Pingree Grove, IL – May 1, 2023, the Village of Pingree Grove Board of Trustees approved a service agreement with Kane County Division of Transportation as a designated Ride in Kane sponsor. Ride in Kane (RIK) is a Section 5310 transportation services program, providing qualified individuals access to ride service in partnership with Pace Suburban Bus.
As a RIK sponsor, the Village has allocated $25,000 in funding towards the cost of transportation, for eligible Pingree Grove seniors 65+ and for those with a recorded disability, for rides originating from Pingree Grove to medical appointments and grocery shopping. Under Pingree Grove’s parameters, the Ride in Kane program offers 24/7 transportation within Kane County for a cash fare of $5 one-way, for the first 10 miles, and $1.50 per mile thereafter, or up to five (5) miles into McHenry County, including access to Northwestern Medicine Huntley Hospital.
In-person registration at the Village Municipal Center is required. Program registration opens on June 1, 2023, and established RIK participation parameters must be met.
Additional information can be found on the Village website at https://www.villageofpingreegrove.org/578/Ride-in-Kane-Transportation-Service