Petersburg Area Transit (PAT) offers the following Specialized Para-transit Service Programs: 

ADA Paratransit Service

This service is for Senior Citizens, Medicare card holders and Persons with Disabilities (permanent or temporary) living within the city limits of Petersburg, Colonial Heights or Hopewell or ¾ mile of the service areas. The paratransit service operates wheelchair equipped vans providing curb to curb (door to door upon request) service for ADA qualified passengers.

For 65 Years Old Paratransit Service
This service is available for persons 65 years old or older living in the City of Petersburg, in the City of Colonial Heights, the City of Hopewell.  Patrons 60  and over may also continue to ride PAT local, fixed route buses for a 1/2 fare ($.85 cents).

 The Cost of specialized Transit is $1.75 per one-way trip.  

Printable PDF Applications available by clicking on the link to the left.

Reservations for next day service may be arranged by calling the Petersburg Area Transit (PAT) administrative offices at 804-324-5658, 24 hours a day. Confirmation will be made the same day or the morning of the next day.  Para-transit service is available from 6:00 a.m. until 6:15 p.m. Monday thru Friday and 7:00 a.m. until 6:15 p.m. on Saturday.

Paratransit is not in service on the following holidays - New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.

Reasonable Accommodations

  • PAT is committed to making reasonable modifications in policies, practices, or procedures when such accommodations are necessary to avoid discrimination on the basis of disability.
  • Requests for reasonable accommodations should be made during the para-transit eligibility process, through customer service inquires, by calling 804-324-5658 through the ADA complaint Procedure.  
  • Accessible formats to requests reasonable accommodations may be made available upon request.

 For additional information on specialized paratransit services, please call 804.324.5658  

Para-Transit Brochure