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Family of Accessible Services

There are three types of accessible transit service in the District of Powell River.

On the fixed-route transit system a fleet of Low-floor buses provide wheelchair and scooter accessible service on transit routes throughout the region. Low-floor buses are equipped with a ramp, have no entry steps and have a kneeling feature that lowers the entry level for passengers who have difficulty climbing stairs.

handyDART is a transportation service for persons who have a disability that is sufficiently severe that the person is unable to use conventional transit service without assistance. handyDART service is provided to and from accessible building entrances. You must be registered with the handyDART office before you can use the service.

Rural Transit provides fully accessible bus service for people living outside of the fixed-route transit service area. Buses travel to Stillwater and Roberts Road to the south on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday. Buses travel to Texada Island on Thursday and Saltery Bay on Monday. Service is available Monday to Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. Call 604-483-2008 for more information about Rural Transit Service.


Powell River Regional Transit System

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