Both PACE Bus and Ride Lake County West provide door to door service. For PACE, you must be enrolled and call 24 hours in advance.
Ride Lake County West serves residents from Antioch, Grant, Lake Villa, Avon, Wauconda and Fremont. Services extend to the Gurnee Mills area, Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville, and to the downtown Mundelein area. The service may be used for medical appointments, shopping, CLC courses and access employment. To reserve a ride, or inquire about schedule times, please call 1-800-201-6446. All reservations are on a first-call, first-served basis, and available seats are reserved quickly. Reservations may be made several days in advance. The cost for seniors (60+) are $3 each way for trips under 10 miles, and $6 each way for trips over 10 miles.
RTA Senior Free Ride Program
Applications may be completed at the Village Hall. Please have the following items ready before applying for the Free Ridge Program:
A recent, color photo measuring 1-1/2″ x 1-1/2″
Proof of Age ID
Applicants must be 65 years of age or older to qualify. Applications can also be accepted from persons filing their application within three weeks of their 65th birthday.
The photo must clearly identify the applicant (no sunglasses, hats or scarves allowed). Passport photos are accepted, and may be taken at Walgreens or Wal-Mart in town.
One of the following proof of age documents are acceptable:
Driver’s License (any state), State of Illinois Identification Card,
U.S. Immigration Alien Registration Card, and Passport (any country)
Once approved, a Reduced Fare Permit will be mailed directly to the address provided by the applicant within three weeks of RTA’s receipt of application materials.
For additional information, please call the RTA at 312-913-3110,
or the Village of Antioch at 847-395-1000.
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