Public Transportation

Starting August 28, 2023, City of DeKalb Public Transit announced a new Dial-a-Ride service for the residents of Cortland and southwest DeKalb. This Dial-a-Ride service is designed to connect individuals who do not qualify for Paratransit services to the DeKalb Public Transportation Fixed Route system:

• Service Open to all non-paratransit riders within the zone.

• Service outside Dial-a-Ride area will transfer to fixed routes at:

    DeKalb Walmart

    Locust St. between 6th St. and 7th St. in DeKalb (by the train depot).

• Cost is $1.00 within the Dial-a-Ride area

    Transfers to from Dial-a-Ride to Fixed Route do not require an additional fare.

    Transfers from Fixed Route to Dial-A-Ride Service are 50 cents.

Dial-a-Ride Service Area:

The boundaries of the Dial-a-Ride Service Area are:

• 10th St. DeKalb between Lincoln Hwy. (Rt. 38) and Sycamore Rd. (Rt. 23)

• Sycamore Rd. between north of 10th St. and Barber Green Rd.

• Barber Green Rd. between Sycamore Rd. and Somonauk Rd.

• All Incorporated Areas of the Town of Cortland.


Additional information:

City of DeKalb Transit Information