The ADA requires transit agencies to provide service comparable to fixed-route service for individuals whose disabilities prevent them from being able to access the fixed-route bus.
The ADA states that Connect Transit’s regular bus service should be the primary means of public transportation for everyone, including people with disabilities. Under the ADA, Connect Mobility will serve as an alternate option for those persons who do not have the functional capability to ride Connect Transit’s buses.
To be able to use Connect Mobility service the individual must complete an ADA application. ADA PARATRANSIT Application For those who have been approved, the Mobility bus provides service in the same area and at the same days and times as Connect fixed route buses. Connect Mobility is also available to companions of qualified riders, personal care attendants PCA and service animals. To ensure there is a seat available, notify Connect Mobility that you will have someone accompanying you when you make your reservation.
Are you a Veteran looking to setup a trip to the Bloomington VA Clinic? Connect Transit will waive the application process for Veterans needing transportation to the VA Clinic. The cost for a Veteran to ride the fixed-route bus or Connect Mobility is the same at $1.25. Appointments on Connect Mobility will need to be made at least 24 hours in advance.
Please contact Connect Transit (309-828-7511) to request an application in an accessible format. (Braille, Audio, Large Type, etc.)
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