Dial-a-Ride Services

Curb to curb paratransit service is available for people with disabilities who are unable to use The Bus. This service is provided by Butte-Silver Bow Transit.

Butte-Silver Bow Transit will be assuming operation on June 30, 2014 of the paratransit service formerly provided by AWARE, Inc. The Transit Department expects no major changes to the service and has retained the same phone number. To call for service: 406-723-2354.

The Transit Department asks for your patience during this transition and looks forward to serving your transportation needs with reliable and personalized transportation service. Thank you for your cooperation with this change. If you have any questions, please contact Transit at 406-497-6515 or 406-497-6521.

Eligibility

Passengers must meet the legal and medical requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Passengers are generally eligible if:

  • They are physically unable to get to the regular fixed-route bus,
  • They are unable to navigate regular fixed-route bus systems once on board
  • They are unable to board and exit the bus at some locations
  • Provide service within and/or up to 3/4 of a mile from the Butte-Silver Bow Transit fixed-route system.


Apply for Service

Passengers must meet the legal and medical requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act. To request certification of eligibility, please fill out and return both forms:


Hours of Operation

Monday through Friday 6:00 am - 6:15 pm

Saturday 8:45 am - 4:15 pm

No Service is available on Sundays and the following holidays:

New Year’s Day, July 4th, State/General Election,
Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day,
President’s Day, Columbus Day, Christmas Day,
Memorial Day, Veteran’s Day, St. Patrick's Day

Fares

  • Paratransit service fare is $1.20 one-way / $2.40 round trip.
  • Rides on the ADA complimentary para-transit service can be scheduled the day before the trip.
  • PCA (Personal Care Attendant) will ride for free; must be approved by Butte-Silver Bow.
  • Butte-Silver Bow employees are not allowed to enter the residence at time of pick up; service is door to door.

For more information, please call 406-723-2354.

The Connecting Services page provides information about dial-a-ride services offered by the Belmont Senior Center and the Butte Sheltered Workshop.

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