Dial-A-Ride Rural Public Transportation Program
LifeSpan Center 11021 E. Co. Rd. 800 N
Charleston, IL 61920-8632
Telephone Numbers and Contact Information:
(800) 500-5505 Toll Free
|Operating Agency:||Coles County Council on Aging, Inc.|
|Agency Type:||Private, Non-Profit|
|Fees:||Coles County: 1. Over 60 - within City of Charleston and City of Mattoon - DONATION BASIS 2. All Ages - travel outside city limits of Charleston, Mattoon, or rural town - $4.00 each one way trip 3. Under 60 - Travel within City of Charleston and City of Mattoon - $2.00 each one way trip 4. All Ages - Travel within rural town - $2.00 each one way trip 5. All Ages ouside Coles County $7.00 each way.|
Coles County - We travel to Champaign/Urbana on Monday & Effingham on Wednesday - Cost is $7.00 each one way trip.
Douglas County: 1. Over 60- anywhere within Douglas County- DONATION 2. Under 60- traveling within city limits or rural town- $2.oo each one way trip. 3. Under 60- traveling outside city limits or rural town- $4.00 each one way trip. 4. All ages- traveling outside Douglas County- $7.00 each one way trip.
Douglas County: Travel to Champaign/Urbana on Mon. and Wed. cost is $7.00 each one way trip. Travel between Coles and Douglas County is $7.0
Children ages of 5 and under, ride for free with a parent/guardian. Children 6 to 10 years of age, ride for $1.00 with a parent/guardian.
Sarah Bush Lincoln Advantage 50 members get a discount when riding to one of our locations in Coles and Douglas County.
|Intake Process:||Registration prior to using service via telephone or agency referral.Reservations can be made up to 2 weeks in advance.|
|Area Served:||Coles and Douglas|
|Appt. Necessary:||Yes - Reservations can be taken up to 2 weeks in advance.|
|Payment Methods:||Contract for service or cash upon boardingvehicle|
Provides affordable, accessible transportation not only to older adults, but also to persons with disabilities and all age groups of the general public. Offers Coles County residents access to community resources while promoting independence and mobility.
Last Updated: April 11, 2017, 8:26 a.m.