Owen Sound Transit

Site: Owen Sound

Service: Mobility Transit Service

Record #: GBA2956
Last Modified: 28 Jun 2022
Last Full Update: 28 Jun 2022

Description

Description (Service) Door-to-door mobility transportation service (wheelchair accessible bus) specially designed for Owen Sound residents with physical mobility limitations that restrict their ability to use accessible conventional public transit.

Service Details

Public Comments No service on Sundays or holidays.
Hours Office: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm 
Service operates Mon-Fri 6:30 am-6 pm, Sat 9 am-4 pm
Areas Served Owen Sound
Eligibility Must be registered with the city to book mobility transportation services. Must also have:
  • the inability to walk one city block or to the bus stop nearest your residence for either the initial or return trip (400 metres) and/or
  • insufficient endurance or stamina to tolerate a bus ride with multiple stops and/or
  • insufficient cognitive ability to understand the accessible conventional transit system and/or manage transfers, and/or
  • disorientation to environment, thereby inhibiting safe and independent use of accessible conventional transit
Application Application form to be completed and submitted to the City for approval to obtain an Owen Sound Mobility Transit Card and identification number to be used for booking transit service. Applications are available online, at City Hall, Owen Sound Transit Terminal or by email. Application can also be mailed. Application must be renewed every three years. Application must be signed by a doctor. 
 
Once Mobility Transit Card has been obtained, appointments can be booked by phone. Recommended to book one to two days in advance and can be booked up to two weeks in advance. 
 
Tickets available at Owen Sound Transit Terminal, exact cash fare on the bus. Bus passes can be purchased at the terminal, Owen Sound City Hall and Owen Sound Public Library.
Languages English
Fees Service - cash, monthly passes

Address and Location

Located In Community Owen Sound
Address & Map
Owen Sound Transit Terminal
1020 3rd Ave E
Owen Sound, ON N4K 2L2
 
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Intersection 10th St E and 3rd Ave E
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Contact information

Office Phone Bookings and information: 519-376-7500
E-Mail transitterminal@owensound.ca
Website https://www.owensound.ca/en/living/mobility-transit-service.aspx
Primary Contact Sara Cordick, Transit Specialist

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