Senior/Disabled Transportation Programs
ApplicationsThe City Clerk’s Office is a registration center for senior transportation programs and two transportation programs for disabled residents. Applications for all programs are available in person Monday through Friday from 8:30 am - 5:00 pm at:
City Clerk’s Office (2nd Floor)
209 N. York St.
Ride DuPage ProgramThe City of Elmhurst offers subsidized transportation for senior residents and residents with disabilities. Eligibility is limited to Elmhurst residents that are 65 and older and those who are disabled with a Disability RTA Reduced Fare Card. In order to use Ride DuPage, you must be a registered rider by completing the Ride DuPage Registration Form.
Ride DuPage Registration Form
Please submit the completed Ride DuPage Registration Form to:
City of Elmhurst - Clerk's Office
209 N. York Street
Elmhurst, IL 60126
Seniors Ride Free & Reduced Fare RTA / Pace / Metra Program
RTA Reduced Fare & Ride Free Permits
The RTA issues Reduced Fare and Ride Free permits to eligible riders throughout the region. The RTA Reduced Fare Permit allows older adults, age 65 and older, and qualified people with disabilities and Medicare recipients to ride all RTA fixed-route services (regularly scheduled CTA, Metra and Pace buses or trains in Cook, DuPage, Kane, Lake, McHenry and Will Counties) at a reduced fare. Additionally, in accordance with state law, the RTA issues Ride Free Permits for all RTA fixed-route services to any Illinois resident who is enrolled in the Illinois Department of Aging Benefit Access Program.
Applications for the Reduced Fare and Ride Free permits can be obtained at the City Clerk’s Office. To apply for these programs, complete the appropriate application, include a copy of both sides of your driver’s license and a passport sized photo. Mail the completed application and all attachments to the RTA in the envelope provided.
For RTA Customer Service: 312-913-3110
Both Addison Township and York Township offer reduced fare transportation programs for residents who live within their boundaries. For more information on those programs offered at the Township level contact the appropriate Township:
Residents who live north of North Avenue - Addison Township: (630) 530-8161
Residents who live south of North Avenue - York Township: (630) 620-2413