Shawnee Mass Transit District is created by county by county resolution (Alexander, Johnson, Massac, Pulaski and Union). The district assumes control of Shawnee Development Council’s equipment and resources.
Transit operations commence. Administrative Offices are located at the Fire Station in Ullin, IL. Satellite Depots established in Anna and Metropolis, IL.
Shawnee MTD began doing business as SMART (Southern Most Area Rural Transit)
Offices relocated to Shawnee Community College Rustic Campus and Karnak Maintenance Facility.
Shawnee MTD relocates its administrative offices to 1001 West Vine Street, Vienna, IL (Old Chevrolet Dealership)
Grant Application submitted for Vienna Administrative Office and Vehicle Maintenance Facility. Johnson County 2000 donates 4.242 acres in the Johnson County Industrial-Technology Park for construction of Administrative Facility. Additionally, Johnson County donates materials and labor for the addition of two entrances to the property and $25,000 to assist in the development of the project site. The City of Vienna commits to waive costs associated with site hookups for sewer, water and gas.
“SMART” is phased out and the District begins doing business as Shawnee MTD.
Groundbreaking for Shawnee MTD Administrative offices and Vehicle Maintenance Facility.
City of Metropolis conveys 3.5 acres in its industrial park to Shawnee MTD by Intergovernmental Agreement.
Substantial Completion of Administrative offices and Maintenance Facility.
Shawnee MTD occupies and commences operations from its new Facility.
To schedule a ride, simply contact dispatch at 866-577-6278 or Dial 711 for the Hearing Impaired. A dispatcher is standing by to talk with you and discuss your transportation needs. Requests for transportation should be made 24-48 hours in advance.
Let the dispatcher know who, when, where you are and where you’d like to go. Be prepared to let them know how many people will be riding and if you need a return trip.
You’ve done all you need to do! Relax, wait patiently and let us take care of the scheduling. Be ready 15 minutes prior to your scheduled pickup time. Please remember that 2 hour advance notice is required for residential pickup and same day service is not guaranteed.
Enjoy the ride! Our clean fleet of vehicles are well maintained on site via an experienced crew of mechanics and state of the art facility. You can count on us when you need us the most!