Flagler County is adding limited same-day bus service to better accommodate those who use the paratransit system.
Palm Coast, FL – October 19, 2015 – Flagler County is adding limited same-day bus service to better accommodate those who use the paratransit system.
“There are times when it is not possible to plan a day ahead to schedule a needed ride through Flagler County Public Transportation,” said Transportation Manager Ted Brand. “We are happy to launch this new same-day bus services and if it is well-used, we will continue to offer the program.”
Same-day service will be provided between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. and between 5 and 6 p.m. Monday through Friday. Reservations are taken between the hours of 9 a.m. and 2 p.m.
“If someone wants a ride at 10 a.m., they will have to call promptly at 9 a.m.,” Brand said. “Reservations have to be made no later than 2 p.m. for those slots between 5 and 6 p.m.”
Enrollment is open to all Flagler County residents who qualify to use the county’s transportation service. Priority is given to those who are disabled, or elderly or transportation disadvantaged.
Applications can take up to 10 days to process, and are available online.
There are no fixed routes, which means Flagler County Public Transportation will takes riders directly to their destinations. Wheelchair lift equipped vehicles are available.
Costs are $2 per ride, one way, within Flagler County.
Hours of operation are 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday, and on Saturday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
For more information, call 386-313-4100.