Service on Martin Luther King Day

FYI, it will be business as usual on Monday, January 16, 2017, Martin Luther King day. See you on the bus.

Service Extended on W. State

Please be advised that effective Sunday, January 15, 2017, all routes serving W. State will now be extended to include the Travlur Hotel at 7215 W. State.

The routes will run as follows from Daisyfield: L on West State to first drive at Travlur Hotel, L out 2nd driver onto W. State, R Westmoreland and continue the route.

Day routes will pick up at Travlur Hotel between :30 after the hour and :40 after the hour. Nights and Sundays will pick up at Travlur between :35 after the hour and :45 after the hour.  On the #1 West State day route there will not be service to the Travlur Hotel on the 8:15a runs and the 2:15p runs as these are the times this route services the Regional Learning Center.

If there are any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at 815.961.9000.


Warming Centers

RMTD is encouraging all passengers to stay safe and warm this winter season.  If you are in need of a warming center, please go to one of the following designated warming centers.  We have noted the routes where you can find these centers.

Winnebago County

The Carpenter’s Place  1149 Railroad Avenue, Rockford Mon-Fri 8:15am – 3:00pm – #14 7th Street Route

Women’s Crisis Center of the  Rockford Rescue Mission  715 W. State Street, Rockford  Women and Children Only 8:00am – 5:00pm/7days a week – #1 W. State or 1 block walk from Downtown Transfer Center

Men’s Crisis Center of the Rockford Rescue Mission  715 W. State Street, Rockford 7:00am – 7:00pm/7 days a week Meals served 3 times per day at 7:00am – Noon – 5:30pm – # 1 West State or 1 block walk from Downtown Transfer Center

Pecatonica Village Hall 405 Main Street, Pecatonica Mon-Fri 8:30am – 4:30pm – Not serviced by RMTD

Village of Machesney Park 300 Roosevelt Road, Machesney Park Mon-Fri 8:00am – 4:30pm – #22 N Second Street Route

Boone County Sites

Salvation Army  422 S. Main Street, Belvidere Mon-Fri  9:00 – 11:45am 1:00-4:00pm – #24 Belvidere route

Belvidere Public Safety Building 615 N. Main Street, Belvidere 24 hrs/7 days a week #24 Belvidere route

Area State Authorized Sites

Illinois Dept. of Human Services Family Community Resource Center 171 Executive Parkway, Rockford Mon-Fri 8:00am – 5:00pm  (except State and Federal holidays) – # 11 E. State Street Route or #16 & #17 City Loop North and South

Belvidere Oasis/Illinois Tollway East of Belvidere Toll Plaza on I90 24 hrs/7 days a week – Not serviced by RMTD



Attention riders, effective July 18, 2016, there will be some significant changes made to the #24 Belvidere route.  Click here for info on the new route.  Riders please also note that at the times the bus goes to Belvidere, there will not be any service on Bell School.  These times are 8:40 a.m., 11:40 a.m., 1:40 p.m., and 4:40 p.m.

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Benefit Access Application

Anyone interested and/or eligible for the Benefit Access program, (formerly Circuit Breaker) should follow this link to learn about new eligibility requirements and enrollment information.  Benefit Access Application