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TRIP - Township Riders Initiative Pilot

Don’t worry about getting to an appointment!

As a senior resident of Elk Grove, Hanover, Palatine, Schaumburg or Wheeling Townships, you can use TRIP - Township Riders Initiative Pilot, a transportation service that takes you across township lines to go to medical appointments. We’ll also take to Stroger Cook County Hospital, Hines Veterans Hospital and the Veterans Health Administration – Elgin Clinic.

  • One-way rides are $5 per township line crossed up to $10.
  • You can use TRIP 7 am - 6 pm, Monday - Friday.
  • A caregiver or service animal can go with you.

To learn more or schedule a ride, click on your Township for complete details:

 

Elk Grove Township

2400 S. Arlington Heights Rd. Arlington Heights, IL 60005 847.437.0300

  • Service area: The geographic area the buses travel includes Barrington, Elk Grove, Hanover, Maine, Palatine, Schaumburg and Wheeling Townships, as well as the medical campuses of Stroger Cook County Hospital, Hines Veterans Hospital in Maywood, and the VA Hospital in Elgin.
  • Cost: $5.00 each way, for every township border crossed, to a maximum of $10.00 per one-way trip.
  • Registration: All Riders Must be pre-registered by completing a TRIP form (separate from the Township Dial-a-Ride Service form). Forms and assistance with their completion are available at Elk Grove Township Center, 7 2400 S. Arlington Heights Rd., Arlington Heights, IL 60005, weekdays from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm and Saturdays from 8:30 am to 12:00 noon.
  • Be sure to bring: Documentation of age or disability (social security award letter), Driver’s License or State I.D., proof of residency, and a name and phone number of a contact in case of an emergency.
  • Qualifications: Residents must be at least 60 years of age for a “Senior” citizen registration and at least 18 years of age to qualify for a “Disabled” registration.
  • Hours of Service: Monday through Friday, from 5:00 am to 9:00 pm and Saturday from 7:00 am to 4:00 pm.
  • Reservations: Reservations should be made by calling 847.437.0300 three to fourteen working days in advance, from 8:30 am to 2:00 pm. Please let us know at that time if you will be needing the lift.
 

Hanover Township

240 S. Illinois Route 59 Bartlett, IL 60103 630.483.5656

  • Service area: The geographic area the buses travel includes Barrington, Elk Grove, Hanover, Maine, Palatine, Schaumburg and Wheeling Townships, as well as the medical campuses of Stroger Cook County Hospital, Hines Veterans Hospital in Maywood, and the VA Hospital in Elgin.
  • Cost: $5.00 each way, for every township border crossed, to a maximum of $10.00 per one-way trip.
  • Registration: All Riders Must be pre-registered by completing a TRIP form (separate from the Township Dial-a-Ride Service form). Forms and assistance with their completion are available at Hanover Township Center, 240 S. Illinois Route 59, Bartlett IL 60103, weekdays from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm. and Saturdays from 8:30 am to 12:00 noon.
  • Be sure to bring: Documentation of age or disability (social security award letter), Driver’s License or State I.D., proof of residency, and a name and phone number of a contact in case of an emergency.
  • Qualifications: Residents must be at least 60 years of age for a “Senior” citizen registration and at least 18 years of age to qualify for a “Disabled” registration.
  • Hours of Service: Monday through Friday, from 5:00 am to 9:00 pm and Saturday from 7:00 am to 4:00 pm.
  • Reservations: Reservations should be made by calling 630.483.5656 three to fourteen working days in advance, from 8:30 am to 2:00 pm. Please let us know at that time if you will be needing the lift.
 

Palatine Township

721 S. Quentin Rd. Palatine, IL 60067 847.358.6907

  • Service area: The geographic area the buses travel includes Barrington, Elk Grove, Hanover, Maine, Palatine, Schaumburg and Wheeling Townships, as well as the medical campuses of Stroger Cook County Hospital, Hines Veterans Hospital in Maywood, and the VA Hospital in Elgin.
  • Cost: $5.00 each way, for every township border crossed, to a maximum of $10.00 per one-way trip.
  • Registration: All Riders Must be pre-registered by completing a TRIP form (separate from the Township Dial-a-Ride Service form). Forms and assistance with their completion are available at Palatine Township Center, 721 S. Quentin Road, Palatine, weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and Saturdays from 8:30 am to 12:00 noon.
  • Be sure to bring: Documentation of age or disability (social security award letter), Driver’s License or State I.D., proof of residency, and a name and phone number of a contact in case of an emergency.
  • Qualifications: Residents must be at least 60 years of age for a “Senior” citizen registration and at least 18 years of age to qualify for a “Disabled” registration.
  • Hours of Service: Monday through Friday, from 5:00 am to 9:00 pm and Saturday from 7:00 am to 4:00 pm.
  • Reservations: Reservations should be made by calling 847.358.6907 three to fourteen working days in advance, from 8:30 am to 2:00 pm. Please let us know at that time if you will be needing the lift.
 

Schaumburg Township

One Illinois Boulevard Hoffman Estates, IL 60194 847.882.1929

  • Service area: The geographic area the buses travel includes Barrington, Elk Grove, Hanover, Maine, Palatine, Schaumburg and Wheeling Townships, as well as the medical campuses of Stroger Cook County Hospital, Hines Veterans Hospital in Maywood, and the VA Hospital in Elgin. To view a map of the coverage area, click here.
  • Cost: $5.00 each way, for every township border crossed, to a maximum of $10.00 per one-way trip.
  • Registration: All Riders Must be pre-registered by completing a TRIP Registration Form (separate from the Township transportation form), as well as a Consent to Release Information Form. You may download the TRIP Registration Form online by clicking here and download the Consent to Realease Information Form online by clicking here. Print and complete the forms. Forms and assistance with their completion are also available at Shaumburg Township, One Illinois Blvd., Hoffman Estates, IL 60194-3314, Monday through Friday from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. (For a map of Schaumburg Township, click here.)
  • Be sure to bring: Documentation of age or disability (social security award letter), Driver’s License or State I.D., proof of residency, and a name and phone number of a contact in case of an emergency.
  • Qualifications: Residents must be at least 60 years of age for a “Senior” citizen registration and at least 18 years of age to qualify for a “Disabled” registration.
  • Hours of Service: Monday through Friday, from 5:00 am to 9:00 pm and Saturday from 7:00 am to 4:00 pm.
  • Reservations: Reservations should be made by calling 847.882.1929 from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm Monday through Friday. Reservations must be made three to fourteen working days in advance.
 

Wheeling Township

1616 N. Arlington Heights Rd. Arlington Heights, IL 60004 847.259.7743

  • Service area: The geographic area the buses travel includes Barrington, Elk Grove, Hanover, Maine, Palatine, Schaumburg and Wheeling Townships, as well as the medical campuses of Stroger Cook County Hospital, Hines Veterans Hospital in Maywood, and the VA Hospital in Elgin.
  • Cost: $5.00 each way, for every township border crossed, to a maximum of $10.00 per one-way trip.
  • Registration: All Riders Must be pre-registered by completing a TRIP form. Print and complete the form. Forms and assistance with their completion are available at the Wheeling Township building at 1616 N. Arlington Heights Rd, Arlington Heights, IL 60004, weekdays from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm and Saturdays from 8:30 am to 12:00 noon.
  • Be sure to bring: Documentation of age or disability (social security award letter), Driver’s License or State I.D., proof of residency, and a name and phone number of a contact in case of an emergency.
  • Qualifications: Residents must be at least 60 years of age for a “Senior” citizen registration and at least 18 years of age to qualify for a “Disabled” registration.
  • Hours of Service: Monday through Friday, from 5:00 am to 9:00 pm. and Saturday from 7:00 am to 4:00 pm.
  • Reservations: Reservations should be made by calling 847.259.7743 three to fourteen working days in advance, from 8:30 am to 2:00 pm. Please let us know at that time if you will be needing the lift.
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Last Updated 2013/01/18