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The goal of the Public Transportation Division is to provide adequate and efficient community
transportation services for the general public,
senior citizens, physically challenged citizens, commuters, and individuals with limited transportation alternatives.
SHUTTLE BUS SYSTEM (fixed route)
Operates Mon thru Fri from 6 AM to 6 PM on nine (9) routes (maps & time schedules) covering more than 175 miles of city streets each hour of service. In addition there is a FREE Downtown Route on Friday & Saturday from 7 pm to 2 am. It targets city attractions and motels and restaurants. On Friday evenings a UAH Campus Route runs through the campus housing area with main stops at the Wal-Mart Supercenter, Target and Bridge Street Town Center. Campus Shuttle runs most Friday evenings from 5 p.m. until 10 p.m.. Please call for a schedule at 256-427-6811. RED ROUTE #1 IS CHANGING 10/15/14 - DETAILS
Public transit service does not run on most City observed holidays. See Holiday schedule
City of Huntsville holiday schedule for 2014
January 1, 2014 New Years Day
January 20, 2014 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
May 26, 2014 Memorial Day
July 4, 2014 Fourth of July
September 1, 2014 Labor Day
November 11, 2014 Veterans Day
November 27-28, 2014 Thanksgiving
December 25-26, 2014 Christmas Day Observed
Handi-ride will run dialysis only on 12/26/14; no shuttle service.
Senior (65+) and Disabled Citizens and Medicare Card Holders.....................................
Children 6 and under
Students with valid student ID
In addition to being available from Bus Drivers on all Buses, complete system maps and schedules are distributed at 15 facilities.
Service animals are welcome on all City of Huntsville public transit vehicles.
HANDI-RIDE for seniors and disabled citizens
Operates ADA Paratransit Service for individuals with disabilities who because of their disability are unable to use the fixed route buses. This specialized, door-to-door, demand-response paratransit service is available Monday thru Friday from 6 AM to 6 PM. ADA Paratransit service application and advanced reservations by 5pm the day before are required to schedule this service. The 14 vehicles are radio dispatched and ADA accessible. Call 256-427-6857.
HANDI-RIDE BROCHURE | PASSENGER INFORMATION SHEET
CommuteSmart Huntsville is a computerized ridesharing service for working commuters. CommuteSmart offers free online ridematching, vanpool services, and employer and commuter services. To sign up for any of the services all you have to do is register on the CommuteSmart website: commutesmart.org/huntsville/
If you have any questions, or need some help registering, please call 256-427-6811.