Catch A Ride, Inc., an express bus service developed exclusively to provide transport to Ball State University students to the Chicagoland and Merrillville areas (areas in Indiana and Illinois near to Chicago). It offers convenient nonstop service from the university to centralized, secure drop-off points within each community and limits ridership to university students. Buses run only during holidays, semester breaks and fall breaks.
Call toll free number, (866) 622-8242, to speak with a Customer Service Representative or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
View bus schedule and purchase tickets.
Follow the simple online instructions provided and use a credit card to complete your purchase. CatchARide verifies your credit card information, provides a confirmation of your ticket purchase via return email.
Pickup and Drop Off Locations:
- Ball State University: Scheumann Football Stadium bus stop/shelter (east of G-14 and C-7 lots).
- Oakbrook, Illinois: Outer parking lot - 5E Rt. 83 and Hodges Road. Turn south into parking lot from Hodges.
- Northbrook, Illinois: Northbrook Court, Neiman Marcus - Lower Level - East Side - Outer Parking Lot.
- Merrillville, Indiana: Radisson Hotel at Star Plaza (front entrance of hotel).