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Transportation (KARTS)

Granville County Senior Services contracts with KARTS (Kerr Area Rural Transit System) to provide transportation for Granville County’s 60+ population.

Transportation is provided for the following purposes:

  Medical (Oxford, Henderson, Durham, Raleigh, and Chapel Hill)
  Daily (Senior Center Involvement)

Click the links below to visit KARTS’ website for additional information:
  KARTS Fares & Information
  KARTS “How to Ride” Information

Please call the Granville County Senior Center at (919) 693-1930 for more information on medical transportation or transportation to one of Granville County Senior Centers.



In addition to the medical and daily routes explained above, transportation within the city limits of Oxford is provided through a fixed bus route set up by KARTS.  The “Oxford Loop Shuttle” makes hourly loops within the city limits of Oxford on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday starting at 9:00 a.m. and ending at 3:00 p.m.  The Around Town Shuttle has designated stops and cannot deviate from the route.  Click the image below to view the current “Around Town Shuttle” schedule.

This shuttle is funded through a grant from the NC Department of Transportation and there is currently no cost to ride.  The shuttle is open to anyone of any age.  An individual may board the van at any one of the stops along the route and get off at any one of the stops.  The idea is to get off at the stop closest to your destination and then walk to your destination.

Contact the Granville County Senior Center at (919) 693-1930 for more information.



Can I be picked up at my house?
Yes

Can KARTS get me to an out-of-town doctor’s office in time for a 9:00 a.m. appointment? 
Because KARTS goes all over the county picking up individuals who have reserved a ride, KARTS does not guarantee arrival time before 10:00 a.m.

If I need to reserve a ride for a medical appointment, how much will it cost me? 
It depends on where you will be going, and the number of miles that will be traveled.  Senior Services will pay the majority of the cost, but you will be asked to contribute toward the cost.

Can someone ride on the van with me to assist me for the day? 
You may bring along one friend, family member or aide to assist you, and he/she may ride the van for no cost.

When will the van bring me back home?
Because these out of town medical trips are done with groups of people who have appointments on the same day, the van will be not be picking you up for the return trip home until around 4:00 p.m. that afternoon.

What if I need transportation to come into one of the senior centers?
As long as you live in one of the areas where the daily vans run, it should be no problem. A small donation is requested for a round trip ticket.

 


 

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