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North Bay

Para-Bus Service

The Para Bus is a parallel-transit service, for people with disabilities [paratransit], within the North Bay Transit Urban Service area. It is operated by the Physically Handicapped Adults' Rehabilitation Association (P.H.A.R.A.), under agreement with the City of North Bay. (source)


Eligibility Requirements

You are eligible to use the North Bay Para-Bus Service if you are unable to board the conventional Transit System or walk a distance of 175 meters due to a physical disability.

Where do I apply?

Applications forms are available from P.H.A.R.A:


280 Oakwood Avenue



190 Wyld St.

North Bay, ON

P1B 1Z2

How far in advance should I book my ride?

You can request the Para-Bus up to thirty (30) days in advance but you must book no later than 12:00 noon two (2) days before your appointment to ensure a ride.

Does my attendant have to pay?

One Companion may come with you provided there is enough space available at the time of booking. All companions must each pay the same one way fare as the customer

Additional information

For additional information and contact numbers please visit this website.