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GPTC is committed to providing you with quality service by offering the same safe, clean, reliable, efficient and courteous transportation services that fixed route riders are afforded.

What is Paratransit? Paratransit Service is complementary service provided by the Gary Public Transportation Corporation (GPTC) to Gary residents who are unable to use regular bus service due to a disability. Residents who apply for Paratransit service and are deemed eligible are eligible can ride to and from any location within GPTC’s service area. All Paratransit vehicles are accessible to people with disabilities and have wheelchair lifts and securement devices.

How do I apply for Paratransit Service? To apply for Paratransit Service you can call 884-6100 x106 Mon-Fri 8a-4p and request an application be sent to you or you can pick one up at 100 W 4th Ave.

What does It cost to ride? The fare for one-way trips on Paratransit is $2.50 within the City of Gary boundary and $4.00 outside the city limits.

ADA Paratransit Multiple Ride Passes:

25 Local Rides $50.00
12 Non Local Rides $48.00

What are the hours of service? Paratransit provides service during GPTC’s regular hours of operation:

Monday through Friday 4:50 a.m.- 9:15 p.m. Saturday 8:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

Requests for service can be made by calling Monday through Saturday, 8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m. The ADA contact number is (219) 884-6100 ext 113. If visiting GPTC’s Operations Facility, please dial (219) 884-6100 ext 0 if assistance is needed in gaining security access at GPTC’s main gate.

Can I travel outside of Gary? GPTC’s Service Area includes: Hammond, East Chicago 3 quarter of mile area south of U.S. 30 between Taft St. and Pine Island Apartments. • 3 quarter of mile area south of 93rd avenue between the areas of Taft St. and Broadway and; 3 quarter of mile area west of 93rd and Taft / 3 quarter of a mile East of 93rd and Broadway.

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