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).

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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