Transportation

Lurie Children's Hospital Transportation Handout
Transportation: Getting Around [PDF]

Parking Program for People with Disabilities
Parking Program Guide [PDF]

Person with Disabilities Certification for Parking Placard
Parking Placard Application [PDF]

Advanced Medical Transport (AMT)
1718 North Sterling Ave., Peoria, IL 61604
(800) 457-1143
Provider of emergency and scheduled ambulance services in Central and Western Illinois.

Central Illinois Public Transit
Serves Christian, Clay, Effingham, Fayette, Montgomery, Moultrie, and Shelby counties.  They provide pre-scheduled transportation to consumers in Central Illinois.
To schedule a trip, call 1-855-755-2478.

Connect Transit & Connect Mobility (paratransit)
351 Wylie Drive, Normal, IL 61761
309-828-9833
Public transportation in the Bloomington/Normal area.

Dial-A-Ride Rural Public Transportation Program
217-639-5169 or toll-free at 1-800-500-5505.
Provides public transportation in Coles County for individuals over 60, the disabled and the general public of all ages.

Easy Access Chicago
Easy Access Chicago provides information on the accessibility of over 100 Chicagoland attractions and transportation methods.

First Transit, Inc. 
799 W. Roosevelt Road,  Building 4, Suite 200, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
Phone: (877) 725-0569
The administrator for the Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services' Non-Emergency Transportation Services Prior Authorization Program (NETSPAP).  The IL Dept of Healthcare & Family Services allows for the provision of transportation services of certain Medicaid Participants to their qualified non-emergency medical appointments.  HFS has contracted First Transit, Inc. to help them manage the NETSPAP program.  Click here for trip request instructions.    

MobilityWorks, Inc.
Locations in Villa Park, Plainfield and Niles.
Sales phone: 877-275-4907
MobilityWorks offers new and used accessible vans for sale or for rent, sell and install electric scooter lifts, transfer seats, docking systems, hand controls, driving aids and more.

The National Organization for Vehicle Accessibility Grant Program
574-607-5995
The National Organization for Vehicle Accessibility works nationally to provide vehicle modification grants to individuals with disabilities in need of financial assistance.

New Ability Inc.
1005 Main St., Melrose Park, IL 60160
Phone: 708-345-3939
This vendor exclusively works on power mobility equipment in vans/cars.

Open Taxis
Phone: 855-928-1010
E-mail for prearranged orders: dispatch1@opendoorsnfp.org
Open Taxis is a new centralized dispatch system for wheelchair accessible taxis in the Chicagoland area. They operate in the city, city to suburb and suburb to city with accessible vehicles. Customers can prearrange taxi service via phone or e-mail.

Personal Mobility
Provider of wheelchair accessible vehicles, driving systems, mobility seats, handicap lifts, and other vehicle modifications.
706 W. Bradley
Champaign, IL 61820
Locations in Peoria and Springfield too.
Phone: 217-398-1188

RTA Travel Training Program
Phone: 312-913-3120
Email: traveltraining@rtachicago.org
The Regional Transportation Authority teaches people with disabilities how to use CTA, Metra and Pace buses and trains. No cost except for transit fairs during training.

Rural Transit Assistance Center
Phone: 309-298-2141
RTAC, with the assistance of Human Service Transportation Plan (HSTP) coordinators, can help you procure a ride through a network of transportation providers from around the state.

Shriners Hospitals for Children – Chicago’s Resource Guide to Obtaining or Modifying An Accessible Vehicle

SHOW BUS
Services are available in DeWitt, Ford, Iroquois, Kankakee, Livingston, Macon, and McLean counties.  
1-800-525-2454

Statewide Map of Transportation Providers

uberWAV
Riders who use motorized wheelchairs or scooters can in certain cities request a ride in a wheelchair-accessible vehicle (WAV). uberWAV driver-partners are certified by a third party in safely driving and assisting people with disabilities. Available in Chicago.