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Casper Area Transit launches ADA complementary paratransit services

Casper Area Transit accepting applications for ADA Complementary Service beginning March 20

Casper Area Transit bus (City of Casper)

CASPER, Wyo. — The Casper Area Transit ASSIST service, operated by the City of Casper, announced that beginning Monday, March 20, it will begin accepting applications for ADA Complementary Paratransit Services in addition to its current door-to-door services.

In accordance with the 1990 Americans with Disabilities Act, Casper Area Transit, through the new ADA Complementary Paratransit Service, will provide transportation for persons with disabilities who have been medically certified as functionally unable to use Casper Area LINK fixed-route buses, even those that are equipped with a wheelchair lift or ramp, a news release states.

Services will be provided within the following general boundaries:

  • North: Events Drive at the Ford Wyoming Center
  • East: Granite Peak Boulevard on 2nd Street
  • South: Wyoming Boulevard SW (SR-258)
  • West: Valley Drive and CY Avenue (SR-220)

The City of Casper ADA Complementary Paratransit Service Riders’ Guide and Application will introduce riders to this service and provide the basic information they need to sign up for this service. The information can be found on the Transit website at www.casperareatransit.org, by contacting the Transit Office at 307-235-8214 or by visiting the office in person at 1715 E. 4th St.

“It is important that riders know that our service is a shared-ride public transit service,” the release states.