Effective December 2019
Adults (12 years & older) – $1 .50
Children (under 5 must be accompanied by an adult) – FREE
Children (ages 5 thru 11) – $0.75
Students ages 20 years and younger – $0.75
(To qualify for the student fare, a student must be able to show a valid school ID or valid RMTD photo ID)
Students in grades K-12 – Free with school issued ID or valid RMTD photo ID).
Disabled Citizens* – $0.75
Disabled Citizens enrolled in Illinois Benefits Access program* – FREE
Senior Citizens (age 65 and over)* – FREE
Veterans with valid RMTD photo ID – Free
Adult Ten Ride Tickets – $15.00
Student, or Disabled Citizen Ten-Ride Ticket* – $7.50
1 Day Full Fare Unlimited Ride Pass – $3.00
1 Day Half Fare Unlimited Ride Pass* – $1.50
* with valid RMTD photo ID
7 Day Unlimited Ride Saver Pass – $16.00
30 Day Unlimited Ride Saver Pass – $55.00
(Not transferable. Unlimited Ride passes may only be used by the purchaser. Valid only on RMTD)
To purchase tickets contact Teresa Brown@Tbrown@rmtd.org or call 815.961.9000
Transfers are good for one hour and should be used on the first bus passing the transfer point. Transfers are issued anywhere two RMTD bus routes meet or cross over.
Any passenger boarding or alighting in the designated Cherry Valley Zone will be asked to pay the additional $0.25 Zone Fare. Bus passes not accepted in Zone Fare.
- All tickets are non-refundable and can be redeemed for rides only.
- Any person with a Medicare Card can qualify for reduced fare service on the RMTD system.
- Any person with a Medicare Card enrolled in the Illinois Benefit Access Program can ride for free.
- Riders must first obtain the appropriate RMTD photo ID.
- RMTD drivers DO NOT carry change.
Senior citizens 65 and older may ride for free if they have an RMTD photo ID card. The cost for the ID card is $5.00 and may be obtained at either RMTD Transfer Center. Seniors must present proof of age and the $5.00 fee in order to obtain the card.
Veterans may ride for free if they have an RMTD photo ID card. The cost for the ID card is $5.00 and may be obtained at either RMTD Transfer Center. Veterans must present proof of service, proof of identity and the $5.00 fee in order to obtain the card.
Student ID Cards
To ride for free, Students need to be enrolled in grades K-12. Students should present their school issued ID to the operator to ride for free. If they do not have a school issued ID, they can obtain an RMTD Student ID card by coming to either RMTD Transfer Center and providing proof of enrollment in a K-12 program. The cost of an RMTD student ID card is $2.00.
Benefit Access Program
To enroll in the Benefit Access Program, go to: https//www.illinois.gov/aging/BenefitsAccess/Pages/default.aspx
For information or assistance on how to apply for the Benefit Access Program, please contact: Illinois Area on Aging @815.226.4901.