Come Ride with Us! Boone County Public Transportation Call 815-544-9893 Voice & TTY. (use your TTY or dial 711 on your telephone, and you will automatically be connected to a TRS operator. )
BCCA offers Public Transportation service, equipped with wheel-chair lifts, to ALL residents of Boone County, regardless of age.
- Door-to-door services are provided on a demand – response basis.
- Reservations are required a day in advance of travel.
- Transportation is available Monday through Friday between 7:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.
- Transportation to connect with Rockford Mass Transit District is available.
Cost of Service for Boone County Travel for a One Way Trip:
Adults under 60 years $2.00 per trip
Adults 60 years and over Donations Gratefully Accepted
Children (under 12 years) $1.00 per trip
HOW TO PAY FOR YOUR FARE:
You can pay your fare on the day of your ride (exact fare only) or by tickets. Drivers cannot make change. Buying tickets in advance is a great convenience. No need to worry about having exact fare on the day of your ride. Tickets make great gifts and can be purchased as single rides or as a 20 ride punch card (with one additional ride free)! To purchases tickets visit the Boone County Council on Aging office at 2141 Henry Luckow Lane in Belvidere, 8:00AM-4:30PM, Monday through Friday.
AVAILABLE TO ALL RESIDENTS OF BOONE COUNTY, REGARDLESS OF AGE:
Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult.
Children 3 years old and under must have a Car Seat.
How to Schedule a Ride:
Reservations are required. Please call 815-544-9893 at least one day in advance to request a ride. (Voice & TTY - Use your TTY or dial 711 on your telephone, and you will automatically be connected to a TRS operator.)
(Exceptions are made for same day medical appointments in Boone County). Our dispatchers will ask for your name, address, destination, time of appointment, and if you will need special assistance. We will make every effort to accommodate you.
NO TRANSPORTATION IS PROVIDED ON THE FOLLOWING HOLIDAYS:
New Year's Day, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, President's Day, Good Friday, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Veteran's Day, Thanksgiving, Thanksgiving Friday, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day.
MEDICAL CAR SERVICE:
Medical Car Service is available for medical needs in adjoining counties with a minimum of one week advance notice. The Medical Car is billed by mileage 50 cents per mile.
Funding for public transportation is received through a Section 5311 grant with Boone County from the Illinois Department of Transportation and Downstate Operation Assistance Program through Rockford Mass Transit District. Funds are also provided by the State of Illinois Donated Funds Initiative from Title XX of the Social Security Act, administered by the Department of Human Services, and the Illinois Department on Aging. Funding is additionally provided by Boone County, City of Belvidere, Belvidere Township, Poplar Grove Township, Bonus Township, Boone Township, Spring Township, Flora Township, Caledonia Township, Manchester Township and the United Way of Boone County, fares and donations.