Delays + Detours – Rockford Mass Transit District

Delays + Detours

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RMTD TO RESUME REGULAR SERVICE AND FARES MAY 30, 2021

Rockford Mass Transit will resume regular, preCOVID service starting May 30, 2021. Fares for Rockford Mass Transit and Rockford Paratransit will also start being collected on May 30th. In addition to resuming regular service, RMTD will

Resume front door boarding. Passengers should board in the front and alight using the rear doors

Passengers should obtain their transfers if necessary as they board the vehicle

Passengers qualifying for discounted fares have until May 30th to purchase new ID cards if expired to continue riding at the discounted fare

Token Transit, the RMTD Mobile Ticketing App will be available for fare purchases on May 30th

Rockford Paratransit will resume fare collection also on May 30th

Ridership will be limited to 24 passengers for the present time, however, shuttle buses will also be in service

RMTD will continue its schedule of enhanced cleaning measures

MASKS ARE STILL REQUIRED BY ALL PASSENGERS AS PER THE FEDERAL MASK MANDATE. NO MASK, NO SERVICE.

COVID UPDATE

How to Get To a Vaccination Site

Effective Wednesday, 4/7/21, #3 Huffman and #6 Kilburn will service the 2nd WCHD vaccination center at New Zion Missionary Baptist Church on W. Riverside on the days the facility is open. Please also be advised that while the Winnebago County Health Dept. vaccination site is being held at the Sandy Hollow location, RMTD buses will pull into the lot and drop off and pick up at those passengers getting a vaccine at the door of the facility. Please check out the #45 route under the Covid bus routes link for exact times.

RMTD PASSENGER REQUIREMENTS

Please note that effective May 30, 2021 the number of passengers allowed on an RMTD vehicle will be limited 24 and all passengers must be seated.

All passengers will continue to be required to wear a mask or other facial covering that covers both their mouth and nose at all times while they are on any RMTD vehicle.  Passengers not wearing facial covering of some sort will not be allowed on the vehicle. Passengers must refrain from removing their facial coverings at any time for any reason while onboard the bus.

RMTD has also introduced additional safety measures for passengers including having each fixed route bus equipped with 2 hand sanitizer stations, in the front and rear of the vehicles for passenger use. The paratransit vehicles will have 1 hand sanitizer station. Passengers are encouraged to use the sanitizers when they board the vehicle.

Finally, RMTD continues its aggressive cleaning measures and will continue to wipe down all hard surfaces on the bus during the mid-day hour.  Buses will also be cleaned nightly with disinfectant and systematic fogging.

General Notifications

06/18/2021

RMTD will be running regular service all weekend so that our community can get to all the amazing Juneteenth celebrations in our city. Have a wonderful Juneteenth weekend.

06/07/2021

It's back. RMTD will be running the City Market Trolley every Friday from 6.11.21 thru 9.24.21. Click below for routes and times.

RMTD is resuming regular, pre-Covid service and will start collecting fares May 30, 2021. For more information, please click below.

Need information about the COVID 19 vaccine, check out #VacUp815. Lots of info on the importance of the vaccine from people you might know, like RMTD operator Gregori Hanserd. Then click below for info on how you can get to the mass vaccination sites on RMTD. Stay well.

RMTD is posting an IFB for tire leasing and an RFP for Boone County Urban Demand Service. Click below for more information.

11/08/2020

Effective Sunday, November 8, 2020 RMTD will be making adjustments to its service, limiting capacity on vehicles to 14, asking passengers to board and alight via the rear doors and waving fares. For more information, click below

Effective Monday April 20, 2020, all passengers riding on an rmtd vehicle will be required to wear a mask or some type of facial covering. Thank you for your cooperation.

05/26/2020

RMTD has posted its Program of Projects and Capital Grants applications. Anyone wishing to comment on these public documents can click on the about us tab for more information.

Traffic Alerts

#11 East State - Outbound

City Market Detour: Due to the high volume of traffic and pedestrians anticipated at the Rockford City Market, our routes will detour as follows every Friday from 5/21/21 thru 9/24/21 between the hours of 3p to 9p

Outbound E. State: Chestnut/Walnut to L-3rd, R-East State, resume route

05/21/2021
#15 Kishwaukee - Outbound

City Market Detour: Due to the high volume of traffic and pedestrians anticipated at the Rockford City Market, our routes will detour as follows every Friday from 5/21/21 thru 9/24/21 between the hours of 3p to 9p.

Outbound Kishwaukee/7th: Chestnut/Walnut to R-Kishwaukee and resume route

05/21/2021
#11 East State - Inbound

City Market Detour: Due to the high volume of traffic and pedestrians anticipated at the Rockford City Market, our routes will detour as follows every Friday from 5/21/21 thru 9/24/21 between the hours of 3p to 9p.

Inbound from East State: R-3rd, L-Jefferson, L-Winnebago, to Downtown Transfer Center.

05/21/2021
#35/45 Kishwaukee/7th Street

Please be advised that while the Winnebago County Health Dept. vaccination site is being held at the Sandy Hollow location, RMTD buses will pull into the lot and drop off and pick up at those passengers getting a vaccine at the door of the facility. Please check out the #45 route under the Covid bus routes link for exact times.

02/27/2021
#33/43 West State/Clifton

FYI, effective 2.25.21, RMTD will resume service to Travlur Motel. Click on the covid link to see the route and times.

02/23/2021
All Routes

Effective February 13, 2021, RMTD will be starting service at 6:15 am again on Saturdays. Check out our covid schedules for more information.

#17 City Loop South

Effective Monday, 1/25/21, the #17 North Loop will make the following deviation: from Riverside, East bound, R on Bell School, L into Swedish American Cancer Center, turn around in drive, R on Bell School, R on Riverside, resume route

01/25/2021

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