Transportation for Essential Trips during COVID 19 Health Pandemic
Below is a list of current (as of April 1, 2020) public transit options with updated information during the COVID 19 pandemic. Because of the fluidity of the health emergency, all information is subject to change.
Kenosha Area Transit (public city bus)
- All routes are currently running
- Service is on the hour (no half hour service during peak times)
- No fares are being collected at this time
- Passengers are asked to board through the rear door. Those needing to enter through the front (ADA riders) should alert the driver and they will be boarded through the front.
- Care-A-Van is running the same hours as the city bus
- No fare is being charged
- Same day trip requests will be honored, if possible. Reservations still encouraged.
Western Kenosha County Transit (rural public bus)
- Riders can schedule door-to-door trips to help facilitate social distancing. The fixed routes are temporarily suspended as of April 6.
- The fare for door-to-door has temporarily been reduced to $2 one way (door-to-door) is typically $3 for an elder or disabled person and $5 for general public
- This is a PUBLIC bus service so anyone living west of I-94 may use this service
- Same Day trips are temporarily accommodated based on availability
- Some trip requests to neighboring Wisconsin counties and Milwaukee may occur based on availability.
- VTS is operating as normal, but with lower capacities due to volunteers adhering to the state of emergency orders
- VTS is making referrals to Care-A-Van if they are unable to accommodate a ride due to lack of volunteers
- VTS fares remain the same at this time
For additional information call Lauren Coffman, Mobility Manager, at 262-605-6615.