Ride Around Town

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RIDE-AROUND TOWN

Romeoville's Ride Around Town program lets you relax while we do the driving! Romeoville residents can now utilize this service for rides within a ten mile radius of Romeoville for various appointments, shopping, or dining. Only available for Romeoville residents. Appointments must be made a minimum of 48 hours in advance and are taken on a first come, first serve basis. Times cannot be guaranteed. 

To schedule your ride, call 815-886-6222.

HOURS:

MONDAY -  THURSDAY (9:00AM-2:00PM)

LAST APPOINTMENT - 12:30PM 

Ride Around Town Map

RIDE AROUND FEES

FEE APPLIES TO RIDES ORIGINATING IN AREA #1

$1 for each extra stop.

All riders 3 years and up must pay.

Senior Fee: Age 50 years and up.

Available for Romeoville & Plainfield Carillon Residents ($1 extra per trip)

AREA 1 (Romeoville)

Senior: 1-Way: $2 / Round Trip: $4

Regular: 1-Way: $3 / Round Trip: $6

AREA 2 (Crest Hill, Bolingbrook, Lockport, Lemont, & Plainfield)

Senior: 1-Way: $4 / Round Trip: $8

Regular: 1-Way: $5 / Round Trip: $10

AREA 3 (Joliet, Naperville, Homer Glen, Woodridge, & Plainfield)

Senior: 1-Way: $8 / Round Trip: $16

Regular: 1-Way: $9 / Round Trip: $18



RIDER RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Riders must call the Recreation Center to set up an account in Rec Trac and get registered in our system for Ride Around Town. 
  • Riders must be able to travel to and from their door to the vehicle on their own and board the vehicle on their own.  Drivers cannot physically assist riders.
  • Wheelchair users must be able to get on and off the ramp without assistance from the driver.  Drivers will lock down the chair only.
  • Riders must handle their own personal bags and belongings during pick-up and drop-off.  Riders can carry on/off no more than six bags.
  • Riders may not sit in the front row of the vehicle or in the front passenger seat.
  • For safety reasons, driver has the right to refuse to a rider who is visibly sick. 
  • Payment for rides are made by our new reloadable punch pass in $20     increments.  Each punch equals $1.  
  • Payment options for purchasing or reloading a punch pass: 
  • Credit card over the phone by calling the Rec Department 815-886-6222.
  • Cash/check given to the driver.
  • In person at the Recreation Center during open hours.
  • Appointment availability will be limited due to additional time needed to clean the vehicle in between riders. 
  • Appointments must be made 48 hours in advance by calling the Recreation Department 815-886-6222.  Voicemail messages will not be accepted for appointments.  Please call for ride booking timeline.
  • Riders must be ready within 15 minutes of pickup time or pickup will need to be rescheduled.  
  • Rides can only be made for essential trips i.e.; medical (routine), grocery store, employment, hair.  Rides cannot be booked for doctor/hospital visits for a rider who is sick.  The Recreation Department reserves the right to deny any appointment to and from a location that is not deemed essential.   
  • Seat belt must be worn at all times.
  • The following is not allowed on the vehicles:  eating, drinking, standing while vehicle is moving, or abusive language.
  • Please do not leave any garbage on the bus, riders must take garbage with them.
  • Riders are expected to be courteous to others.
  • Riders 17 years old and under must be accompanied by a parent or guardian, 18 years and older.
  • Riders must call within 24 hours to cancel an appointment or they will still be charged for the ride.