Dial-A-Ride provides affordable, accessible transportation not only to older adults, but also to persons with disabilities and all age groups of the general public. The program, which currently operates thirteen wheelchair accessible buses, offers Coles County residents access to community resources while promoting independence and mobility.
Dial-A-Ride has recently expanded the hours and areas of service. Three counties (Champaign, Vermilion, and Effingham) beyond Coles are now accessible through this transportation program.
Services are now available from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Saturdays & 12 noon - 8:30 pm. Sundays.
In Fiscal Year 2011, Dial-A-Ride served 2,954 clients in Coles County with 20,837 units of service.
Dial-A-Ride's scheduled service is as follows:
Champaign - Monday & Thursday
Danville - Tuesday
Effingham - Wednesday
Monday: Super Wal-Mart 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Thursday: County Market 10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Tuesday: County Market 11:30 - 12:30
Wednesday: Super Wal-Mart 11 a.m. - 12 noon
Thursday: Super Wal-Mart 9:30 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Friday: Cross County Mall 12 noon - 1:30 p.m.
ALL locations in Coles County are available - the list above represents high demand locations which due to time constraints required designated times.
This rural, public transportation program continues to grow and be responsive to the changing need of our community.
Contact Dial-A-Ride at 217-639-5169 and toll free 1-800-500-5505