Individuals (6 to 54 Years of age) needing a ride
could do so for $3.00. Students (with a student ID) can ride for
$2.00. Under 6 ride free (must be accompanied by parent or
guardian). Individuals 55 and over and disabled persons can ride for $1.00
or may purchase a book of twelve tickets for $10.00. If a rider
needs a person as a helper, the helper rides for free. A certified service
animal rides for free, but the individual may be liable for any problem caused
by the certified service animal. Fares are charged each time you board the
about rides for any person should be made to the Board of Trustees and/or the
Hours of Service:
Dawson Transportation is available for rides from 7:30 AM to 5:00 PM, Monday
through Friday, with the exception of the holidays listed below:
Buses do not operate on the
Boarding the Bus:
Please have your exact fare, ticket, or pass ready.
the winter always check the front steps for snow or slush and hold on to the
Please make front seats available for elderly or disabled passengers, or
passengers with small children.
stay seated and belted when the bus is in motion. If you must move around or
stand please do so only when the bus is stopped for getting people on or off the
on the bus.
keep the bus clean by taking all items you have carried onto the bus, this
includes any garbage or papers. Please keep your feet off the seats.
PLEASE USE SEAT BELTS FOR ALL RIDES.
For Your Safety:
remain seated while the bus is in motion, you never know when the bus may have
to come to a quick stop.
following items are prohibited on Dawson Transportation buses:
Flammable liquids, including gasoline and propane
Fire arms, including BB guns or air guns
Animals, with the exception of certified service animals
Bicycles, sleds, toboggans, scooters, riding toys, etc.
Open alcoholic beverages
Items too large or cumbersome to be held in your full control or that may
obstruct another seat, the aisle or be in the way of another passenger
following items are allowed on the buses:
Infant or toddler car seats
Portable shopping carts
Groceries - Up to 7 bags, no more than 20 pounds per bag and no more than
2 cases of beverages
The items above have to be secured so they will not move when the bus is in
reservations placed a day or more in advance are encouraged and receive
priority. Same day service is scheduled on a first come, first serve basis and
we will fit you into the schedule whenever possible although it may not be your
first preference for time. Same day cannot be guaranteed. If you are needing
transport to or from the airport it should be scheduled with a minimum of 24
Due to ridership demand the bus may run 10 minutes early or up to 10 minutes
late, so please be prepared early and be patient if we are a little late. There
may also be other riders on the bus who need to be dropped at their destination
so you may have to ride for a while. Please plan your trip accordingly to
prepare for delays, we recommend 15-30 minutes prior to your appointment time.
When you make an appointment, dispatch will need the following information:
Address to be picked up from
Time and date of desired pick up
Destination or destinations if more than one stop
If you need assistance such as the lift for a wheelchair or walker
Please call dispatch to cancel any reservation if you no longer require a
scheduled ride. This saves us time, keeps us on schedule and enables someone
else to take that time slot if needed.
Lost and Found:
If you lose an item on the bus please call
dispatch at 377-5024 as soon as you realize the item is missing. The Urban
Transportation District of Dawson County is not responsible for lost items.