Dryden Handi Transit

Site: Dryden - Mailing Address

Service: Transportation Services

Description & Services
Description (Agency) Offers public door-to-door transportation for seniors or anyone whose disability prevents them from using conventional transportation
Description (Service)
  • Offers public door-to-door transportation for seniors or anyone whose disability prevents them from using conventional transportation 
  • Consists of one lift equipped bus that can accommodate 3 wheelchairs and 9 ambulatory passengers
 
Seniors Shuttle Service
 
Offers free shuttle service to seniors on a designated route from Seniors Buildings to specific retail locations
Hours Office: Mon-Fri 7:30 am-4:30 pm 
Bus: 7 am-5 pm (When schools are operating); 8 am-4 pm (On school holidays)
Dates Closed one week in Aug for required Ministry of Transportation maintenance
Areas Served Dryden
Boundaries Services provided within City of Dryden limits only
Eligibility Ages: 6 year(s) and up 
 
Any individual who is: 
  • unable to use conventional transportation 
  • Unable to walk more than 175 meters 
  • Unable to climb more than three steps
 
Seniors Shuttle Service
 
Individuals 65 years of age and over
Application
  • A completed referral form from a physician or physiotherapist is required 
  • Advance bookings are required for this service, call a minimum of 24 hours before to book your ride
Languages English
Fees Service - Must pay driver exact cash at time of boarding
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-223-3568
Website www.dryden.ca/living_in_dryden/transportation/mylift/
Primary Contact Patricia Tilberg, Manager, Driver, Dispatcher
Alternate Contact Michelle Deschene, Bookkeeper; Phone: 807-223-1117
Located In Community Dryden
Address Dryden
 
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Mailing Address PO Box 464 
Dryden, ON P8N 2Z2
Physical Access Not Applicable
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government
Established 1975
Funding City / Town - City of Dryden ; Donations ; Fees - Passenger fares ; Gas Tax Rebate Program
Elections Every 3 years
Meetings Quarterly