Cortland Dial-A-Ride

Starting August 28, 2023, City of DeKalb Public Transit is announcing a new Dial-a-Ride service for the residents of Cortland and southeast 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.  

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

    2. 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.