TRANSIT

Urban Area Transit Service

Transit service in the urban area is provided by the River Valley METRO Mass Transit District, which began service in July, 1999, and has provided increasing levels of service to an increasing ridership base since that time.  Service is provided in Aroma Park, Bourbonnais, Bradley, Kankakee, Manteno, and portions of unincorporated Kankakee County.  Please visit River Valley Metro's website for the latest up to date information about service.

METRO will provide its 10,000,000th ride during the fiscal year which began on July 1, 2016.  For information on routes, schedules, fares, and details on how to ride on the METRO system, please click the link for their website below:

River Valley METRO Mass Transit District

Rural Area Transit Service

Rural transit service is provided by Kankakee County, through its contractor, SHOW BUS.  Service is provided door-to-door in all portions of rural Kankakee County on weekdays.  Deviated fixed route service is provided between downtown Kankakee and Momence on an hourly basis, also on weekdays.  For information on routes, schedules, fares and details on how to ride on the SHOW BUS system, please click the link below:

SHOW BUS

Interstate Bus Service

Interstate bus service is provided by Greyhound from their facility on the south side of Kankakee.   

Rail Service

Passenger rail service is provided by Amtrak from the train station in downtown Kankakee.  Rail passenger service is provided throughout the Chicago area by METRA, whose nearest station is located at University Park. 

The River Valley METRO Mass Transit District provides service from Kankakee County to that train station, with schedules noted on their website.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

Kankakee County Planning Department
189 E. Court Street, Room 201  Kankakee, IL  60901
Phone: 815.937.2940   |   Fax: 815.937.2974
Office Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Closed: Saturday, Sunday and Holidays