Burlington. Transit

Service: Handi-Van Para-Transit

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Record #: BTN0989 Last Full Update: 13 Feb 2015
Agency and Service Names
Alternate NameHandivan Para-Transit
Contact Information
Office Phone905-639-5158
After Hours PhonePager number provided to clients
Primary ContactCathy Osgood, Dispatcher/Scheduler
Alternate ContactKathy Baijan, Dispatcher/Scheduler
Agency Information
Parent Agency NameBurlington. Transit
Legal Status(10) Local Government
Primary ExecutiveMike Spicer, Director of Transit
Service Information
Description (Service)A 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. 
* 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
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. 
HoursOffice Mon-Fri 8 am- 5 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
ApplicationThere 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  
Application form is available: 
1) at downtown Transit Terminal, 430 John St and Transit Administration Office, 3332 Harvester Rd  
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).  
Return completed form to: 
Para-Transit Application Office 
c/o Oakville Transit 
1225 Trafalgar Road 
Oakville, ON L6H 0H3 
Fax: 905-338-4166 
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.  
FeesService - same as fares on regular transit, see here
Site Information
Located In CommunityBurlington
Address & Map
3332 Harvester Rd
Burlington, ON L7N 3M8
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IntersectionWalkers Line and Harvester Rd
Mailing AddressPO Box 5013 
City of Burlington 
426 Brant St 
Burlington, ON L7R 3Z6
AccessibilityFully Accessible
Taxonomy and Classification
Service CategoriesDisability Related Transportation ; Local Bus Services
Other Details
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