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Oakville. Transit

care-A-van

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Record #: OAK2410 Last Full Update: 22 Apr 2013
Contact Numbers
Office PhoneMon-Fri Care-A-van dispatcher/information 905-337-9222; 
Transit office 905-815-2020
Fax905-338-4166
Contact Information
Address & Map
Oakville Transit (care-A-van )
430 Wyecroft Rd
Oakville, ON L6K 2G7
 
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Located In CommunityOakville
Mailing Addressc/o Oakville Transit 
1225 Trafalgar Rd 
Oakville, ON L6H 0H3
Wheelchair AccessibilityFully Accessible
Organization Emailtransit@oakville.ca
Websitewww.oakvilletransit.ca/care-a-van.html
Social MediaTwitter Twitter
Primary Contactcare-A-van Coordinators; Phone: 905-337-9222
Primary ExecutiveBarry Cole, Director of Transit Operations
Alternate ExecutiveJoanne Phoenix, Manager of Transit Planning and Accessible Services
Service Details
Areas ServedOakville
DescriptionA service for physically disabled persons who are unable to use the conventional transit service. 
 
* offered for those passengers not able to board the regular transit buses or walk a distance of 175 meters (an average city block) and who have met the eligibility guidelines * passengers needs are met through special wheelchair accessible vehicles 
* service is supplemented with local taxi providers  
* call two working days prior to request a ride 
 
HoursService Mon-Fri 6 am-12 midnight * Sat 7 am-12 midnight * Sun and Statutory holidays 8 am-8 pm; 
Dispatcher office Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4 pm 
 
Eligibility* any resident who has completed an application for the service, and met the eligibility requirements
Application* care-A-van passengers must apply to Oakville Transit to use care-A-van services  
* applications must be certified by a medical practitioner and submitted for approval  
* once registered, passengers may book a ride by calling two business days in advance  
* registration can be on a temporary or permanent basis 
* application form available online 
 
FeesService - tickets through care-A-van dispatcher
LanguagesEnglish
Resources AvailableBrochure * online application form
Established1980
FundingRegional / Municipal
Service Level(10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Indexing
Service CategoriesDisability Related Transportation ; Local Bus Transit Services