Trips to Rockford

Three times a month LOTS provides rides to Rockford, IL

At least three (3) times a month LOTS provides a route to Rockford for persons who either need to attend medical appointments or who would like to go shopping. These routes do fill up, so make sure you make your reservation for a ride shortly after you make your doctor’s appointment.  Call our dispatch staff at (815) 288-2117 for more information.  Please see the fares tab of this web site for more information. 

Reminders for riders:

  • In light of COVID-19, riders will be asked to abide by the mandate from the Federal Transit Administration (FTQ) to socially distance and wear a mask while on the bus.
  • Persons who need a ride to a medical appointment in Rockford are asked to schedule those appointments for between 9:00 AM and Noon.
  • Cost for rides is $0.35/mile. Fares for older adults, persons with disabilities and veterans is capped at $5.00 per ride, one way. $10.00 round trip.
  • Medical appointment rides are Medicaid eligible.  Certain restrictions may apply. Ask LOTS dispatch for additional information.
  • Shopping bags are limited to four (4) per rider. a $1.00 charge will be applied for each additional bag.

2024 dates for the Rockford Route are listed below.

January 9 (Tuesday)
January 18 (Thursday)
January 23 (Tuesday)

February 8 (Thursday)
February 13 (Tuesday)
February 22 (Thursday)

March 5 (Tuesday)
March 14 (Thursday)
March 26 (Tuesday)

April 4 (Thursday)
April 16 (Tuesday)
April 25 (Thursday)

May 7 (Tuesday)
May 16 (Thursday)
May 28 (Tuesday)

June 6 (Thursday)
June 18 (Tuesday)
June 27 (Thursday)

July 2 (Tuesday)
July 18 (Thursday)
July 30 (Tuesday)

August 8 (Tuesday)
August 20 (Tuesday)
August 29 (Thursday)

September 3 (Tuesday)
September 12 (Thursday)
September 24 (Tuesday)

October 3 (Thursday)
October 15 (Tuesday)
October 24 (Thursday)

November 5 (Tuesday)
November 14 (Thursday)
November 26 (Tuesday)

December 5 (Thursday)
December 10 (Tuesday)
December 19 (Thursday)