Delays + Detours – Rockford Mass Transit District

Delays + Detours


Effective Monday, October 21, 2019 the #7 South Main, and the #35/45 Kishwaukee & 7th Street Night and Sunday routes will start service to Pinnacle/Amazon at the following times:

  • 5:35 a.m. Monday thru Friday only on #7 S. Main
  • 12:35 p.m. & 1:35 p.m. Monday thru Saturday on #7 S. Main
  • 8:42 p.m. & 9:42 p.m. Monday thru Friday – #35 Kishwaukee & 7th
  • 9:42 a.m., 12:42 p.m. and 2:42 p.m. Sunday – #45 Kishwaukee & 7th

We will also be stopping at UPS at:

  • 8:41 p.m. & 9:41 p.m. Monday thru Friday – #35 Kishwaukee &7th
  • 9:41 a.m., 12:41 p.m. & 2:41 p.m. Sunday – #45 Kishwaukee & 7th

For information on times please pick up a Schedule Book Supplement from the Transfer Center or call us at 815.961.9000.


RMTD will once again be offering free rides for Veterans on Friday, October 25, 2019 so that transportation is not a barrier for those wishing to attend the Veterans Stand Down Event at the Mendelssohn Performing Arts Center, 406 N Main.  Free rides will be offered for any Veteran who can present either their DD-214 card or their VA ID card.  The event runs from 9 am until 2 pm.  Free rides on RMTD Fixed Route service will be available for Veterans between the hours of 8 am until 5 pm. For more information, please contact RMTD @ 815.961.9000.00


EFFECTIVE September 23, 2019

The following documents are a supplement to the March 2019 Schedule book.

Effective Monday, September 23, 2019 the following changes will go into effect for the #4 North Main Route and the #16 and #17 City Loops North and South Routes. The links below provide the correct and current information and are supplements to the RMTD Schedule Book.

NOTE: We are in the process of updating Google maps and our Website Trip Planner.  Until these tools are updated with the information below, please use these links on our website rather than the Trip Planner or Google.  We will notify passengers when the Trip Planning tools are updated.  For additional information, please call us at 815.961.9000. 

#4 North Main Route Changes:

N. Main Supplement & times

2019 #4 N Main Map

#16 & 17 City Loops North and South Changes:

16 and 17 supplement timetables

2019 #16 – City Loop North

2019 #17 – City Loop south

berth map

Traffic Alerts

#7 South Main - Inbound

Rockford Mass Transit District will begin service to Pinnacle/Amazon on Monday, October 21,2019. Click below for more information.

All Routes - Inbound

Free Rides for Veterans attending the Veterans Stand Down Event on Friday, October 25, 2019. Click below for more information.

All Routes - Inbound

Attention Riders: Click below for an explanation of the major changes RMTD will be implementing on the #4 North Main Route, the #16 City Loop North Route and the #17 City Loop South Route. These changes are effective Monday, September 23, 2019
Also please click below to learn about the detour on 7th Street while construction is underway.

#14 7th Street - Inbound

The Intersection at 7th Street and 22nd Ave is under construction. The following is the detour for the Route #14,
Seventh St.
Effective Immediately

OUTBOUND 7th Street;
FROM 7th Street, L-20th Ave, R-8th St, L-22nd Ave & Resume Route.

INBOUND 7th Street
From 22nd Ave R-8th St, L-20th Ave, R-7th St & Resume Route.

This detour will remain in effect until construction is over.

#15 Kishwaukee - Outbound

Outbound Kishwaukee from Samuelson Rd & 11th Street, R on Northbound Frontage Road, L on Blackhawk Rd, L on 11th Street, L on Samuelson and resume regular route. This detour will be in effect until construction is over.

#4 North Main - Inbound

Please be advised that effective August 1, 2019 the RMTD bus stop at Cherry Blossom and N. Main will move 1 block South to N. Main and Jonathon. Thank you.

All Routes - Inbound

Please be advised that effective Monday, June 24, 2019 the newly renovated berth area at the RMTD downtown terminal will be open for business. Click below for a map of the new bus berthing area.

Trip Planner

departure arrival