March 8, 2009

Demand Responsive Transportation (DRT) Providers

Links to providers of wheelchair accessible Demand Responsive Transportation (DRT) that serve the general public. For more information see DRT Resources.

California - OmniLink - DRT system providing curb-to-curb wheelchair accessible service for the general public in the Yucaipa and Chino Hills in San Bernardino County.

East Sussex, U.K. - Rover 6 - Community based DRT wheelchair accessible service operated by the Westham and Pevensey Local Transportation Partnership in conjunction with Cuckmere Community Bus. A video showing the operations can be seen here: Rover 6

Hampshire, U.K. - Cango - Flexible routes follow a general direction from a "timed" stop through a "roam zone" of "bookable" stops to another "timed" stop at the other end of the route. Wheelchair accessible.

Illinois - Demand Response - Door-to-door curb-to-curb service primarily for seniors and disabled, but available to all residents. Operated by McDonough County Public Transportation.

Lincolnshire, U.K. - CallConnect - Semi-flexible service that divert off the fixed route in response to passenger requests.

Massachusetts - Ring & Ride - Advance phone origin-to-destination wheelchair accessible services provided by the Merrimack Valley Regional Transit Authority (MVRTA).

Ohio - Geauga County Transit - Wheelchair accessible DRT that provides door-to-door service to all county residents visitors requiring service within this largely rural area of north-eastern Ohio.

Ohio - Licking County Transit - DRT service for residents living outside the cities of Newark and Heath. Not wheelchair accessible.

Ohio - Shelby Public Transit - DRT curb-to-curb public service in the City of Shelby and Shelby County area.

Tyne & Wear, U.K. - LinkUp - Operates when regular services are not operating. You can only travel within local service area, but connects with regular fixed-routes.

Virginia - JAUNT - Wheelchair accessible DRT for Charlottesville and surrounding area since 1975.

Virginia - OmniLink - Local weekday DRT wheelchair accessible service operated by the Potomac and Rappahannock Transportation Commission.

Wiltshire, U.K. - Connect2Wiltshire - Formerly known as the Wigglybus, offers door-to-door DRT on a core route that deviates for pick-ups into rural settlements. Low-floor buses.


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