Care-A-Van is paratransit transportation for older adults and persons with disabilities who are unable to use the Kenosha city bus. The service area is the city of Kenosha, east of I-94. Eligibility for the service requires completing an application for services with a doctor’s signature verifying the condition that prevents someone from taking the public bus service. Download the Care-A-Van eligibility application (PDF).
The cost is $4.00 each way. Riders must have exact change. The hours of operation are 4:55 a.m. to 12:30 a.m. on Fridays and 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Saturdays. Reservations are required at least a day in advance. Reservations can be made by calling Care-A-Van at 262-658-9093. For more information, visit the city of Kenosha website.
LINK offers rural public bus service for residents living west of I-94. This is a door-to-door service. Hours of operation are Monday to Friday from 6 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. All vehicles are accessible with lifts and wheelchair tie-downs. Reservations are required at least a day in advance and can be made by calling 888-203-3498.
The cost is $5.00 each way for the general public and $3.00 each way for older adults and people with disabilities. For the reduced fare, a form must be filled out and can be returned in person or by mail to 8600 Sheridan Road, Kenosha, WI 53143. Download the reduced fare application form (PDF).
For more information, visit the LINK - Western Kenosha Transit page.
Volunteer Transportation utilizes volunteers using their personal vehicles to offer rides to those 60+ and to adults with disabilities. The service operates any time of the day, any day of the week, and can cross county boundaries based on volunteer availability. Riders must be ambulatory and able to enter the vehicle with little to no assistance.
The cost of the ride is $4.50 per one-way for a trip that is 10 miles or less. For trips greater than 10 miles, additional charges per mile will be applied. Rides need to be scheduled 2-3 days in advance. Reservations can be made by calling 262-842-7433. For more information, visit the Kafasi website.
Regional Medical Transportation
Regional Medical Transportation is available for Kenosha residents to travel for medical appointments in Racine, Walworth, and Milwaukee counties. Eligible riders are those who do NOT receive Medicaid or are enrolled in a long-term care program, such as Family Care, Partnership, or Iris. All vehicles are accessible. Hours of operation are between 6:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.
The fares for the rides are based on the mileage of the trip. A trip that is 1-15 miles is $5 each way, a trip that is 16-30 miles is $10 each way, and a trip that is 31+ miles is $15.00 each way. Regional Medical Transportation is a door-to-door service and requires a 3 to 5 day advanced reservation. Reservations can be made by calling 262-658-9093.