Central Transit’s ADA Paratransit Service
Updated: Jan 2021
Central Transit’s ADA Paratransit service is a great way for residents of Ellensburg with physical or mental disabilities, temporary injury or illness to access accessible door to door shared ride transportation services within the City of Ellensburg. To qualify for services, apply online at www.adaride.com or call 877-232-7433. You may also call HopeSource at 509-933-2287 or visit them in person at 700 E Mountain View, #501 in Ellensburg. Please note: Eligibility decisions may take up to 21 days.
Service Hours: Monday – Sunday 7 AM to 8 PM
|Service Description||Accessible door to door shared ride transportation service within ¾ of a miles of the fixed route.|
|Cost||The service is fare free.|
|Eligibility Requirements for Paratransit Riders||Complete & submit application including the section from a medical professional|
|Personal Care Attendants & Guests||PCA’s pay no fare & have a reserved seat. Guest’s pay no fare & rides are reserved based on available seating.|
|Scheduling a Ride||Must schedule rides at least 1 day in advance. Call HopeSourceMon-Fri 8AM to 4PM at 509-933-2287 or schedule in person at 700 E Mt View #501 in Ellensburg.|
|Pick-up Time Negotiations||Pick-up times may be negotiated no more than 1 hour before or after the riders requested time.|
|Pick-up Window||The vehicle will arrive within +/- 15 minutes of the requested pick-up Riders must be ready when the driver arrives.|
|Scheduling Future Rides||No more than 14 days in advance.|
|Priority Rides||No priority is given based on where or when the rider travels.|
|Paratransit Riders From Out of Town||Must present documentation from the rider’s transit agency for verification.|
All Paratransit vehicles are equipped with a lift to accommodate the boarding of persons using mobility devises or ambulatory riders unable to use the stairs.
For other Central Transit services please visit our website at or www.hopesource.us