Harper County Public Transportation Available to All Residents
Harper County Public Transportation is available to all residents of Harper County, Kansas. They are available to keep you moving with rides to:
Patterson Health Center
Dentist/Eye/Medical Health Appointments
Grocery Store (bring a helper if you need assistance shopping)
Wichita, Hutchinson, Wellington, Medicine Lodge (any location less than 70 miles away)
To arrange for transportation, call 620-842-5104. Hours are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Available on a first come, first served basis.
In Town or to PHC - $4 round trip
In County - $7 round trip
Out of County (under 70 miles away) - $15 round trip
The system also has a ride card program. The ride cards are sold in $5, $10 or $25 amounts. Each punch on a card is valued at $1 per punch. The best value for passengers to buy is the value pack card. On this card the passenger receives 31 punches for the purchase price of $25.
About the Service
The Harper County Public Transportation Services program fleet has two wheelchair lift, restraint system equipped vehicles and one mini-van. Larger vehicles can accommodate eight to 10 passengers while the mini-van can seat five to seven passengers.
Public transportation is provided to the elderly, disabled, and general public (under age 60) passenger. Equal access is provided to all persons who request public transportation services.
Service is provided Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Service is not provided on weekends, holidays or in the evenings. Advance ride reservations are requested. A monthly transit schedule is published but the schedule can vary and demand response (current day notice) is accepted. Service is provided In-City (local), In-County (or across county), and Out of County. A priority service for the system is for rides to medical appointments. Educational and recreational trips are also planned as the schedule allows.
About the Drivers
Harper County public Transportation Services drivers are required to attend annual training and are certified in first aid and CPR. Safety of all passengers is a high priority. The system also has written driver and passenger policies. Curb to curb service is provided or the passenger can choose to meet the bus or mini-van at a designated location. Drivers can break the threshold of the door when picking passengers up but riders are expected to be ready when the bus or mini-van arrives.
Funded in part by the Kansas Department of Transportation. Member of the South Central Kansas CTD #9. Equal Opportunity Access. Handicap Accessible Vehicles.