Lumpkin County Transit is a community service program intended to be used by passengers within Lumpkin County boundaries.
- Transit can take you to work, the doctor, grocery store, library, restaurants...anywhere you need to go within Lumpkin County.
- Transit service is available by appointment on a first come, first served basis. Reservations must be made at least 24 hours in advance. To ensure that all passengers are served in a timely manner, same day requests cannot be granted. Making a reservation as far in advance as possible will help ensure that there will be availability for the date and times requested.
- If you reach voice mail when calling for a reservation, please leave your name and telephone number. The scheduler will return your call before the end of the business day.
- Transit vans are wheelchair accessible; please tell the scheduler if a wheelchair will be used. Passengers with disabilities may be accompanied by one Personal Care Attendant at no charge. Service animals accompanying passengers with disabilities are permitted.
The mission of Lumpkin County Transit is to provide needed transportation to the citizens of Lumpkin County on a timely basis at an affordable price.
Transit Rate Schedule
|Within city limits||$1.50 per stop|
|3 miles or less outside city limits||$3.00|
|4 to 6 miles outside city limits||$3.50|
|7 to 9 miles outside city limits||$5.00|
|10 to 12 miles outside city limits||$6.50|
|13 to 15 miles outside city limits||$9.00|
|Over 15 miles outside city limits||$1.00 per additional mile|
Fare must be paid each time the bus is boarded. Exact change only.
Americans with Disabilities and Complaint Form
Lumpkin County Transit will provide mobility device accommodation provided the device does not exceed the lift capabilities in length and width and the weight of the device, when occupied, does not exceed the manufacturers specified weight limit.
The Bus Operator will assist individuals in safely boarding and exiting from the vehicles. Individuals with mobility impairments who need special assistance in navigating to and from the vehicle should have a Personal Care Attendant (PCA) ride with them. When the Bus Scheduler is notified, the PCA may ride for free.
Reasonable Accommodation (Modification of Policies & Practices)
Lumpkin County Transit will make reasonable modifications to policies, practices, or procedures when the modifications are necessary to avoid discrimination on the basis of disability or to provide program accessibility to its services, subject to the limitations of Federal Regulations Section 37.169(c)(1)-(3). Individuals requesting modifications to Lumpkin County Transit service shall contact the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Coordinator and describe what they need in order to use the service. Individuals requesting modifications are not required to use the term “reasonable modification” when making a request.
Title VI Notice and Complaint Form
Notifying the Public of Rights Under Title VI
Lumpkin County Transit System
- Lumpkin County Transit System operates its programs and services without regard to race, color, and national origin in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act. Any person who believes she or he has been aggrieved by any unlawful discriminatory practice under Title VI may file a complaint with Lumpkin County Transit System.
- For more information on Lumpkin County Transit System’s civil rights program, and the procedures to file a complaint, contact 706-482-2495, email firstname.lastname@example.org; or visit our administrative office at 1646 Red Oak Flats Road, Dahlonega, Georgia. 30533.
- If information is needed in another language, contact 706-482-2495.
- You may also file your complaint directly with the FTA at: Federal Transit Administration Office of Civil Rights Attention: Title VI Program Coordinator, East Building, 5th Floor - TCR1200 New Jersey Ave., SE, Washington, DC 20590