Paratransit System of St Catharines

Notices
Public Comments All St Catharines bus routes are fully accessible. Paratransit registrants can use the city bus accessible routes as well as the Paratransit buses.
Contact Details
Office Phone 905-685-9844
After Hours Phone Emergency 905-687-5555
Fax 905-685-4050
E-Mail paratransit@yourbus.com
Website www.yourbus.com
Primary Contact Debbie Grandbois, Supervisor
Alternate Contact Graham Morrison, General Manager
Site Details
Areas Served St Catharines
Boundaries St Catharines within city boundaries and Thorold
Located In Community St Catharines
Address & Map
2012 First St Louth, RR 3
St Catharines, ON L2S 3V9
 
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Intersection First St Louth, between Fourth Ave and St Paul St W
Service and Access Details
Description (Service) A specialized bus transportation service operated to assist those persons with mobility difficulties that prevent them from walking 175 meters or boarding a conventional city bus. 
Provides transportation from accessible door to accessible door and is available on a temporary or permanent basis depending on the user's eligibility. The service is open to residents of St Catharines and visitors already registered with similar systems in their resident city. 
 
COMMUNITY BUS service for registrants of the paratransit system. It operates Mon-Fri on a semi-fixed route that includes many of the major apartment complexes, shopping centres and medical centres in north St Catharines. The buses are equipped to accommodate scooters and wheelchairs as well as canes and walkers. To schedule a trip, an individual must register with this office, then simply call to book the trip.
Hours Office Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4 pm * Service Mon-Sat 6 am-11 pm, Sun 9 am-8 pm * Holidays 10:30 am-6 pm * No Service Christmas Day or New Years Day
Eligibility Anyone with a physical disability that results in their inability to use regular bus service. This refers to persons who are physically unable to climb or descend three steps or walk a distance of 175 metres.
Application Applicants fill out an application that is approved at a monthly Application Review Committee meeting. Applicants are contacted by mail, when their application is approved.
Languages English
Fees Cash $3 per person or Ride Card or Pass  
Adult Ride Card-10 trips for $26; Adult 31 Day Pass $92 a month  
Senior Ride Card-10 trips for $20; Senior 31 Day Pass $57  
Children 5 and under free
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government
Established 1979
Funding Municipal - City of St Catharines; Provincial - Ministry of Transportation
Service Categories Disability Related Transportation