The Schaumburg Township Transportation Department provides door-to-door transportation service to eligible Schaumburg Township residents. This service is provided to our Senior and Disabled Community for their various transportation needs, including medical and dental appointments, shopping and social outings. Service is typically provided within the boundaries of Schaumburg Township, or 7 miles beyond township boundaries for medical purposes only. All Schaumburg Township buses have lift capability.
Senior Transportation Services Registration
Disabled Adults Transportation Services Registration
Schaumburg Township transportation services are provided for seniors (age 55+) and people with permanent disabilities (age 18+) who reside within Schaumburg Township. All riders must register with the Transportation Department prior to service. Verification of age and residency is required. Permanently Disabled Citizens must furnish proof of permanent disability.
Reservations are required for all transportation service. Reservations are taken on a first come-first serve basis. All reservations must be made no less than 72 hours in advance before 3pm, Monday – Friday. Medical and dental appointments must be confirmed for reservations to be accepted. Passengers must personally inform the dispatcher of each stop he/she will be making during their trip. *If an assistant is required, a seat must be reserved for them when the reservation is made.
Monday – Friday, 8:30 – 3:30pm
$1.00 per one-way ride.
$2.00 for round-trip.
$15.00 for bus pass (One bus pass is valid for 18 one-way rides – a $3 savings)
Passengers must personally notify the dispatcher of any cancellations as soon as possible. Multiple failures to advise of cancellation will result in a suspension of riding privileges.
In a cooperative effort with PACE, Schaumburg Township has joined Elk Grove, Hanover, Palatine and Wheeling Townships in providing the Township Riders Initiative Program (TRIP) to its residents. The TRIP program allows eligible residents to receive transportation service from PACE within the boundaries of Barrington, Elk Grove, Hanover, Maine, Schaumburg, Palatine, and Wheeling Township for medical purposes only.
Monday – Friday, 5am – 9pm
Saturday 7am – 4pm
One-Way Cost: $5.00 per township line crossed during a single trip with a maximum of $10.00 per one-way.
Medical purposes only and must cross township lines and must not duplicate existing services.
May go anywhere within these five townships: Barrington, Elk Grove, Hanover, Maine, Palatine, Schaumburg and Wheeling.
Stroger Cook County Hospital, Hines Veterans Hospital, Northwestern Hospital, Lovell Federal Healthcare, UIC Medical and Advocate Good Shepard is available on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday only.
The seniors ride free program is sponsored by RTA and is available for Illinois residents aged 65+ who reside in the RTA service regions of Cook, DuPage, Kane, Lake, McHenry or Will County. Seniors are eligible for free transit on fixed routes operated by Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), Regional Transportation Authority (RTA), Metra and Pace.
Please contact Senior Services to learn more about this program at 847-285-4541.
You will need an Illinois government-issued state ID and/or driver’s license to verify age and residency. Applicants must qualify for the Benefit Access Program to be eligible for the Senior Ride Free Program.
Senior Services can take a photo at your appointment. You may choose to bring in your own 2″ x 2″ passport-sized photo.
In approximately 3-4 weeks you will receive in the mail at your home address your Senior Ride Free Card.
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