All-Time List of Canadian Transit Systems
History of Nova Scotia Rural Paratransit Systems

2010 Nova Scotia transit map showing Dial-A-Ride service areas The paratransit systems listed on this page generally provide demand-responsive public transit service to their residents.

While each implementation has its own characteristics there are several features which are typical (although none are universal):

If the service operates or contracts to operate scheduled bus or minibus service it should be moved to the main section of the All-time List. Further information is always requested.

Annapolis County, Nova Scotia

Trans County Transportation Society (1999 - present)
Rural paratransit service. (website 2011).

Trans County Transportation Society [Annapolis] logo
system logo
Data source: website 2011

Chester, Nova Scotia

Community Wheels (2008 - present)
Rural paratransit service operated by the Municipality of Chester Transportation Society. Two days per week. (website 2011).

Cheticamp, Nova Scotia

(See also Cheticamp).

la Coopérative de transport de Chéticamp Ltée (2012? - present)
Demand-responsive transportation service for residents of Cheticamp, St.-Joseph du Moine, East Margaree, and Pleasant Bay (website 2014). Also uses the name l'Acabie.

lAcabie logo 2014
l'Acabie logo 2014
Data source: website 2014

Clare County, Nova Scotia

le Transport de Clare (1996 - present)
Rural paratransit service. Once weekly scheduled service between Bear River and Digby introduced 08 July 2011.

Colchester County, Nova Scotia

Colchester Transportation Cooperative Ltd. (? - present)
Rural paratransit service. (website 2011).

Colchester Transportation Cooperative logo
system logo
Data source: website 2011

East Hants, Nova Scotia

East Hants Alternative Transportation Service (? - present)
Rural paratransit service operated by the East Hants Adult Learning Association. Requires 48-hours advance booking. (website 2011).

East Hants Alternative Transportation Service logo
system logo
Data source: website 2011

New Glasgow - Trenton (Pictou County), Nova Scotia

CHAD Transit (1996 - present)
Rural paratransit service operated by the Central Highlands Association of the Disabled. (website 2011).

Shelburne County, Nova Scotia

Sou'West Nova Transit Association (September 2012 - present)
Rural paratransit service in Shelburne County. Service provided using one minibus supplemented by volunteer drivers using their own cars. Service open to all with a focus on the transit-dependent. Requires advance booking. (website 2013).

Truro, Nova Scotia

Cumberland County Transportation Services Society (early 2009 - present)
Rural paratransit service. (website 2011).

West Hants, Nova Scotia

West Hants Dial-A-Ride (? - present)
Rural paratransit service. (website 2011).

Yarmouth County, Nova Scotia

Handicapped Organization Promoting Equality (? - present)
Rural paratransit service.

References


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