RMTD Announces Employees of the Year

The Rockford Mass Transit District is pleased to announce that the following individuals have been named Employee of the Year for their respective Departments.


1st Place – Walter Washington

2nd Place – Dennis Walston

3rd Place – Tim Steller


1st Place – Gary Blitch

2nd Place – Lynda Naylor

3rd Place  – Jeff Gallagher


1st Place – Matt Shoemaker

2nd Place – Ben Wicklund

3rd Place – Tim Blackman

The RMTD management team has selected these employees based on their safety record, attendance record and overall job performance for calendar year 2014.

The Rockford Mass Transit District has been recognizing Employees of the Year since 1989.  In addition to honoring the First, Second and Third Place Employees of the Year from each of the 3 departments, the District will also be honoring the 17 employees who have achieved perfect attendance during calendar year 2014.

New Detour as of 3.30.15

Hello riders!  Effective Monday, March 30, 2015 and running thru July 31, 2015, the following detour will be in effect for the #7 South Main route.

Outbound:  From Airport Drive, L on Lockheed Drive, R on Boeing Drive to Research Pkwy, R on Technology Drive, L on Capital Drive, R on Frontage Road, R on Airport Drive, R on Assembly Drive, resume regular route.

Inbound:  From Assembly Drive, L on Research Pkwy to Boeing Drive to Airport Drive and resume regular route.

If there are additional concerns, please contact us at 815.961.9000.

East Side Transfer Center Open on Saturdays

Effective Saturday, October 4, 2014, the RMTD East Side Transfer Center at 725 Lyford Road will be open on Saturdays from 7:00 a.m. until 6:30 p.m.

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Benefit Access Application

Anyone interested and/or eligible for the Benefit Access program, (formerly Circuit Breaker) should follow this link to learn about new eligibility requirements and enrollment information.  Benefit Access Application