern Illinois and Rides Mass Transit District have teamed up to provide transportation to and from several parking locations to Veterans Airport of Southern Illinois for the Oct. 17 welcoming home event in Marion. Buses will depart the […]

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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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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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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 […]

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RMTD unveils new commercial

Information in this article was published on: May 17th, 2016 by Jeffrey Drake Rides offers public transportation for anyone! Gas prices can be hard to predict, so check out our new commercial and take public transportation.  

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State Rep. Phillips visits Rides Mass Transit Operations Center

Information in this article was published on: March 8th, 2016 by Jeffrey Drake Rides Mass Transit District CEO Bill Jung and staff at the Crawford County operations center recently received the opportunity to display the inner-workings of the largest rural transportation district in the state to a special guest. State Rep. Reggie Phillips (R-Charleston) toured […]

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