Accessibility

Accessibility

Fixed-Route Service

ABS’ fixed-route service is accessible to persons with disabilities.  Buses are equipped with wheelchair lifts or ramps that enable persons in wheelchairs or persons who cannot navigate steps to ride the bus.  Buses have priority seating for seniors and persons with disabilities.  Operators are trained to assist riders use lifts and ramps, secure wheelchairs, provide information on destinations served, and announce stops, including any stop you request.

ADA Complementary Paratransit Service

ABS provides ADA complementary paratransit service for persons whose disability prevents them using the fixed-route service.  The service operates the same days and hours within ¾ of a mile of fixed routes.  Click here to view and print the ADA paratransit guidelines.  Click here to download and print the application form.

Other Accessibility Policies

You may travel with your respirator, concentrator, and portable oxygen.  Service animals are welcome on board buses and vans and in our facilities.  They must be kept under the control of the passenger at all times.  Public information is available in alternative formats upon request.

Reasonable Modification Policy

Passengers with disabilities may request modifications to current service procedures to access the service.  To make a request, please call us at 606-327-2025 or email us at ashlandbus@ashlandky.org.  Please submit requests at least the day before the trip.  ABS will not charge additional fees for passengers requiring reasonable modifications.

ADA Complaints

If you have a complaint about the accessibility of our transit system or service, or believe you have been discriminated against because of your disability, you can file a complaint.  Click here for the complaints procedures and form.  Please provide all facts and circumstances surrounding your issue or complaint so we can fully investigate the incident.  If you are unable to complete a written complaint due to a disability or if information is needed in another language we can assist you.  Please contact us at 606-327-2025 or ashlandbus@ashlandky.org.