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Paratransit
Contact
Jeffrey Lieberman, Transit Supervisor
c/o Guilfoyle Ambulance Service, Inc.
PO Box 88
Watertown, NY  13601

Ph: (315) 788-4019

Hours
7:00 am - 6:15 pm
Monday - Friday

9:40 am - 5:35 pm
Saturday

The City of Watertown announces that eligibility for public Paratransit service under the provisions of the 1990 "Americans With Disabilities Act" (ADA) will be determined through a Certification process.

Any individual interested in the service must complete this application of call (315) 788-4019 for more information.

Download the Paratransit application.

YOU ARE ELIGIBLE TO RIDE THE PARATRANSIT BUS IF YOU:

Have a disability and reside in or have business in the City of Watertown
Need a wheelchair, walker or other mobility aids in order to travel
Are blind or visually impaired
Are unable to get on or off the fixed route buses
Are unable to walk to the nearest bus stop
Are unable to read, understand or follow bus information
Are unable to use the transit system for reasons other than mobility, such as seizures


HOW DOES THE CERTIFICATION PROCESS WORK?

All persons with disabilities wishing to be certified, as "ADA Paratransit Eligible" must:

Complete the application form
Have your doctor or other licensed or certified health care professional sign the form

Mail the completed forms to address at right of screen

Once your application and the professional verification forms have been received, the City of Watertown will mail you written notification of your eligibility status. All those who fill out an application will receive temporary eligibility until the official written notification has been sent.


AVAILABILITY OF SERVICE

The Paratransit service is available for all eligible persons during the same hours of operation as the  fixed route service provided by the CitiBus:


Monday through Friday, 7 AM to 6:15 PM Saturday 9:40 AM to 5:35 PM.

All appointments must be made before 5 PM the day prior to the time of requested service.