St. Lawrence County Coordinated
Transportation Plan for Mobility Services

 

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The Arc Jefferson – St. Lawrence operates the public transportation for St. Lawrence County. Our fleet of nearly 20 vehicles travels over 1 million miles annually. Our buses are fully accessible, and anyone may ride.

 

First Mile Last Mile

Need a way to get to a Public Transit bus? Get in touch with the folks at the “First Mile Last Mile” program. It is free and easy, so just call 315-386-2600 and someone will help make all the arrangements. Don’t let the program’s name fool you because this services picks up and drops off people who live over a mile from the Public Transit stop.

For questions about reasonable accommodations/modifications,
please contact us at (315) 386-2600 or email to info@slcnypublictransit.com.

Rates

  • Obtain passes from any bus driver or at the Operations Center.
  • Drivers cannot issue change. Exact fare is needed.
  • Lost passes are NOT refundable, so keep them safe!
  • Children under 3 ride for free.
Public Transit Shuttle Photo

ONE WAY

$2

20 RIDES

$36

30 RIDES

$53

40 RIDES

$68

OFFICE FOR THE AGING AND SLC PUBLIC TRANSIT SPONSORING TRIPS TO THE FARMERS MARKETS

The St. Lawrence County Office for the Aging & St. Lawrence County Public Transit are sponsoring trips in August to local Farmers Markets for older adults.  Those 60 and older are invited to enjoy a free round trip ride and lunch at the local farmers markets! On these trips, clients will learn and become comfortable with our local public transit, receive NYS Farmers Market Coupons for income eligible seniors, and help support local farmers in our community. Interested seniors must sign up by August 4th in order to receive a free bagged lunch.  Please call 315-386-4730 to reserve your spot.

SLC PUBLIC TRANSIT BRINGING PEOPLE TO VACCINATION SITES

St. Lawrence County Public Transit (slcnypublictransit.com), operated by The Arc Jefferson - St. Lawrence, is offering route deviation to bring riders to COVID-19 vaccination sites. This service is available upon request as long as the locations are three quarters of a mile near the route. Passengers should ask the driver about route deviation when they board the bus.

SLC PUBLIC TRANSIT INSTALLS SOLAR BUS SHELTERS IN POTSDAM AND MASSENA

St. Lawrence County Public Transit (slcnypublictransit.com), operated by The Arc Jefferson - St. Lawrence, held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the County’s first solar-powered bus shelters. Thanks to supporting from the St. Lawrence Health Initiative, accessible, lighted shelters have been installed in Potsdam and Massena and are available for use.

SLC PUBLIC TRANSIT LAUNCHES MASSENA SHUTTLE

St. Lawrence County Public Transit (slcnypublictransit.com), operated by The Arc Jefferson - St. Lawrence, is launching a Massena Shuttle run, route #70, on August 3, 2020.  This bus route originates in Canton daily and will travel throughout the town with regular stops in Hogansburg from Monday to Friday with extra stops in Canton, Madrid, and Waddington three days a week. 

UPDATE FOR APRIL 17, 2020

St. Lawrence County Public Transit will continue waiving fare collection until June 1st for customers needing to travel for essential purposes. Routes in operation are listed at http://slcnypublictransit.com/transit-schedules. Due to Governor Cuomo's last Executive Order, all riders must wear a mask to use the bus. Unfortunately, anyone without a mask or using a covering that goes over the nose and mouth will not be allowed to use Public Transit.

ST. LAWRENCE COUNTY PUBLIC TRANSIT RESPONDS TO COVID-19 CONCERNS

St. Lawrence County Public Transit, operated by The Arc Jefferson - St. Lawrence, continues to be operational and is following cleaning guidelines from the Center for Disease Control. In an effort to minimize the risk of COVID-19, the agency will be waiving fare collection until at least Sunday, April 19th for customers needing to travel for essential purposes.

ST. LAWRENCE COUNTY COORDINATED TRANSPORTATION PLAN FOR MOBILITY SERVICES (PDF)

St. Lawrence County’s Coordinated Transportation Plan was prepared to identify cost-effective approaches to address public transportation gaps; minimize the duplication of transportation services; and help improve the coordination of transportation services for persons with disabilities, older residents, individuals with lower incomes, and for college students.