Service: Handi-Van (Para-Transit)
|Record #: BTN0989||Last Full Update: 01 Feb 2018|
|After Hours Phone||Pager 905-528-6774 #96787|
|Social Media||Twitter: twitter.com/BurlONTransit|
|Primary Contact||Cathy Osgood, Dispatcher/Scheduler|
|Alternate Contact||Kathy Baijan, Dispatcher/Scheduler|
|Legal Status||(10) Local Government|
|Primary Executive||Sue Connor, Director of Transit|
|Description and Service Details|
|Description (Service)||A specialized service operated by Burlington Transit for those unable to use conventional transit service due to a disability and who have been approved as users of the service.
* Connects to Hamilton DARTS at Joseph Brant Hospital (for more information on DARTS see separate record here)
* Connects to Oakville Care-A-Van at Lakeshore Place Retirement Home, Lakeshore Rd and Hampton Heath (for more information on Care-A-Van see separate record here).
* Fares are the same as for regular Burlington Transit, see here.
Options to book a trip in Burlington include:
* Interactive Voice Response (IVR): an automated telephone booking system that allows customers to book trips to any of their last 10 used addresses in Burlington
* speak with a live attendant
* Web Booking: an online booking system where customers can book trips for any destination in Burlington
Note: Each municipality's para-transit bookings are separate, contact each of the services directly to arrange a trip across borders.
|Hours||Office Mon-Fri 8 am- 5 pm
Service Mon-Fri 5 am-1 am * Sat 7 am-1 am * Sun 7 am-9 pm
Interactive Voice Response and Web Booking Mon-Sun
|Areas Served||Burlington - with connections to Hamilton DARTS and Oakville Care-A-Van|
|Eligibility||Those unable to use conventional transit service due to a disability and who have been approved as users of the service.|
|Application||There is a single application process for Para-Transit services in Burlington, Oakville and Milton (applications for all 3 are processed by Oakville Transit) * you may apply for each of these communities with one application form by selecting the service provider(s) you require
1. Application form is available:
* at downtown Transit Terminal, 430 John St
* at Transit Administration Office, 3332 Harvester Rd
* by calling Handi-van at 905-639-5158 or BusLINE 905-639-0550 to have one mailed to you
* online using auto-fill form and printing online form
2. Application forms must be completed and signed by you and your health care professional (completion of the application form does not guarantee eligibility).
3. Return completed form to:
Para-Transit Application Office
c/o Oakville Transit
1225 Trafalgar Road
Oakville, ON L6H 0H3
4. Applications will be reviewed within 14 calendar days from date of receipt of a fully completed application form.
If approved, eligibility will be granted on an unconditional, conditional or temporary basis * once approved, you will be contacted by mail and assigned a registration number.
|Fees||Service - same as fares on regular transit ; For fares, see here|
|Located In Community||Burlington|
|Address & Map||
3332 Harvester Rd
Burlington, ON L7N 3M8
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|Intersection||Walkers Line and Harvester Rd|
|Physical Access||Fully Accessible|
|Categories and Classification|
|Main Category||Disabilities ; Older Adults ; Transportation|
|Secondary Category||Disability Transportation ; Public Transportation ; Transportation for Older Adults ; Transportation for People with Disabilities|
|Service Categories||Disability Related Transportation ; Local Bus Services|