Paratransit System


2021 SCDRTAP Grant Application

 

The Tuesday, April 6th SCDRTAP Advisory Board meeting is canceled. The next Advisory Board meeting will be held on June 1st.


The Union County Department of Paratransit is now providing transportation services for individual passengers for the following trips:

  • Route 22 Shuttle Bus
  • Medical
  • Shopping
  • Employment
  • Education or Training
  • Prescription pick-ups
  • Other Essential Services

All reservations are limited to availability on a first come first served basis and transportation will be provided with limited passengers on each vehicle. 

All Reservations may be taken up to three (3) weeks in advance. 

Call 908-241-8300 (Option 1) to make your reservation and schedule your trip.

Please Note: The health and welfare of both our employees and our passengers is our priority therefore, face mask are required and must be worn to cover the nose and mouth.

 shuttle 1

Salonia Saxton, Director
908-659-5001

The Union County Paratransit System is a curb-to-curb transport service specializing in transportation of senior citizens (age 60 or older), persons with disabilities and/or economically disadvantaged residents of Union County. There is a fare of $3 per one-way trip. Fare exemptions may apply upon request.

Out of county trips are provided on Monday & Wednesday only. The county provides services within a (5) mile radius of Union County borders. These requests are considered an in-county trip and will be scheduled as such. Paratransit will provide non-emergency transportation for:

  • Medical
  • Nutrition
  • Mental Health
  • Shopping
  • Employment
  • Recreation
  • Education
  • Bus Service
  • Rail Service

Senior Citizen and Disabled Resident Transportation Advisory Board Meeting Dates for year 2021

  • February 2nd
  • April 6th
  • June 1st
  • Public Hearing TBA
  • August 3rd
  • October 5th
  • December 7th

The County of Union SCDRTAP Advisory Board meetings are held the first Tuesday of every other month at 5:30 p.m. on GOTOMEETING.COM. The meeting Id number and password will be sent to each board member prior to every meeting.

There is a Public Hearing held once a year (TBA) where the general public is invited to attend Via-GOTOMEETING.COM. Comments are entered into the record for SCDRTAP Funding.