Transit Plus is a transportation service for individuals with a disabling illness or condition that prevents them from using Milwaukee County Transit System(MCTS) buses. Rides on Transit Plus cost $3.50 each way (Note: tickets must be purchased in books of ten at a cost of $35.00 per book). Rides must be requested not less than one day before and not more than two weeks in advance of the date of the ride.
Transit Plus is free to students who have a valid UPASS and a DA pass that they must obtain from MCTS.
Who is Eligible?
MCTS must provide a DA Pass after assesing thata person meets the following criteria.
- A person with a disability who cannot independently board, ride or get off a bus.
- A person whose disability—related condition or environmental barrier makes it impossible to independently travel to or from a fixed route bus stop.
These are the only criteria used to determine paratransit eligibility. Personal safety, behavioral problems, age, social security status or other issues are not considered in determining eligibility.
ridemcts.com/Programs/Transit-Plus/ for more information.