Bus Stop Accessibility
If you are not able to access a bus stop on the fixed-route system due to a functional disability, you may be eligible for Paratransit service.
Sioux Area Metro Paratransit Service
Sioux Area Metro's fixed route buses are accessible to people with disabilities. Each bus is equipped with a wheelchair lift or ramp along with two wheelchair securement locations. Sioux Area Metro provides free individualized travel training to assist new passengers in learning how to ride these buses. You may call (605) 367-7885, ext. 310 to schedule your personalized travel training.
Sioux Area Metro Paratransit is a curb-to-curb shared ride transportation service for persons who are, due to their functional limitation(s), unable to use accessible fixed route bus service.* Passengers must be certified eligible per guidelines established in the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The Paratransit Rider's Guide found at the link on the right, outlines the paratransit program and policies.
For your convenience, you can now schedule a Paratransit ride on-line. Just click on "Book A Ride" on the right side of this page, complete the requested information, then click on "Send Email." You will receive a confirmation notice once Sioux Area Metro receives the information and schedules the ride.
If you would like to schedule a ride by phone, or have any questions, feel free to call Sioux Area Metro at (605) 367-7613.
* Depending upon an individual's disability, the current weather conditions, and barriers at some locations, provisions will be made to get the passenger from a point of origin to destination.