Welcome to Bay Transit

Rides for all People of all Ages

We believe that every citizen must be assured accessible and safe transportation to the local destination of their choice without regard for disability, age, or economic status

FREE SENIOR HEALTH

 

& SAFETY FAIR

TUESDAY, MAY 1ST

10 AM – 2 PM

at Beale Memorial Baptist Church

19622 Tidewater Trail ♦ Tappahannock, VA 22560

FREE

Health Screenings

•Balance Assessment
•Blood Pressure
•Blood Sugar
•Cancer Risk Assessment

FREE

Information

•Tips on Personal Safety
•Defying Ageism
•Safeguarding Your Finances
•Learn about Medicare
•Community Services for Seniors

FREE transporation provided! Call (804) 250-2011 by

Friday, April 27 to reserve your seat.

Bay Transit has expanded the New Kent to Richmond Route to include the Shops on Belle Creek Road in Mechanicsville

Monday Wednesday Friday

 $3.00 Each Way

Medical

Shopping

Lunch

Call the Bay Transit Ride Line at 804-966-8743

For More Information and to

Schedule Your Ride

Bay Transit has recently completed a comprehensive development plan update which can be viewed here

NEW PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION SERVICE IS UNDERWAY!

Bay Transit is running three deviated fixed public transportation routes.

Rides are $0.50 cents, transfers from other Bay Transit transportation are free.

Click on a button below for details.

Bay Transit Driver, Linwood Johnson was inducted into the Virginia State University Hall of Fame on February 23, 2018 for his outstanding contributions to VSU Basketball from 1970-1974.

Linwood drives in Westmoreland County and Colonial Beach.

We are proud of Linwood not only as a Driver and Hall of Fame Honoree but as a wonderful human being as well.

Linwood receiving the award and on either side of him are:

– Makola M. Abdullah, Ph.D., President-Virginia State University

– Peggy Davis, Athletic Director-Virginia State University

The Bay Transit Christmas party was held at the Beacon in Topping Virginia on December 16th 2017.  The band was Mary Mack and the Homeboys.  At the party, door prizes were given out, as well as Safety Awards to all drivers who were employed for one full fiscal year, had driven at least 600 hours in that year, had no chargeable traffic violations or accidents, had not had any major infractions of policies in the driver’s handbook, and had attended all safety meetings for the year.

Forty-five drivers, which represents 83% of our drivers, met all these qualifications, and in the previous fiscal year 1,618,263 miles were driven, or the equivalent of 68 trips to circle the Earth.

A total of 151,657 passengers were served.

Three Safety and Advisory Committee member who had just completed a two year term were recognized, these were: Rudy Rudisill (Gloucester Office), Wayne Oliff (Warsaw Office), and JoAnne Veney-Mynatt (White Stone Office)

The Safety Committee assists Tom Clarke, Safety Manager and Bay Transit Leadership on determining key safety plans and ideas that need to be implemented to increase safety for all Drivers, passengers and the public.

Pat Sanders, Operations Manager introduced the three Regional Supervisors, Princess Wise (Warsaw), Claudia Pratt (Gloucester), and Katharn Cotman (New Kent)

Princess Wise, Regional Supervisor for Warsaw Bay Transit, is spreading some Christmas cheer by donating items needed for the Seniors at the Carrington Place in Tappahannock. We are proud of our staff that reach out to help others.

Bay Transit Quarterly Safety Meeting – A Special Presentation and Education Session

Bay Transit had 150,985 riders in the past year.  These riders or the families and friends of these riders come from all walks of life and many of these riders also have various disabilities, some more noticeable than others.  As a Bay Transit Driver or Employee, we serve all individuals regardless of their ability or disability.

On the evenings of 6/20 and 6/22, in Gloucester and Warsaw respectively, over 100 Bay Transit staff members learned many characteristics of individuals with various disabilities and how to transport them safely in a customer-friendly environment.  The American’s with Disabilities Act of 1990 was the focal point and details of the rights of passengers with disabilities were a key talking point.

The presentation was given by Ms. Catherin Tyler-Northan, Community Services Manager, with Insight Enterprises, Inc. which is part of the Peninsula Center for Independent Living in Hampton.  Joining Catherin are Independent Living Advocates with Insight Enterprises, Inc.:

Mr. Troy Bowser
Ms. Alicia Cook
Ms. Lorna-Mae Silcott and
Ms. Marissa Dixon, Community Support Services Advocate with Insight Enterprises, Inc.

Picture: Ms. Tyler-Northan presenting at Gloucester’s Daffodil Gardens on 6/20/17

Bay Transit is sorry to announce The Eagle Deviated Fixed Route service to Tappahannock will be discontinued effective May 1, 2018 due to lack of ridership. All other routes in Westmoreland County will continue. Please call 804.250.2011 for your transportation needs.

Beehive Express Buss

There is now a route connecting Gloucester Courthouse with Gloucester Point.  For details, click below

SERVICE UPGRADE

MIDDLESEX COUNTY

Bay Transit is pleased to announce the start of the second bus in Middlesex County on October 3, 2016!

 

Connections to Kilmarnock

Gloucester and Tappahannock!

 

Call the

Bay Transit

Ride Line

at 804.250.2011

To Schedule

your Ride!

Whether your

transportation

needs are for

work, health,

education,

enrichment or

play, Bay

Transit is there for you!

SERVICE UPGRADE

NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY

 

TRANSPORTATION

FROM HEATHSVILLE TO

LOTTSBURG, CALLAO, AND WARSAW

 

MONDAY THRU FRIDAY

8:30 am 11:00 am

&

2:00 pm 4:00 pm

$2.00 Each Way

And Free Transfers

Now Serving Our Region!!

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CALL TOLL FREE—24 HOURS A DAY—TO SCHEDULE YOUR TRANSPORTATION NEEDS!

1.877.869.6046

PLEASE CALL 24 HOURS IN ADVANCE

FARES ARE VERY LOW—$12.00 FOR A BOOKLET OF 10 TICKETS

Current Bay Transit Fares

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Do you know about the New Freedom Program?

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Bay Transit serves 12 counties in Southeastern Virginia and logs over one million miles each year. Click here for more information on how Bay Transit advertising can work for you!

MEDCARRY

MEDCARRY provides non-emergency medical transportation to persons 60 years and older that live in the Northern Neck and Middle Peninsula.

For more information about this program click  here

Middle Peninsula Rideshare – your long-distance commute connection to Richmond, Hampton Roads and Northern Virginia/D.C. and beyond

Bay Transit is a non-profit community transit service serving the counties of Charles City, Essex, Gloucester, King and Queen, King William, Lancaster, Mathews, Middlesex, New Kent, Northumberland, Richmond, and Westmoreland.

Bay Transit provides on-demand service and offers a handful of fixed routes in some communities. We operate from 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Bay Transit is the ONLY public transportation provider in the Middle Peninsula and Northern Neck region. In 2013, Bay Transit provided over 159,000 rides

and over 40% were work related.

Bay Transit also provides the same quality, dependable transportation service

for the citizens of New Kent and Charles City counties!

For a listing of local Bay Transit offices click Contact Us

For Civil Rights and Americans with Disabilities Act Title VI Notifications Information click here

Bay Transit (a division of Bay Aging) hereby gives public notice that it is Bay Transit’s policy to assure full compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Circular 4702.1A, and related statutes and regulations in all programs and activities. Title VI requires that no person shall, on the grounds of race, color, sex or national origin be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of or otherwise subjected to discrimination under any FTA program or other activity for which Bay Transit receives Federal financial assistance.

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