Public Transportation

Public Transportation

DeKalb/Sycamore Bus Route (TransVAC)

Kishwaukee College, in cooperation with Voluntary Action Center of DeKalb, provides bus transportation between the College and the communities of DeKalb, Sycamore, Genoa, Kirkland, Shabbona and Somonauk.

TransVAC is offering a Dial-A-Ride service, which allows those in need of transportation to call 815-758-3932 or email to set up arrangements for transportation.

All riders must be registered for TransVAC dial-a-ride services. Please click here to complete application, or a physical form can be obtained in the Business Office. 

When calling to schedule a ride, be prepared to provide the following information:

  • Name and date of trip
  • EXACT addresses of both pickup and destination locations
  • Reservation time(s) you would like to be picked up, or a time you would like to reach your destination. (Note: Dispatchers will try to match your requested time as closely as possible.)
  • Name of travel companion/assistant, if applicable
  • Please state if you use a mobility device,or require any additional assistance from the driver

If you have additional questions, please contact TransVAC at 815-758-3932 or email

Rochelle Bus Route (LOTS)

Lee-Ogle Transportation System (LOTS) will provide a route Monday through Thursday for an 8 am drop-off at the College and a 4:10 pm pick-up at Door #6. LOTS will also have their Demand/Response available as needed on Fridays. To schedule a ride on Friday, call LOTS at 815-288-2117. When calling for a reservation, be prepared to give the following information: 

  • Name
  • Address
  • Single or multi-way trip
  • Telephone number
  • Time of pick up
  • Address of destination including zip code

If you have any questions, please contact LOTS at 815-288-2117 or email

*Summer payments must be made directly to TransVac or LOTS. No bus passes will be available.

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