JCMTD and Sunrise Talent Solutions, LLC are hosting a Career Fair. Click above for more information.

The Saluki Express is coming to JCMTD! We are looking for a motivated, fun, energetic and family oreinted people to join our team. We will train and help you get your CDL with a passenger endorsement and air brake restriction removed. It’s an exiciting time to be part of this expansion! We are looking for a Fleet Manager, Mechanic, Full and Part Time drivers. Competitive pay, benefits and a great team.

If driving isnt your cup of tea then take a look at the diverse opportunities at Career Connect! So much more then just professional driving!


All riders are required to provide 24-hour advance notice to schedule a ride.  This ensures there is proper seating available and assists with on time performance.  The district will begin to enforce this scheduling practice on May 1, 2024.  After May 1, 2024 Same Day Service will no longer be available.  Please contact Dispatch at 618.549.0304 to schedule a ride with at least 24 hours advance notice.

On April 8th, 2024 the day of the Eclipse, Jackson County Mass Transit will not be running our regular routes. This is for the safety of our clients and staff, due to the anticipated increase in traffic throughout Carbondale. Also, JCMTD will not be scheduling or providing any same-day transportation. If you need a ride on this day, it will need to be scheduled 24 hours in advance.

As part of JCMTD’s continued effort to improve services, we would like to hear from you.  Please take just a few minutes and complete the JCMTD Survey.  The responses from the survey will be utilized to help JCMTD improve our services.

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602 E College Street

Carbondale, Illinois

Monday – Friday

7:00 AM until 5:00 PM


8:00 AM until 12:00 PM

To schedule a ride please call


What We Do

Jackson County Mass Transit District (JCMTD) is a public mass transportation system that strives to provide safe, efficient, and affordable transportation to the general public. Created by the Jackson County Board in 1992, we have been in operation since 2002.

We know Jackson County and getting you to your destination is as important to us as it is to you. Trust is earned and JCMTD strives everyday to gain your trust. 

View Bus Routes Online

All JCMTD services deviate from specified routes to provide the best service we can to our community.  Whether it is door to door or curb to curb, riders can call our dispatch number to reserve a ride to and from their home or other service area locations.

To request deviation pick up and drop off, simply give us a call and we’ll pick you up – 618-549-0304

If you need any accommodations, just ask! We will make every accommodation possible to get you to your destination. 

Token Transit

You may now purchase your JCMTD passes with your mobile device through the Token Transit app! Token Transit offers you another great alternative to cash, while helping you board faster and easily manage your bus fare from your mobile device. Visit our Mobile Fares page for more information.

Policies & Closures

JCMTD is closed on: New Years Day, Martin Luther King Day, Presidents Day, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas Day.