SMTD Bus Route Information

Click on the links below to access ‘palm cards’ for various locations in the local Springfield area. Each card provides detailed instructions on how to get from UIS to the desired destination, including route numbers, bus stop locations and available times. Return information is also included.

SMTD – UIS to South 6th Walmart

SMTD UIS to Veterans Walmart

SMTD UIS to White Oaks Mall

SMTD UIS to Downtown

SMTD UIS to Mini Devon

SMTD UIS to Little World Market

SMTD Bus Options for UIS Students RESIDING in Chatham Hills

SMTD Route Numbers to local venues

SMTD Contact information


Cash Fare

  • Age 5 and Over – $1.25
  • Age 4 and Under
    • 1 or 2 children with an adult – Free
    • More than 2 children with an adult – $0.60
  • Age 65 and Over* – $0.60
  • People with Disabilities* – $0.60

* These fares require that the passenger present an SMTD-issued ID card to the driver. Read more about Reduced Fare & Free Ride programs.


When your destination cannot be reached by traveling one bus route, ask the driver for a transfer when you pay the fare. Transfers are free and are good for the next scheduled bus wherever bus routes meet.


Tokens are only sold at the SMTD administration office at 928 S. 9th, and only to organizations. A roll of tokens contains 50 tokens and costs $50.00.

Fare Tips

Have exact change or passes ready when boarding. Drivers do not carry change.

Passes can be purchased on campus at the UIS Bookstore.

For more information on SMTD, feel free to contact SMTD at 522-5531

You may also check out the SMTD website at