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 Patricia A. Jones Center.
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
Patricia A. Jones Center - Waukegan
Many thanks to our transportation committee members.