If you are unsure if you are included within the Chatham service area please call 519.360.1998.
Hours of Service and Fares
The hours of service are:
- Monday – Saturday: 6:15 a.m. to 7:15 p.m.
- Friday Evening: 6:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
- Sunday: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
For fare information please visit the Fares and Smart Card Passes page.
Who Can Use It?
You can use this service for the following purposes: employment, education, medical, personal, business, or leisure activities. Booking priorities follow the same order.
Applications are approved on a permanent or temporary basis depending on the individuals need.
How Do I Register?
You can apply for Chatham Accessible Transit by:
Visiting the Chatham-Kent Civic Centre (315 King Street West, Chatham) to pick up a form in person, or
Calling 519.360.1998 to request an application or
Clicking here: Application Form
The Application must:
Be filled out by applicant, or designated person, giving reasons for request to use the Accessible Transit Chatham Service
State if the application is to be permanent or temporary
Be either signed by the applicant or signed on behalf of the applicant
Be signed by attending doctor or nurse practitioner giving his/her medical reasons why applicant needs the use of the Accessible Transit Chatham Service
Please mail application to:
Municipality of Chatham-Kent
Engineering & Transportation Division
P.O. Box 640
315 King Street West
Chatham ON N7M 5K8
How to Book a Ride
You can book a ride by calling CKTransit Service at 519.436.3233.
Be sure to:
Book your return trip at the same time
Book appointments 24 hours in advance - trips are booked on a first-call, first-serve basis subject to priority list as follows: employment, education, medical, personal, business, or leisure activities.
Provide the following information:
Can Someone Come With Me?
If you require an attendant to assist you on the Accessible Transit Chatham bus (as indicated on your approved application form) the attendant must be present at all times and will travel free of charge.
All companions not designated as an attendant are subject to the $3.00 Fare per person per one way ride.
Can I Cancel My Trip?
Please give 24 hours notice. Insufficient notice of cancellation may result in full-fare payment.
Will I Be Able to Get a Ride on a Regular Basis?
A standing arrangement for service is available for persons who are travelling at a regular time to and/or from a destination such as work, post-secondary school, or medical facility.
The following guidelines must be followed:
Have exact fare ready
Be ready five (5) minutes ahead of your scheduled time
The Driver is not required to wait more than five (5) minutes past your appointed pick-up time
If you must cancel, please do so at least 24 hours in advance
Be as flexible as possible in regards to your arrangements for a ride. Allow up to twenty (20) minutes wait from your scheduled pick-up time, especially in bad weather
All passengers must wear seatbelts
All personal belongings must be in your care and control at all times
Please call 519.360.1998 to let us know if you or someone you know no longer require the Chatham Accessible Transit Service.