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Owen Sound

Specialized Transit Service

Since 1989 the City of Owen Sound has been providing residents with a door-to-door transportation service through the operation of the Specialized Transit Service [paratransit]. This service is specifically designed for residents of the City with physical mobility limitations that restrict their ability to use the City's conventional public transit system. (source)


Eligibility Requirements

To be eligible for Specialized Transit a City resident must meet the following criteria:

the inability to board a conventional bus and/or

the inability to walk one City block or to the bus stop nearest their residence and/or

insufficient endurance or stamina to ride a conventional bus for a reasonable length of time.

Where do I apply?

Fill out this form and return it to:

Transit Division,

Operations Department City of Owen Sound

808 2nd Avenue East


N4K 2H4

When does the service operate?

The service’s wheelchair accessible bus operates between 6:30am and 6:00pm Monday through Friday, and on Saturday between 9:00am and 4:00pm. There is no service available on Sundays or holidays

Can I bring an attendant?

Year round approval where an attendant is required to accompany a client for the safety and well being of the client and other passengers.

Additional information

For additional information and contact numbers please visit this website.