Village of River Grove Transportation

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River Grove is centered between major highways catering to your transportation needs to the north, south, east or west. It is also home to it's own railroad station which acts as a hub between Elgin on the west, Antioch on the north and downtown Chicago on the east

Pace, RTA and METRA offer convenient rail and bus service providing easy access between Chicago and surrounding Suburbs




RTA Travel Information Center

Call 836-7000 from any regional area code toll-free for trip planning assistance using CTA train and buses, Metra commuter rail and Pace suburban bus services. Operators are available daily from 5am to 1am or plan your trip online using the Goroo Trip Planner!

Free and Reduced Fare Programs

Military personnel, Seniors and those with disabilities who live in the RTA service region are eligible for Reduced Fare Programs.

If you are an Illinois resident, aged 65 or older and live in Cook, DuPage, Kane, Lake, McHenry or Will county, you are eligible for free transit on fixed routes operated by the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), Metra and Pace. Click links on right for more information.

RTA Reduced Fare Information


Leyden Township Senior And Disabled Subsidized Taxi Program

The Senior Citizen and Disabled Subsidized Taxi Program is a service of Leyden Township that responds to the transportation needs of adults 60 years of age and older, or the physically disabled who reside in Leyden Township and have no access to other forms of transportation.  The program is designed to allow seniors and the physically disabled to attend doctor and hospital appointments and to allow them to go grocery shopping and other life sustaining activities. 

How the program works
Coupon books cost $10.00 and have a value of $20.00.  A coupon ($2.00 in value) is used as cash toward taxi fare.  Individuals are allowed to purchase one book per month.  Each book has an expiration date and must be used on or before that date.  No refunds or exchanges are available.  All coupons must be used with cab companies contracted by Leyden Township.  These companies are listed on the back of the coupon books.  
Where to apply:   Applications for the program are available at these locations

Leyden Town Hall 
2501 North Mannheim Rd 
Franklin Park
Monday through Friday
9:00am to 5:00pm

Elmwood Park satellite office
2 Conti Parkway 
Elmwood Park
Tuesday & Friday
10:00am to 4:00pm


Pace Dial-a-Ride Service

Service:   Leyden Township
Service Area: Leyden Township
Service Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Eligibility: General Public
Fares: Disabled $1.25, Senior $1.25, Student $1.25, Other $2.50
Advanced Call-In Up to 7 days for medical appointments, Up to 1 day for all other trips
Reservations: 1-888-699-6999, 1-800-504-7689TTY
Additional Info: Service within Leyden Township and to select shopping and medical destinations outside of the township.




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