Get Healthy Scott County meeting – 9 July 2015


Get Healthy Scott County met today. The focus of the meeting was public transportation in Scott County.

Southern Indiana Transit System (SITS) provides two forms of public transportation.

There is a scheduled bus route for Scott County that runs on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. There is a morning route and an afternoon route. The route goes through Scottsburg and Austin. There is a brochure with the times and locations of the scheduled stops. The cost is $1.00 per boarding, per person, for each city bus.

There is also a demand/response transportation service. It operates Monday through Friday, 6:00 am to 6:00 pm. It serves citizens of Crawford, Harrison, Scott and Washington Counties. To schedule a trip, the customer calls toll-free 1-866-738-1681. Unlike a taxi service, there may be more than one customer in the vehicle. SITS schedules the pick-ups so that rides can be consolidated. There is a brochure which explains this service.

0 to 10 miles: $2.00 per one way, per person
11 to 20 miles: $3.00 per one way, per person
20+ miles: $4.00 per one way, per person
If you travel outside the four-county service area, there will be an additional charge of $1.25 per mile, per one way, per person.

Roland Lemus from SITS explained both services and answered questions.

This was a very informative meeting.


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