Transportation Services

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Care-A-Van Transportation Assistance

Specialized Transportation Services

KAC provides a variety of highly accessible, specialized transportation services that keep residents rolling and achieving in the Kenosha County area.

Providing paratransit services for passengers with a condition or disability. Assisting wheelchair passengers with boarding and disembarking. Coordinating charter service to sporting events, summer camps and special occasions. Removing transportation barriers for those seeking employment.

Care-A-Van

Care-A-Van is Kenosha Area Transit’s Paratransit Service, operated by KAC. This door-to-door service is available for certified riders with a condition or disability that prevents them from using Kenosha Area Transit fixed-route buses.

Reservations:
Required at least a day in advance, Call 658-9093 or 1-800-678-1559.

Fare:
$4.00 each way. Please have the exact fare, change cannot be given.

Guests:
You may have a guest join you on your trip. Please let the scheduler know that you have a guest when you call to schedule the ride. Guest fares are $4.00 each way.

Personal Care Attendants:
Approved personal care attendants may travel at no charge. You must indicate you require assistance from an attendant when you apply for para-transit services.

Service Area:
All of Kenosha County East of I-94

Service Hours:
Service hours parallel the Kenosha City Transit hours.
Monday through Friday: 5:55 am – 12:30 am
Saturday: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Care-A-Van does not operate on New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day

Reservation Hours:
A scheduler is available Monday through Friday 6:30 am to 5:30 pm. After hours your reservation requests will be recorded on our voice messaging system. A scheduler will return your call confirming your trip.

Certification:

Rider certification is conducted by Kenosha Area Transit. You must complete an application and have your physician certify the information. The application process enables us to understand your functional ability to use transit. You may use Care-A-Van for two round-trips prior to returning a completed application.

Once Kenosha Area Transit receives your completed application, you will be notified of a decision by mail within 21 days, and you can begin scheduling trips. Incomplete applications can significantly delay the review process, and must be completed before additional rides are scheduled.

For further information call Kenosha Transit at: 262-653-4290

download pdfADA Paratransit Application (PDF)
Employment Transportation Assistance

Through the Wisconsin Employment Transportation Assistance Program (WETAP) KAC provides a variety of mobility services to help ease transportation barriers to employment.  People with an income 200% of poverty and below, who are employed or participating in a vocational assistance program may be eligible for the following services:

* Consultation & assistance from a Mobility Manager to problem solve
transportation related issues

* Financial assistance to repair a vehicle used to maintain employment
See our Vehicle Repair Brochure for eligibility requirements.

* Receipt of a bicycle to commute to and from work or training

Specialized shuttle services are available for disabled workers employed at Great Lakes Naval Training Center, youth participating in Summer Youth Employment Program, and participants of the Gateway Technical College Boot Camp Programs.

For additional information or to apply for transportation assistance contact:
Gary Eckstein, Vocational Outreach Manager at 262-658-9568 or contact us.

Western Kenosha County Transit Services

Kenosha County contracts with KAC to provide Western Kenosha County Transit services. Passenger assistance with boarding and disembarking is available upon request. All vehicles are equipped with wheelchair lifts.

For Schedules & Reservations, contact us at 888-203-3498.

Complete fare information, discount passes, route information and transfer locations can be found by visiting the Western Kenosha County Transit website.

Click here for current information, maps & brochure.

Route Services for KAC Participants

Curbside, lift-equipped service is available to KAC participants living in Kenosha County.  This specialized transportation service provides a vital link to vocational and developmental opportunities for KAC participants.

Click here for information on Adult Services at KAC.

For further information on KAC’s Transportation Services contact:
Mark Hinrichs, Transportation Manager
262-658-9551 or contact us.

Specialized Charter Services

Kenosha Achievement Center continually works with individuals, agencies, and organizations to coordinate public and human service transportation in Kenosha County.  Previous charters include: Sporting Events, Special Occasions, Employment and Summer Camps

For information on charter services please contact:
Mark Hinrichs, Transportation Manager 262-658-9551 or contact us.

KAC helped our son set up a summer job and transportation. He is doing GREAT - so much better than spending the summer playing video games alone.

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