Transportation

Getting Around Downtown

BIKE

The Great River Trail winds along the Mississippi River into downtown Rock Island where there are numerous stops with bike racks. There are two designated bike lanes that run north-south and east-west in downtown.

 

View the City of Rock Island bike trails, bike lanes and preferred roads map.

METROLINK

With twelve (12) fixed-routes and sixty (60) buses, Metro buses serve the communities of Moline, Rock Island, East Moline, Silvis, Hampton, Carbon Cliff, Colona, and Milan in the Illinois Quad Cities. Most routes run seven (7) days per week in intervals of 15, 30, or 60 minutes.

 

Visit the MetroLINK Maps and Schedules page to learn more about a particular route. 

CAR

On Highway 92
Highway 92 is 1st Avenue in Rock Island. The Plaza is located on 2nd Avenue between 17th & 19th Streets in downtown Rock Island.

 

From Chicago (via I-80)
I80 West turns into I280 W. Follow 280 West for 15 miles to 92 East. Follow 92 East into downtown Rock Island.

 

From Chicago (via I-88)
I88 to 92 West. Follow 92 West through Silvis, East Moline, Moline and into downtown Rock Island.

 

From Peoria
I-74 North to 280 West to Moline – Rock Island. Follow 280 West 15 miles to 92 East. Follow 92 East 4 miles into downtown Rock Island.

 

From Galesburg
I-74 North to 280 West to Moline – Rock Island. Follow 280 W 15 miles to 92 East. Follow 92 East 4 miles into downtown Rock Island.

 

From Des Moines
I-80 West to 280 East. Cross Mississippi River into Illinois and take 92 East. Follow 92 East 4 miles into downtown Rock Island.

 

From Muscatine
61 East to 280 East. Cross bridge over Mississippi River into Illinois and take 92 East. Follow 92 East 4 miles into downtown Rock Island.

 

From St. Louis
67 North through Milan. 67 North to 92 East.

UBER

Whether you’re headed to work, the airport, or out on the town, Uber connects you with a reliable ride in minutes. One tap and a car comes directly to you. Your driver knows exactly where to go. And payment is completely cashless. Find out more information.