Ride in Kane Program
Ride in Kane is a paratransit transportation service to eligible South Elgin residents. Those residents 65 years and older may use this service for medical appointments only. Disabled residents may use the service for medical appointments or for work or job training destinations.
Qualified residents must first register for the program by completing an application form and providing a copy of a government form of identification (driver's license or state ID - showing a South Elgin address, date of birth and photograph). If needed, proof of disability must be proved (RTA Reduced Fare card, social security disability payment receipt, verification of disability written on doctor's letterhead and signed by the doctor).
Register in person at the South Elgin Village Hall, 10 N. Water Street; Monday through Friday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm; closed holidays. Registration takes two to three days to review and approve; call 847-741-3894 for additional information.
Registered riders will receive the Ride-in-Kane Rider's Guide which provides detailed information on scheduling a ride, include Pace phone numbers.
The rider's fee per ride is $5 for the first 10 miles and $1.50 for each additional mile. The specific costs associated with each ride will be calculated by Pace at the time appointments are scheduled.
Transportation through the Ride-in-Kane program will be available to eligible South Elgin residents for as long as funding allows. Contact Community Development at 847-741-3894 with any questions.
This program is partially funded through a Federal grant. “No person in the United States shall, on the grounds of race, color, or national origin, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance.” Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1965 (42 U.S.C. 2000d)