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About KAT

Serving The Greater Kendall County Communities’ Public Transportation Needs

KAT will implement transit service in the Kendall County area that is reliable, flexible, and financially sustainable while satisfying the various mobility needs of the general public and individuals unable to access or operate a private automobile.

Registering for Service

In order to participate in the Kendall Area Transit program, one must become a registered rider. To find out more about how to become a registered rider contact Kendall Area Transit at 1-877-IGO-4KAT (1-877-446-4528).

Fares (one way)

The one-way fare for the KAT demand response service is $3.00 curb-to-curb. For destinations outside of the county, an additional $2.00 fee will be added. Seniors (60 years of age and older) receive a $1.00 off all fares.
*Please note KAT only transports registered riders to designated locations outside of Kendall County.

Hours of Service

Bus services are available 6:00 a.m. till 7:00 p.m. with last scheduled reservation at 6:30 p.m. Monday thru Friday (except holidays). Reservation office hours are 8:00 a.m. till 4:00 p.m. Monday thru Friday (except holidays). When scheduling trips, priority will be given to those with disabilities and to senior citizens.

Who Can Ride the Bus

This is a general public transportation service with a priority for the disabled and seniors. We are committed to offering courteous, safe, and reliable service for all of our riders, without regard to race, gender, age, or disability.

Schedule a Ride

After you become a registered rider,  you can schedule a ride by calling 1-877-IGO-4KAT (1-877-446-4528). General trips can be reserved no more than 6 days and no less than 2 days in advance. Medical trips may be scheduled up to 2 weeks in but no less than 2 days in advance. When scheduling trips, priority will be given to those with disabilities and to senior.


KAT operators are trained to take a wheelchair up or down one step by themselves. When a rider’s needs are beyond the responsibility of the driver, a travel assistant is required. One travel assistant may ride at no charge.

Illinois Relay Service
TTY: 1 (800) 526-0844 or 711
Voice: 1 (800) 526-0857 or 711