St. George Road Closed 8/31/15 – 9/9/15

Due to repairs to the railroad tracks, St. George Road will be closed to through traffic. This closure will affect the following routes: Route #9 Manteno, Route #10 Bourbonnais, Route #11 Bourbonnais and University Park. Route 9, 10 and University Park will make transfers at the Wal-Mart stop. If you wish to park your car and ride to University Park, please drive to the Manteno Metro Centre, park your car and catch the bus at that location. Route #9 Manteno will be unable to serve the two stops at Tri Star or the stop on the corner of Route 45 and 9000 N Road. All stops on both Bourbonnais routes will be served, but refer to the maps and temporary time schedule to check your times for a specific stop. We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.

Click on a route to review the detour map and schedule.
Route #9 Manteno
Route #10 Bourbonnais
Route #11 Bourbonnais
University Park

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Effective Sunday, August 16, 2015, River Valley Metro will be doubling weekday service to Midway. There are also service changes going into effect for Bourbonnais Route #10 and Bourbonnais Route #11. The A and B Routes are being eliminated and time points have changed. Northfield Square Mall Route #3 will be now serving East Brookmont and Harvard Drive. This also changes a couple stops and time points on Route #3. The following routes will also time point changes: Meadowview Route #1, Bradley Route #2, Eastgate Route #4, West Kankakee Route #7, Manteno Route #9 and University Park. Please refer to Service Alerts or Coming Attractions pages for the details. If you have any questions, please call 815-937-4287.

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Midway Airport Commuter Shuttle Service

New Midway Service Schedule

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Welcome to River Valley Metro

Our new Manteno parking lot is open!

Free parking is now available adjacent to River Valley Metro Mass Transit District’s Metro Centre in downtown Manteno. More than 60 parking spots are available for commuters using River Valley Metro’s bus service from Manteno to Midway Airport or to the University Park Metra train station.

With River Valley Metro’s free parking, and tickets costing only $2 each way, commuters can save money, relax, and avoid the stress of traffic and long term parking. This new travel option offers a great alternative for anyone traveling to the Chicago area from downstate Illinois or Indiana.

This project was made possible by the cooperation and assistance from the Village of Manteno. River Valley Metro greatly appreciates this partnership.



Our commuter services have created job opportunities for many individuals in different areas, including with River Valley Metro! Click here for more information.
River Valley Metro is the most economical way to get around town – for $1 each way you can go where you want to go, or purchase one of our monthly passes. Full Fare passes are $30, with Student, Disabled and Elderly passes less than that your transportation around the area is $1/day at the most. Commuter Routes cost slightly more at $2 each way or a $40 monthly pass.

River Valley Metro is now on Google Transit! This is a great way to plan out a trip and easy to find which routes will get you where you need to go.

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