Public Transportation

Public Transportation

DeKalb/Sycamore Bus Route (TransVAC)

For the Summer 2024 semester, Kishwaukee College, in cooperation with Voluntary Action Center of DeKalb, will provide bus transportation between the College and the communities of DeKalb, Sycamore, Genoa, Kirkland, Shabbona and Somonauk. Buses will pick up and drop off riders on the south side of campus at Door 61.

All riders must be registered for TransVac dial-a-ride services.

There is a three-step process that must be completed.

  1. Fill out the Dial-a-Ride Transit Registration Form.
  2. Pick up a bus pass from the Kish Business Office, C2140, on the second floor of the Student Center. 
  3. After completing the registration form and getting a bus pass, fill out the Kishwaukee College Student Schedule

Rides are $2 per trip. Riders are responsible for payment to bus drivers for each ride. 

If you have additional questions, please contact dispatch 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 61. 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
  • Riders are responsible for payment

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

NOTE: Effective July 1, 2024, Lee-Ogle Transportation System will transition to Reagan Mass Transit District, a local government entity with the same public transportation services. 

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