History & Statistics

The Jule at a Glance



  • 519,184 rides per year (FY17)
  • 690,566 revenue miles
  • 55,073 revenue hours
  • 258 bus stops
  • 67 employees

Ridership & Performance Data



Awards & Recognition


  • 2010 IDOT 'Most Improved Transit System of the Year'
  • 2011 Federal Transit Administration Region VII "Award of Excellence" for highest percentage decrease in cost per ride
  • 2012 IDOT 'Most Improved Transit System of the Year'
  • 2014 365 Impact Award for Jule Nightrider
  • 2015 Federal Transit Administration Region VII "Award of Excellence" for highest percentage increase in ridership
  • 2015 DALMC Labor Management Partnership Award to The Jule Transit and Teamsters Local 120

Historical Photos