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 register with Accessible Transportation Services (ATS), a department of the Hamilton Street Railway (HSR).  Employs wheelchair accessible buses, vans, m

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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