Dial-A-Ride Contract with PACE Renewed for 2019

The Township is pleased to continue providing Dial-A-Ride for 2019. Dial-A-Ride is a curb-to-curb shared ride service for Downers Grove Township residents who are 65 and over. It is also a service for qualified persons with disabilities of any age. In order to ride Dial-A-Ride you must have a permanent address in Downers Grove Township. Motels, hotels, extended stays and temporary housing are not eligible for our Dial-A-Ride service.

In order to use the service, riders must have a valid RTA or ADA card. Questions and registration contact the Township at (630) 719-6670.

Qualified residents 65 and older can apply for a RTA card, in person, at the Township office. The price for the accompanying picture is $3.00. The Township address is 4340 Prince Street, Downers Grove. Qualified persons with disabilities of any age, please call the Township office for an application, (630) 719-6670.

You must bring one of the following: a driver’s license, State issued ID card, US Immigration Alien Registration card (copy of both sides) or a passport.

The Dial-A-Ride service is provided to and from any point within the Township of Downers Grove area. This includes service to Hinsdale Hospital, Good Samaritan Hospital, and Loyola Center for Health at Burr Ridge. Service is provided from 8 am to 4 pm, Monday through Friday, excluding major holidays. The fare is $3.00 for each one-way ride.

There is limited service (one shared ride mini-bus) on the following holidays:

  1. New Year’s Day
  2. Memorial Day
  3. 4th of July
  4. Labor Day
  5. Thanksgiving Day
  6. Christmas Day

All restrictions and requirements apply. The fare is $5.00 for each one-way ride

Reservations for general-purpose rides can be made one or two business days in advance. Rides for medical appointments can be made up to a week in advance. An escort may accompany a passenger. The escort does not have to be registered but does have to pay a separate $3.00 fare.

Download the Dial-A-Ride Flyer here.

Division of Human Services
Phone: (630) 719-6670
Fax: (630) 719-6608


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