Hey – Who’s Going to the Rockford City Market?

We are! We are!!!  and if you are too, click on the link below to find out how to use our super convenient park and ride Trolley shuttle. And don’t forget, starting June 3rd, the trolley will be making a stop a the Nicholas Conservatory for the Bruce Munro Lighted Exhibit.    2017 RCM trolley schedule

Jefferson Street Detour

Effective Monday, April 17, 2017, due to the construction on Jefferson Street between N. Main and N. Church, all inbound buses will be rerouted as follows:  Turn on L – Wyman, R-Mulberry, L-Winnebago, L- into RMTD Downtown Transfer Center.

This detour will remain in effect until May 12, 2017 or upon completion of construction

RMTD Expands Medicaid Ride Program

Effective immediately, Rockford Paratransit will now schedule and provide Medicaid rides any time during its standard hours of operation pending availability. Rockford Paratransit is one of the local Medicaid transportation providers in our community. Medicaid rides, now during all hours of operation, are available to all Medicaid riders who have a Medicaid Recipient Identification number (RIN), who need transportation to medical facilities who may not otherwise be eligible for Rockford Paratransit.

Until now, Rockford Paratransit only scheduled and provided Medicaid rides during the hours of 9:00 a.m. thru 2:00 p.m., Monday thru Friday pending availability. Effective February 13, 2017, Medicaid riders may now schedule and use Rockford Paratransit whenever it is in service provided there is availability. To utilize Rockford Paratransit for a Medicaid trip, users must schedule a ride at least 24 hours in advance. Scheduling a Medicaid ride with Rockford Paratransit involves first getting a 7 digit approval number and pick up and drop off identifier codes from First Transit. First Transit is the call center that the Illinois Healthcare and Family Services contracted with to provide the review of prior authorizations for most non-emergency transportation. Once the rider has the codes from First Transit, they may then call Rockford Paratransit to schedule their medical related trip.

The phone number for First Transit is 1-877-725-0569. Phone number for Rockford Paratransit is 1-815-961-2255.

Never Miss A Bus Again!

Want to always be in the know?  Click here, www.routeshout.com/RMTD/alerts/index to subscribe to RMTD service text alerts. You can get all route and schedule information or you can pick just the specific routes you ride.  All passengers should pick the general alert and whatever else they are interested in. General alerts will be where system wide notifications are posted.

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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