General Paratransit/Community Ride Programs

Programs that provide flexibly scheduled and routed door-to-door (or curb-to-curb) transportation services for the general public. Patrons generally have no private transportation and are unable to use the fixed-route public transportation system; or live in a rural area not served by a public transit system.

 

Services

Provides door-to-door transportation service to individuals who are unable to use regular public transit due to a disability. Participants must first register with Accessible Transportation Services (ATS), a department of the Hamilton Street Railway (HSR).

Provides access to DARTS accessible transportation and the Taxi Scrip Program for people who are unable to use regular public transit (i.e. HSR buses) due to a disability. Determines eligibility and registers passengers for these accessible programs, and provides customer care.

A shared-ride taxi service, serving Stoney Creek. Trips must involve a transfer to or from HSR route 2, 55, or 55A at a designated transfer point. Offered by the HSR and local taxi providers.

A shared-ride taxi service, serving Glanbrook and Mount Hope. Trips must involve a transfer to or from HSR Route 20, 27, 35, or 44 at a designated transfer point. Offered by the HSR and local taxi providers.

Provides subsidized rides for people with disabilities through regular and accessible taxis. Coupons are sold in books that contain $40 value in vouchers, and participants may purchase up to three books each month.

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