Oakville. Transit


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Record #: OAK2410 Last Modified: 11 Mar 2014 Last Full Update: 22 Apr 2013
Contact Information
AddressOakville 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
Office PhoneMon-Fri Care-A-van dispatcher/information 905-337-9222; 
Transit office 905-815-2020
Organization Emailtransit@oakville.ca
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
Description & Services
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
Other Details
Resources AvailableBrochure * online application form
Broader TermsAdults ; Age groups ; Buses ; Disabilities ; Home support ; Transportation ; Vehicles
SubjectsAccessible transportation ; City buses ; Mobility services ; Physical disabilities ; Seniors