Burlington. Transit

Site: Burlington - Harvester Rd - Transit Administration Building

Service: Handi-Van Service for People with Physical Disabilities

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Record #: BTN0989 Last Modified: 06 Jun 2014 Last Full Update: 15 Feb 2014 Update Schedule: 15 Feb 2015
Record Owner: BTN Date Created: 07 Mar 1991 Date Deleted: N/A  
Location
AddressTransit Administration Building
3332 Harvester Rd
Burlington, ON L7N 3M8
 
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Agency and Service Names
Alternate NameHandivan Transit for People with Physical Disabilities
Contact Information
Office Phone905-639-5158
After Hours PhonePager number provided to clients
Fax905-335-7878
Websitecms.burlington.ca/Page6038.aspx
Primary ContactCathy Osgood, Dispatcher/Scheduler
Alternate ContactKathy Baijan, Dispatcher/Scheduler
Agency Information
Parent Agency NameBurlington. Transit
Service Level(10) Local Government
Primary ExecutiveMike Spicer, Director of Transit
Description and Service Details
Service DescriptionA specialized service operated by Burlington Transit for those unable to use conventional transit service due to their physical functional mobility, who have been approved as users of the service. 
 
There is now a single application process for the 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 (see details under "Application", below) * Note: Each municipality's para-transit bookings are separate , you must contact each of the services directly if you need to arrange a trip across borders. 
 
* minimum trip request time is 48 hours in advance upon availability  
* trips can be booked up to one month ahead  
* other bookings based on availability 
 
Connections to  
Hamilton DARTS (transfer point at Joseph Brant Hospital) 
Oakville Care-A-Van
(transfer point at Lakeshore Place Retirement Home, Lakeshore Rd and Hampton Heath) 
 
HoursOffice Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm 
Service Mon-Fri 5 am-1 am * Sat 7 am-1 am * Sun 7 am-9 pm
Areas ServedBurlington - with connections to Hamilton DARTS and Oakville Care-A-Van
ApplicationApplication form is available: 
1) at Burlington Transit Customer Service locations:  
* Downtown Transit Terminal, 430 John Street  
* Transit Administration Office, 3332 Harvester Road  
2) by calling Handi-van at 905-639-5158 or BusLINE 905-639-0550 to have one mailed to you  
3) by printing online form 
 
Application forms must be completed and signed by you and your health care professional (completion of the application form does not guarantee eligibility). Completed forms must be returned to: 
 
Para-Transit Application Office 
c/o Oakville Transit 
1225 Trafalgar Road 
Oakville, ON L6H 0H3 
Fax: 905-338-4166 
mobility@oakville.ca 
 
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.  
 
LanguagesEnglish
FeesService - same as fares on regular transit
Directory Description and Headings
Seniors Directory HeadingsTransportation
Site Information
Site LocationBurlington Transit building
Located In CommunityBurlington
Address & Map
Transit Administration Building
3332 Harvester Rd
Burlington, ON L7N 3M8
 
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Nearest Main IntersectionWalkers Line and Harvester Rd
Mailing AddressPO Box 5013 
City of Burlington 
426 Brant St 
Burlington, ON L7R 3Z6
Wheelchair AccessibilityFully Accessible
Taxonomy and Classification
Service CategoriesDisability Related Transportation ; Local Bus Services