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Illinois River Valley Public Transit
Schuyler and Cass County Road Map low res_thumb.jpgMission Statement:
"Every person in the Illinois River Valley area in need of public transportation will receive affordable, dependable and accessible transportation to promote independence, self-sufficiency and economic development."

Phone: (217) 323-4512
Toll free: 1-855-803 RIDE (1-855-803-7433)
121 E 2nd St. Suite 2 Beardstown, IL 62618
Hours: Monday- Friday 7AM-4:30PM

Beginning service in October 2011 the Illinois River Valley Public Transit is a "curb to curb" operation or a demand response system. A demand response transit service is comprised of vehicles operating in response to calls from passengers, or their agents, to the transit operator. The operator dispatches a vehicle to pick up the passenger(s) and transports them their destination.

How to ride:
Call and schedule at least 24 hours in advance to make sure there is available space.
Call and schedule as far ahead as possible to ensure availability. 

Fees:
All passengers, unless covered by a pre-arranged contact, will remit according to the following fare structure.
Fares are subject to change.
Senior rides (60+) are provided on donation basis. Call for details. 

  • $2.00 one way trip in Beardstown
  • $3.00 one way trip in Cass County
  • $5.00 one way trip to Jacksonville or Macomb
  • $7.50 one way trip to Springfield or Quincy

Facts:
Illinois River Valley Transportation can accommodate handicap and wheelchair passengers.

This service is best for:
  • Taking trips to the grocery store
  • Shopping 
  • Going to medical appointments
  • Going to work
  • Social visits 
  • Anywhere!