TRI-COUNTY RURAL TRANSIT (TCRT) is public transportation and Medicaid approved provider for non-emergency transport for everyone. It promotes economic development within our region, which is affordable, accessible and provides community and environmental well-being. Tri-County Rural Transit is a door-to-door, demand response and deviated route service. Transportation is provided to residents 16 years of age and older unless accompanied by an adult or approved in advance. Transportation to and from hospitals, medical appointments, banks, libraries, shopping centers, laundromats, etc. Available transfers made with other transportation providers to Springfield, Jacksonville, and Madison County upon availability. Fare schedule is suggested for all Passengers 60+ years of age. Donations in any amount by seniors are accepted.
TCRT is a Federally assisted program to provide public transportation to any individual. TCRT does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability to exclude from the participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be otherwise subjected to, discrimination under any program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance.
TCRT is an equal opportunity employer and a drug and alcohol free workplace.
Funding for Tri-County Rural Transit is provided by the Illinois Department of Transportation – Federal Transportation Administration and the Area Agency on Aging for Lincolnland.
- Riders with physical or cognitive impairments that impede independent travel may be accompanied by an escort or Personal Assistant. TCRT allows for the free transportation of Personal Assistants, escorts and service animals.
- The Americans with Disabilities Act (Title II) states, in part, that “no otherwise qualified disabled individual shall, solely by reason of such disability, be excluded from the participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination in programs, services or activities sponsored by a public entity.” At Tri-County Rural Transit District (TCRT), we are committed to complying with the requirements of Title II of the ADA in all of its programs, services, benefits and activities.
- TCRT provides safe and efficient transportation to the communities we serve. TCRT provides door-to-door service for the frail, elderly, and persons with disabilities. Door-to-door means that drivers assist passengers from their homes and assist them back to the door in a safe and polite manor. All able-bodied passengers are given curb-to-curb service meaning they are picked up in front of their homes and delivered in front of their destinations unless door-to-door service is requested.
- TCRT documents are available in alternative formats upon request.