Barrie. Municipal Office

Site: Barrie - 70 Collier St

Service: Specialized Transit

Record #: BAR0190
Last Modified: 29 Sep 2022
Last Full Update: 12 Nov 2021

Description

Description (Service) Specialized Transit is a door to door shared public transportation service intended for persons unable to use Barrie Transit’s conventional fixed route system due to a disability.
  • available on an unconditional (permanent), temporary or conditional basis, depending on the user’s eligibility
  • application process required
  • parallel service hours and fares apply

Service Details

Public Comments

Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit has issued a directive for all of Barrie, Simcoe and Muskoka that as of Monday, July 13, 2020, when you enter into a public indoor space or use public transit you will be required to wear a face covering. Children under the age of 2, or those under 5 who cannot be persuaded, are not required to wear a face covering, as well as individuals whose health or ability, or cultural or religious reasons would prevent them from doing so. No proof of exemption is required.

Hours Office Hours: Mon-Fri 7:30 am-5:30 pm, Sat-Sun 9 am-5 pm 
 
Transportation Hours: Mon-Fri 4:15 am-12:30 am, Sat 6:45 am-12:30 am, Sun 8:30 am-10:30 pm
Areas Served Barrie
Eligibility
  • For persons unable to use Barrie Transit’s Conventional accessible fixed route system due to a disability
  • Eligibility is considered on a case by case basis and is not based on a particular disability, age, income, or lack of available public transit stops in an applicant’s area
Application Registration required
  • To obtain an application form go to the website link provided in this listing or call 705-726-4242 or pick up at Bus Terminal or City Hall, 70 Collier St 1st Floor
  • Application form needs to be completed and submitted to City, part B of the application must be completed by a health care professional
  • Application will be reviewed within 14 calendar days of receipt
  • Approval/denial will be sent out by mail
  • Once registered, trips must be booked (up to 7 days in advance) by calling the Booking line at 705-792-5033, press 1 or Self-Serve line for trip confirmations and cancellations (available 24 hours) at 705-739-6949
Languages English
Fees Service - Barrie Transit fare rates apply

Address and Location

Located In Community Barrie
Address & Map
City Hall
70 Collier St
Barrie, ON
Intersection Mulcaster St and Collier St
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Contact Information

Office Phone Booking Line and Information: 705-792-5033, press 1
Self Serve Line (use once registered to confirm bookings and make cancellations): 705-737-6949
E-Mail ServiceBarrie@barrie.ca
Website www.barrie.ca/Living/Getting%20Around/BarrieTransit/Pages/AccessibleTransportation.aspx
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/cityofbarrie
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/cityofbarrie
Mailing Address c/o Barrie Transit & Parking Strategy Department 
PO Box 400 
Barrie, ON L4M 4T5

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