Subsidized Taxi Program
Northbrook Subsidized Taxicab Program
The Village of Northbrook Subsidized Taxicab Program was created to offer senior and permanently disabled residents an affordable transportation option in addition to what other agencies offer. The program utilizes tickets which can be used to offset the cost of the metered fare. Each of these trip tickets will have a value of $5 dollars and each participant will receive up to 15 (fifteen) tickets per month. Trip tickets will be made available to registered users at the Village Hall or, if requested, by U.S. Mail.
These tickets will only be accepted by taxi companies within the program:
The Subsidized Taxicab Program is available to all residents Village of Northbrook 55 years or older and disabled residents regardless of age. The program is exclusively for residents of incorporated Northbrook regardless of individual income. All rides utilizing subsidy tickets must be begin or end at a location within the Village of Northbrook.
To request a Subsidized Taxi Program application or more information, please call Rachelle Gentry at 847-664-4038. Proof of residency is required. Once the application for participation in the program has been approved, the resident will receive an I.D. card which will include their name, address, account number, and their signature. This I.D. card and ride ticket must be presented together at the time of the ride to receive the $5.00 Subsidy. Please allow one to two weeks processing time.
Northfield Township Dial-a-Ride
Residents may also apply for the Northfield Township Dial-A-Ride program, which offers an additional $5.00 per trip subsidy for eligible Township residents. Click here to learn more.
Travel card applications are available at the Village Hall for residents 65 and older.
RTA: Residents (incorporated Northbrook) can visit the Finance Department at the Village Hall, 1225 Cedar Lane, for an application and for an ID photo. RTA cards are not issued at Northbrook Village Hall. Please complete the forms and mail them to PO Box 8621, Fort Wayne, IN 46898-8621.
PACE Bus Passes: (Those who are handicapped and under the age of 65 also qualify for reduced fares) Call 847/364-PACE. Wheelchair users qualify for special transportation service, call 847/364-PACE.