The Milton Township Ride DuPage program serves Township residents who are 65 years of age and disabled persons of all ages who are in need of special transportation within DuPage County for medical appointments, volunteer work, shopping, social visits, etc. Working in cooperation with Pace, the Suburban Bus Division of the RTA, the service provides curb-to-curb transportation 7 days a week, 24 hours a day. Fares are a flat fee of $2 per ride plus $1 for each mile traveled within DuPage County only.
Participants must register for the program prior to making a reservation. Applicants under 65 must have a current RTA Reduced Fare or Ride Free Permit in order to qualify for Ride DuPage. Users should make a reservation at least 24 hours in advance and may make reservations as early as 7 days prior to the day of travel. To register, review the Rider's Guide and complete the Ride DuPage Registration Form in person at the Township Office or send it to:
Attn: Ride DuPage
1492 N Main Street
Wheaton, IL 60187
In addition to Ride DuPage, the Township offers the Ride DuPage to Work program for work related travel only. Fares are a flat fee of $3 for the first 6 miles, plus $1 for each additional mile traveled within DuPage County only.
For further information about these programs, please contact the Social Services Coordinator, Amanda Seidel, at 630-668-1616 or A.Seidel@miltontownship.net. Additional information about Ride DuPage can be found at the Ride DuPage website.
If you are 65 years or older and enrolled in the Illinois Department on Aging's Benefit Access Program, you are eligilbe for a Ride Free Permit. If you are 65 years or older and not enrolled in the Benefit Access Program, you are eligible for a Reduced Fare Permit. The Senior Permit Application for both Ride Free & Reduced Fare can be found here and may be completed at the Township Office.
Persons with disabilities that are 64 years of age or younger and are enrolled in the Benefit Access Program are eligible for a Ride Free Permit. Persons with disabilities that are 64 years of age or younger and are not enrolled in the Benefit Access Program are eligible for a Reduced Fare Permit. The Persons with Disabilities Permit Application for both Ride Free & Reduced Fare can be found here and may be completed at the Township Office.
We will gladly assist you in taking a picture required for your RTA card and will mail your application upon completion. It takes roughly 3-4 weeks for you to receive your card in the mail. For further information, visit the Ride Free Permits page or Reduced Fare Permits page on the Regional Transportation Authority website.