History & Statistics

The Jule at a Glance



  • 553,387 rides per year (FY16)
  • $3,421,695.56 total expenses (FY16)
  • 276 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