Galesburg Transit


Galesburg Transit City Bus

The City of Galesburg And Galesburg Transit have been partners since 1972.  The City pays Galesburg Transit a monthly payment based upon their operating deficit and the previous years' expenses.  The City receives Federal Section 5311 Operating Assistance and Illinois Downstate Operating Assistance.  Fares, exterior advertising revenue and a local match provided by the City of Galesburg are additional sources used to fund the transit system.
There are four fixed bus routes with one-hour headways; meaning it will take up to an hour to reach the location a person left from.  Service is provided Monday through Saturday 7:00am until 6:15pm.
Glaesburg Transit passengers can utilize Google Maps for trip planning. To access the trip planning feature through Google Maps, navigate to Google Maps ( to open the Google Maps app, enter the destination, and select the transit icon. This will populate the route and station choices for the trip.

Galesburg Handivan

Handivan is curbside transportation system operated by the City of Galesburg to provide accessible public transportation to individuals because of a permanent or temporary disability which severely restricts thier mobility.
Handivan provides non emergency lift equipped service to a variety of destinations within the City  limits.  Handivan does provide service to and from destination within Knox County under separate policy. For more information, call the Handivan office at 309/345-3686.
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