Riding with GPTC
Routes & Schedules
ADA Comp. ParaTransit
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
How do I apply for
Paratransit Service? To
apply for Paratransit Service you can call 884-6100 x116 Mon-Fri 8a-4p and
request an application be sent to you or you can pick one up at 100 W 4th
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
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
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.
Board of Directors