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 Joan Nichols at (630) 719-6685.
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) 719-6685.
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 Good Samaritan Hospital. 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.
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.
Division of Human Services
Phone: (630) 719-6670
Fax: (630) 719-6608
Fight the Bite
4340 Prince Street
Downers Grove, IL 60515
Main (630) 719-6600
Mon - Fri, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm