Expanding Dial A Ride For Disabled Residents (16+) & Seniors (60+)
Over 15 million people under age 55 with disabilities have difficulty getting the transportation they need. Supervisor Jones has conducted meetings to develop a plan to address these transportation needs. The collaboration resulted in the expansion of the transportation program called Dial A Ride. This program will provide a vital lifeline for people who are Seniors (60+) and disabled residents (16+) to access employment, education, healthcare, and community life. The collaboration included; Waukegan Township, Shields Township, and Pace Paratransit.
Information to know:
The resident must live in Waukegan Township. There is a small fee - One way $3 & Transfers $0.15. The bus operates M-F 6 am to 6 pm, except on major holidays.
Registration provided at Park Place. For questions concerning the Dial-A-Ride program call 847-244-9242. For Dial-A-Ride appointment call 800-201-6446.
Service area includes all of Waukegan & Shields Township and the following points: Oak Street Health - Waukegan Erie Family Health Center - Waukegan The Greenleaf Medical Complex - Gurnee Highland Park Hospital Vista Hospital East - Waukegan Captain James A. Lovell VA Hospital College of Lake County - (Grayslake + Lake Shore Campus) Lake County Center for Independent Living - Mundelein Hawthorne Mall - Vernon Hills Wal-Mart Supercenter /Fountain Square - Waukegan West Lake Forest Train Station Sunset Foods - Lake Forest Search, Inc. - Waukegan Park Place - Waukegan
Many thanks to our transportation committee members.