Transit Resource Guide

Whether you’re a life-long resident of DeKalb or new to the area, the Transit Resource Guide can help you locate and find transportation to medical facilities, grocery stores, government agencies, child care facilities, schools, and even areas of employment, all in one centralized location.  With over 50 different business and organization locations and information available, the Transit Resource Guide is the perfect document to make your trip easier and quicker.  

How to Use the Resource Guide

The Routes & Services section of the Resource Guide shows you a variety of different Medical, Grocery, Social Government, and Child Care facilities accessible via the DeKalb Public Transit System.  After you determine your destination, take note of the color, number, and associated bus route associated with your business/organization.    You will now move to the map to pinpoint the location of your destination, and review the bus route that will take you to your final destination.

How Much Does it Cost to Ride the Bus?

Fare Type
Fare Amount
Adult
$0.50
Senior/Disabled
$0.25
K - 12 Students
$0.25
Kishwaukee College Pass Holders
Free
NIU Students (with OneCard)
Free
Children (5 Years and Younger)
Free
Transfers (with paid fare)
Free
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Medical Facilities

#
Business/Organization
Address
Phone Number
Route
1
165 Plank Rd. Sycamore, IL
815-363-9900
2
1022 W. Lincoln Hwy. DeKalb, IL
815-748-0648
3
1850 Gateway Dr. Sycamore, IL
815-758-8671
Route 21
4
2550 N. Annie Glidden Rd. DeKalb, IL
815-758-6673
Route 18
5
1407 S. 4th St.  DeKalb, IL
815-758-0911
Route 19
6
1 Kish Hospital Dr. DeKalb, IL
815-756-1521
Routes 17 & 18 & 21
7
2496 DeKalb Ave. DeKalb, IL
815-754-1122
Routes 17 & 18
8
100 W. Lincoln Hwy. DeKalb, IL
815-756-1815
Routes 16 & 17

Grocery

# Business/Organization
Address Phone Number
Route
1 A B Supermarket
1612 Sycamore Rd., DeKalb, IL
815-517-1761 Routes 17 & 18
2 Aldi 2540 Sycamore Rd., DeKalb, IL
855-955-2534 Routes 17 & 18 & 21
3 Dollar General (S. 4th St.)
1401 S. 4th St., DeKalb, IL
618-693-9365 Route 19
4 Family Dollar (Sycamore)
411 E. State St., Sycamore, IL
815-895-0725 Route 21
5 Gurukrupa Indian Grocery
1005 W. Lincoln Hwy., DeKalb, IL
815-758-1151 Route 17
6 Hy-Vee 2700 DeKalb Ave., DeKalb, IL
815-756-6174 Routes 17 & 18 & 21
7 Inboden's Meat Market
1106 N. 1st St., DeKalb, IL
815-756-5852 Route 18
8 Jewel-Osco (DeKalb)
1320 Sycamore Rd., DeKalb, IL
815-758-5478 Routes 17 & 18
9 Jewel-Osco (Sycamore)
220 W. Peace Rd., Sycamore, IL
815-895-5276 Route 21
10 Ruby's Asian Market
1406 Sycamore Rd., DeKalb, IL
815-517-0843 Routes 17 & 18
11 Schnuck's 975 S. Annie Glidden Rd., DeKalb, IL
815-748-6200 Routes 16 & 19
12 Stop N Shop Food Mart
708 E. Lincoln Hwy., DeKalb, IL
Unknown
Route 16
13 Target 2555 Sycamore Rd., DeKalb, IL
815-787-6970 Routes 17 & 18 & 21
14 Veracruz Supermarket
1013 W. Hillcrest Dr., DeKalb, IL
779-777-7925
Route 18
15 Walmart 

2300 Sycamore Rd., DeKalb, IL
815-758-6225 Routes 17 & 18 & 21

Social and Government

# Business/Organization Address Phone Number Route
1 Adventure Works 1211 Sycamore Road, DeKalb, IL  815-517-0825 Routes 17 & 18
2 Ben Gordon Center 12 Health Services Dr., DeKalb, IL 815-756-4875 Routes 17 & 18 & 21
3 DeKalb City Hall 164 E. Lincoln Hwy., DeKalb, IL 815-748-2000 Routes 16 & 17
4 DeKalb County Courthouse 133 W State St., Sycamore, IL 815-895-7138 Route 21
5 DeKalb County Housing Authority 310 N. 6th Street, DeKalb, IL 815-758-2692 Route 16 & 17
6 DeKalb County Jail 150 N. Main Street, Sycamore, IL 815-895-7177 Route 21
7 DeKalb County Rehab and Nursing 2600 N. Annie Glidden Rd., DeKalb, IL 815-758-2477 Route 18
8 DeKalb County Veteran's Assistance 2500 N. Annie Glidden Rd., DeKalb, IL 815-756-8129 Route 18
9 DeKalb Fire Department 950 W. Dresser Rd., DeKalb, IL 815-748-8460 Route 17 & 19
10 DeKalb Police Department 700 W. Lincoln Hwy., DeKalb, IL 815-748-8400 Route 17
11 DeKalb Post Office 600 E. Lincoln Hwy., DeKalb, IL 815-758-6677 Route 16 & 17
12 Department of Human Services 1629 Afton Rd., Sycamore, IL 815-895-8667 Route 21
13 Elder Care Services 1701 E. Lincoln Hwy., DeKalb, IL  815-758-6550 Route 19
14 Family Service Agency 1325 Sycamore Rd., DeKalb, IL 815-758-8616 Route 17 & 18
15 Greyhound Bus Stop 377 Normal Rd. Slip 6, DeKalb, IL 800-231-2222 Route 16 & 17
16 Hope Haven 1145 Rushmoore Dr., DeKalb, IL 815-758-5765 Route 18
17 NIU Police Department 395 Wirtz Dr., DeKalb, IL 815-753-1212 Route 16 & 17
18 Secretary of State/DMV 1360 Oakwood Ave., DeKalb, IL  815-756-7781 Route 17 & 18
19 Sycamore City Hall 308 West State Street, Sycamore, IL 815-895-4515 Route 21
20 Sycamore Post Office 104 E. State Street, Sycamore, IL 815-895-2888 Route 21

Child Care

# Business/Organization Address Phone Number Route
1 Children's Learning Center 905 S. Fourth Street, DeKalb, IL 815-756-3506 Route 19
2 The Growing Place 909 S. Fourth Street, DeKalb, IL 815-756-5744 Route 19
3 KinderCare 207 E. Hillcrest Dr., DeKalb, IL 815-758-1541 Route 18 & 19
4 NIU Child Development & Family Center Gabel Hall,  Room 169 815-753-0125 Route 16 & 17
5 4C: Community Coordinated Child Care 155 N. Third Street, DeKalb, IL 815-758-8149 Route 16 & 17

Schools

# School Address Phone Number Route
1 Tyler Elementary 1021 Alden Cir.,  DeKalb, IL 815-754-2389 Route 19
2 Lincoln Elementary 220 E. Sunset Pl., DeKalb, IL 815-754-2212 Route 19
3 Founders Elementary 821 S. Seventh St., DeKalb, IL  815-754-3800 Route 16 & 19
4 Littlejohn Elementary 1121 School St., DeKalb, IL  815-754-2258 Route 17 & 19
5 Jefferson Elementary 211 McCormick Dr., DeKalb, IL  815-754-2263 Route 18
6 Gwendolyn Brooks Elementary 3225 Sangamon Dr., DeKalb, IL 815-754-9936 N/A
7 Clinton Rosette Middle School 650 N. First Street, DeKalb, IL 815-754-2226 Route 18 & 19
8 Huntley Middle School 1515 S. Fourth Street, DeKalb, IL 815-754-2241 Route 19
9 DeKalb High School 501 W. Dresser Rd., DeKalb, IL 815-754-2100 Route 18

Parks

# Park Address Playground Route
1 Prairie Park 615 Ellwood Ave., DeKalb, IL No Route 16
2 Huntley Park 200 Prospect St., DeKalb, IL  Yes Route 16
3 Annie's Woods 335 Miller Ave., DeKalb, IL Yes Route 2L & 2R
4 Hopkins Park 1403 Sycamore Rd., DeKalb, IL Yes Route 17 & 18
5 Hallgren Park 701 Franklin Street, DeKalb, IL Yes Route 16
6 Katz Park 393 W Dresser Rd., DeKalb, IL Yes Route 18
7 Garden of Eden Park 1343 Adam's Way, DeKalb, IL Yes Route 10
8 Memorial Park 101 Lincoln Hwy., DeKalb, IL No Route 16 & 17
9 Rotary Park 1504 State Street, DeKalb, IL No Route 19
10 Welsh Park 651 Russell Rd., DeKalb, IL Yes Route 18