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Pataula Transit System

Operated by The Lower Chattahoochee Regional Transportation Authority

Transportation & Infrastructure

Pataula Transit System

Serving Harris, Chattahoochee, Stewart, Quitman and Randolph Counties

Operated by The Lower Chattahoochee Regional Transportation Authority
A Rural Public Transit System

How To Ride

Services are CURB to CURB!
Call 229.732.2291 for a ride!

SCHEDULING YOUR RIDE

Call between 9:00 AM and 3:00 PM, Monday through Friday, the day before you want a trip. We encourage you to call as early as possible (up to one week in advance) to schedule a trip.
Availability is FIRST COME FIRST SERVE!

HOURS OF OPERATION

Monday-Friday 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Last pickup at 5:30 p.m.
Office Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

BEST TIME TO RIDE

Off-peak hours are the best times to ride. Try to schedule appointments during the following times to increase your chance of seat availability:
MONDAY – FRIDAY — 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Fares

CASH FARES: EXACT CHANGE ONLY

1-10 MILES          $3.00

Inside the five-county region

OVER 10 MILES   $5.00

Inside the five-county region

OUTSIDE THE FIVE-COUNTY REGION

$5.00 + $0.50 per mile over 10 miles

DISCOUNTS

Senior Citizens (Age 60+): 50% Off
Frequent Rider:                    50% Off

Please call for details on our Frequent Rider Program!

THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW

  • Trip requests MUST be made by 3:00 PM the day before the day requested.
  • Riders MUST have exact fare. Drivers DO NOT make change.
  • Children under 13 MUST be accompanied by an adult.
  • Be ready for pickup at least ONE HOUR prior to arrival. Sometimes, vans can run late, so plan to wait ONE HOUR PAST the scheduled time.
  • Eating, smoking, and drinking on the vans are NOT allowed.
  • Radios can be listened to through earphones ONLY.
  • Seat belts MUST be worn at ALL times.
  • Remain seated until the van comes to a COMPLETE stop. Operators must sometimes stop quickly.
  • Please reserve seating at the front of the van/bus for elderly and disabled persons.
  • Service animals ARE ALLOWED.
  • Procedures for filling an ADA complaint can be found HERE.

Accessibility

LET US KNOW AHEAD OF TIME

Be sure to indicate the need for a lift equipped vehicle and/or additional assistance at the time you make your trip request.

ADA REQUIREMENTS

The transit services are handicap accessible to provide transportation for the disabled community. The lift equipped vehicles meet Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requirements.

PCA’S AND MOBILITY IMPAIRMENT

Drivers will assist individuals in safely boarding and exiting from the vehicles. Individuals with mobility impairments who need special assistance in navigating to and from the vehicle should have a Personal Care Attendant (PCA) ride with them. When the bus operator is notified, the PCA will be able to ride for free.

NOTE: The Transit System reserves the right to refuse service and/or remove anyone who jeopardizes the safety and/or comfort of other passengers.

CONTACT PATAULA TRANSIT SYSTEM

Do you have a compliment, complaint, or a suggestion? Please give us a call at 229.732.2291 or email us at rmsinc321@gmail.com.
You can also write to us at:
Resource Management Systems, INC.
P.O. Box 113 • Georgetown, GA 39854
or
Contact the River Valley Regional Commission at
1.877.819.6348
or write to :
RVRC • 228 West Lamar Street • Americus, GA 31709
Notifying the Public of Rights Under Title VI
Lower Chattahoochee Regional Transportation System LCRTA operates its programs and services without regard to race, color, and national origin in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act. Any person who believes she or he has been aggrieved by any unlawful discriminatory practice under Title VI may file a complaint with LCRTA.
For more information on LCRTA’s civil rights program, and the procedures to File a complaint, contact 877-819-6348, (TTY 1-800-255- 0056); email grichardson@rivervalleyrc.org; or visit our administrative office at 228 West Lamar Street Americus, GA 31709. If information is needed in another accessible format, contact 877-819-6348.
Click HERE for the LCRTA ADA/Title VI Complaint Form
You may also file your complaint directly with the FTA at: Federal Transit Administration Office of Civil Rights, Attention: Title VI Pro- gram Coordinator, East Building, 5th Floor—TCR 1200 New Jersey Ave., SE, Washington, DC 20590
LCRTA is committed to providing all persons with equal access to its services, programs, activities, and employment, regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, familial status, disability, or age. If you need an alternative language or format, or a reasonable accommodation, please contact Grant Richardson at grichardson@rivervalleyrc.org or (706)256-2910.