Monroe County Transit Authority (MCTA) - Persons With Disabilities (PWD)

Monroe County Transit Authority (MCTA) - Persons With Disabilities (PWD)

 
General Information
Description of ServiceThe Rural Transportation for Persons with Disabilities Program is a transportation service that reduces the fare for eligible disabled persons lending affordable and accessible transportation for disabled citizens in rural areas.

Disabled individuals age 18-64 may travel anywhere in Monroe County with this program (Seniors age 65 and over can apply for Senior's Shared Ride Program). If you live or travel within 3/4 of a mile from any MCTA fixed route, you will be required to use our ADA Fixed Route Program.

The program can be used for various purposes such as medical appointments, shopping, and employment to name a few. A co-pay applies for all trips. Fees vary depending on zone/mileage from beginning of trip to destination.

You must make a reservation for each trip. MCTA will let you know what days of the week they provide service to your area. Reservations must be made by 12 Noon the day before your trip.
TerritoryMonroe County
Facility/ADA AccessMCTA shared ride transportation is ADA accessible.
Intake ProcedureComplete application and provide a letter from your doctor or human services program that state your limitations. Applications take 15 days to process.
 
Client Information
Intended ParticipantsIndividuals, ages 18 - 64, with verification of a disability and unable to access or board the public fixed route and have destinations more than 3/4 mile from the public fixed route
 
Availability
Hours of Operation Transit Hours Vary - Call for Details
Contact Information
 
Contact's Name Sharon Onuskonych
Contact's Phone 570-839-6282 ext. 434
Contact's Email sharedride@gmail.com
Physical Site Address 1 134 MCTA Drive
Physical Site City, State, Zip Swiftwater, Pennsylvania 18370
Mailing Address 1 P.O. Box 339
Mailing City, State, Zip Scotrun, Pennsylvania 18355
Other Phone 1-888-955-MCTA (6282)
Fax 570-839-8205
Web Address www.goMCTA.com
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Monroe County Transit Authority (MCTA)
Affiliated Program: Monroe County Transit Authority (MCTA) - Persons With Disabilities (PWD)
This Service: Monroe County Transit Authority (MCTA) - Persons With Disabilities (PWD)
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Disability Related Transportation (BT-4500.6500-170)
Public Transit Authorities (BT-8400.6400)