Transportation for Essential Trips during COVID 19 Health Pandemic

Governor Tony Evers has declared a public health emergency and issued an emergency order requiring individuals to wear face coverings when indoors and not in a private residence which includes public transportation and shared rides.  

Below is a list of current (as of August 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)

https://www.kenosha.org/departments/transportation

Call: 262-653-4290

  • Fare collection resumes August 1, 2020
  • All routes are currently running
  • Service is on the hour (no half hour service during peak times)
  • Due to Governor Evers order, masks are required while riding the bus

Care-A-Van (paratransit)

https://thekac.com/services/transportation-services/

Call: 262-658-9093

  • Fare collection resumes August 1, 2020
  • Care-A-Van is running the same hours as the city bus

Western Kenosha County Transit (rural public bus)

https://www.kenoshacounty.org/579/Western-Kenosha-County-Transit

Call: 888-203-3498

  • 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
  • Same Day trips are temporarily accommodated based on availability
  • Some trip requests to neighboring Wisconsin counties and Milwaukee may occur based on availability.

Volunteer Transportation 

https://www.kafasi.org/transportation.html

Call: 262-842-7433

  • VTS is operating as normal, but with lower capacities due to volunteers electing to stay at home
  • 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.