Fixed Route

General Information

Eagle Express

The Eagle Express operates within the Village of Rantoul to connect residents and visitors to employment, public services, and recreational destinations. The one-way fare is $2.00. Passengers can board at any of the 40 designated stops; please view the route map below for locations of designated stops. Vehicles operate approximately every 25 minutes between the hours of 5:00 am and 8:00 am and again between 3:00 pm and 6:00 pm, Monday through Friday.

Major destinations along the route include:

  • Industrial Park Employers
  • Walmart
  • Downtown Rantoul
  • Village Municipal Building
  • J.W. Eater Junior High School
  • Multicultural Center
  • Youth Center

 For complementary ADA Paratransit information, please call 217.344.4287.

 

Rantoul Connector

The Rantoul Connector links the Village of Rantoul and the cities of Champaign and Urbana. The one-way fare is $5.00. This fixed stop, express service features stop locations at (only) Fountain Valley and Walmart in Rantoul, as well as Country Fair, Illinois Terminal, Presence and Carle Hospitals, and Lincoln Square in Champaign-Urbana. From these destinations, passengers can connect with the Eagle Express in Rantoul, or Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District services in Champaign-Urbana to complete their journey using a free transfer obtained from the C-CARTS Operator.

Rantoul Connector service operates approximately every 60 minutes between the hours of 5:00 am and 8:00 am and again between 3:00 pm and 6:00 pm, Monday through Friday.

For complementary ADA Paratransit information, please call 217.344.4287.

Fare

Please have exact cash fare when boarding. Drivers do not make change.

Riders 65+ years of age and qualified riders with disabilities pay a $1 cash
fare for the Eagle Express and a $2 cash fare for the Rantoul Connector.

For complementary ADA Paratransit information, call 217.344.4287.

Rules

To ensure the safety and comfort of all riders, please be advised that the following rules will be enforced on all C-CARTS and MTD properties, including vehicles, shelters, and Illinois Terminal (inside and out).

  • Be courteous and kind.
  • Please do not litter on C-CARTS vehicles or at stop locations. Trash receptacles are on buses near the front door of each vehicle.
  • Eating and drinking are prohibited on C-CARTS vehicles. Tobacco and nicotine products (including smokeless) are also prohibited.
  • Please do not use any electronic devices or musical instruments in a manner which may be distracting and/or offensive to others on C-CARTS vehicles.
  • Please do not use loud, explicit, or vulgar language.
  • Please wear proper attire. If you are not wearing shoes or a shirt, you will not be provided service.
  • Solicitations are prohibited.
  • Seatbelts must be worn by riders at all times.
  • Hazardous materials (for example, gas containers or vehicle batteries) are not allowed on C-CARTS vehicles.
  • Firearms are prohibited pursuant to 430 ILCS 66/65.
  • Pets are allowed on C-CARTS vehicles when transported in an appropriate pet carrier. Pets must remain in carriers at all times and the carrier may not obstruct the aisle. Carrier requirements do not apply to service animals for persons with disabilities.
  • Passengers are responsible for carrying their pet carrier and any other items. Operators may not provide assistance carrying items on or off the bus. Do not block aisle.

 Failure to abide by these rules and guidelines may result in the discontinuation of service.

Maps and Schedules

Click on the route names below to view the map or schedule for each route.

Westbound Eastbound
C O W T T W A Q C
County Market Garrard & Sangamon Walmart Turner Drive Turner Drive Walmart Frost & Doolittle Multicultural/Youth Center County Market
Morning
5:00A 5:09A 5:15A 5:40A 5:45A 5:51A 6:03A 6:11A 6:20A
5:25 5:34 5:40 6:05 6:10 6:16 6:28 6:36 6:45
5:50 5:59 6:05 6:30 6:35 6:41 6:53 7:01 7:10
6:25 6:34 6:40 7:05 7:10 7:16 7:28 7:36 7:45
6:50 6:59 7:05 7:30 7:35 7:41 7:53 8:01 8:10
7:15 7:24 7:30 7:55 7:55 8:01Δ
7:50 7:59 8:05Δ
Afternoon
2:40P 2:49P 2:55P 3:20P 3:25P 3:31P 3:43P 3:51P 4:00P
  3:35A 3:50 3:56 4:08 4:16 4:25
3:40 3:49 3:55 4:20 4:25 4:31 4:43 4:51 5:00
4:05 4:14 4:20 4:45 4:50 4:56 5:08 5:16 5:25
4:30 4:39 4:45 5:10 5:15 5:21 5:33 5:41 5:50
5:05 5:14 5:20 5:45Δ    
5:25 5:34 5:40 6:05 6:10 6:15Δ
5:50 5:59 6:05Δ
A This trip will service each of the stops in the industrial parks on SR 136 before heading eastbound.
Δ End of Route
Map of the Eagle Express route.
V W B C F v
Fountain Valley Rantoul Walmart Rantoul Country Fair Champaign Illinois Terminal Champaign Lincoln Square Urbana Fountain Valley Rantoul
Morning
5:50A 5:57A 6:17A 6:27A 6:37A 6:55A
6:55 7:05 7:25 7:35 7:45 8:03
8:03 8:10Δ
Afternoon
3:00P 3:07P 3:27P 3:37P 3:47P 4:05P
4:05 4:12 4:32 4:42 4:52 5:10
5:10 5:17 5:37 5:47 5:57 6:15
6:15 6:22Δ
Δ End of Route
Map of the Rantoul Connector route.