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GUIDELINES

GUIDELINES

GRITS will not deny anyone transportation services
because of their race, color, creed, national origin,
sex, age, or disability.

When using GRITS, all passengers are subject to the
following rules and regulations:
¨ Passengers shall not engage in any disruptive or violent
behavior nor use abusive language.
¨ Passengers shall not carry flammable liquids, weapons
or explosive devices on the bus.
¨ No Smoking, Eating, or Drinking.
¨ All passengers shall use seat belts.
¨ No alcoholic beverages or illegal substances are permitted
on buses.
¨ No pets, except for Service Animals, are permitted
on the bus unless they are placed in a kennel or other
device suitable for transportation.
¨ Passengers shall not disturb, distract, harass, alarm,
or annoy bus driver or other passengers while bus is
in motion.
¨ Passengers shall not engage in conversation with bus
driver while bus is in motion.


Any Passenger who violates any one or more of these
guidelines may be removed from the bus and/or denied
transportation services with GRITS.

Driver’s Shall Adhere to the Following:
· Be properly licensed in Kentucky
· Be courteous, patient and helpful
· Have less than 2 traffic convictions in 3 yrs
· No convictions for drugs or alcohol in 5 yrs
· No sexual or violent crime convictions
· Have a pre-employment drug test
· Receive orientation and safety training

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BIKE RENTALS

GRITS Bike Rental

Renter must read and sign the release and indemnification
agreement.
Renter must provide a driver’s license, one driver’s
license per group will be sufficient as long as that
person is willing to be responsible for the entire
group, but all persons in the group must sign the
agreement and pay their respective fee.
Bilkers are due back to GRITS location by close of
business 5:00 p.m. Mon-Fri or 1:00 p.m. Sat ., if not
bike will be reported stolen.
Bike Rental is $2.00 per day. 
Renter will be given a lock and combination if they
will need to lock the bike while they may be inside a
local business to shop or for lunch.
Helmets are not required but are strongly recommended.
Riders use the bike at their own risk according
to agreement, the agreement must be signed before
using.

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FAQ'S

FAQ's
Q. What is a Paratransit Service?
A. Paratransit is a specialized service for people with
disabilities who are not able to ride fixed-route public
transportation buses.
Q. Is there a cost for an application?
A. There is no charge for an application.
Q. How long does the application process
take?
A. OTS has 21 days to determine eligibility. After
eligibility is determined, you will be notified by mail.
Q. How much will my trip cost?
A. Trips cost $2.00 each way.
Q. When can I schedule my trip?
A. Call today for next day service.
Q. Where can I ride with GRITS?
A. Anywhere within the City limits of Owensboro.
Q. Are there restrictions as to the purpose of
my trip?
A. There are NO restrictions.
Q. Who do I call to cancel my trip request?
A. Please call GRITS as soon as possible.

GRITS Transportation

GRITS Bus
The Green River Intra-county Transit System (GRITS) provides clean, safe, and reliable public transportation at no or low cost. Medicaid eligible clients without vehicles are provided transportation to approved medical appointments without cost. Para-transit services are provided for free to those who cannot use public transportation and a fee-per-mile service is available to the general public.

Safe * Reliable * Professional

GRITS bus 

Owensboro Transit is dedicated to providing timely, safe and courteous service to their clients and pledge to assist in meeting the transportation needs of the physically and mentally challenged individuals of the City of Owensboro. Green River Intra-county Transit Systems (GRITS) has been providing non-emergency transportation for over thirty (30) years.Green River Intra-county Transit Systems (GRITS) has been providing non-emergency transportation for over thirty (30) years.

 

 

 

Region 1 Map

  Schedule
Monday-Friday
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am-1:00 pm

Service Area
Carlisle, Ballard, Hickman, Fulton, Graves, McCracken, Marshall,
and Calloway Counties.




Region 3 Map

GRITS Office
Address
City, KY Zip
Phone: 270-686-1651

Schedule
Monday-Friday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Saturday
8:00 am-4:30 pm

Service Area

Daviess, Hancock, Henderson, McLean, Ohio, Union,
and Webster Counties.


GRITS Office
222 St. Elizabeth St.
Owensboro, KY 42301
Phone: 270-686-1651

Region 4

Schedule

Service Area

Hardin, Grayson, Breckinridge, Larue, Nelson, Marion,
and Meade Counties.

 

Owensboro Transit Systems (OTS) Office

 430 Allen Street
Owensboro, KY 42303
Phone: 270-687-8570

WEBSITE:  www.audubon-area.com or www.ridegrits.org
EMAIL:  dlanham@ridegrits.org

 

GRITS Office

Address
City, KY Zip
Phone: 270-686-1651

GUIDELINES

GRITS will not deny anyone transportation services
because of their race, color, creed, national origin,
sex, age, or disability.


When using GRITS, all passengers are subject to the
following rules and regulations:

¨ Passengers shall not engage in any disruptive or violent
behavior nor use abusive language.
¨ Passengers shall not carry flammable liquids, weapons
or explosive devices on the bus.
¨ No Smoking, Eating, or Drinking.
¨ All passengers shall use seat belts.
¨ No alcoholic beverages or illegal substances are permitted
on buses.
¨ No pets, except for Service Animals, are permitted
on the bus unless they are placed in a kennel or other
device suitable for transportation.
¨ Passengers shall not disturb, distract, harass, alarm,
or annoy bus driver or other passengers while bus is
in motion.
¨ Passengers shall not engage in conversation with bus
driver while bus is in motion.


Any Passenger who violates any one or more of these
guidelines may be removed from the bus and/or denied
transportation services with GRITS.

Driver’s Shall Adhere to the Following:
· Be properly licensed in Kentucky
· Be courteous, patient and helpful
· Have less than 2 traffic convictions in 3 yrs
· No convictions for drugs or alcohol in 5 yrs
· No sexual or violent crime convictions
· Have a pre-employment drug test
· Receive orientation and safety training

FAQ's
Q. What is a Paratransit Service?
A. Paratransit is a specialized service for people with
disabilities who are not able to ride fixed-route public
transportation buses.
Q. Is there a cost for an application?
A. There is no charge for an application.
Q. How long does the application process
take?
A. OTS has 21 days to determine eligibility. After
eligibility is determined, you will be notified by mail.
Q. How much will my trip cost?
A. Trips cost $2.00 each way.
Q. When can I schedule my trip?
A. Call today for next day service.
Q. Where can I ride with GRITS?
A. Anywhere within the City limits of Owensboro.
Q. Are there restrictions as to the purpose of
my trip?
A. There are NO restrictions.
Q. Who do I call to cancel my trip request?
A. Please call GRITS as soon as possible.

GRITS wheelchair aqccess

GRITS bike rental

GRITS Bike Rental

Renter must read and sign the release and indemnification
agreement.
Renter must provide a driver’s license, one driver’s
license per group will be sufficient as long as that
person is willing to be responsible for the entire
group, but all persons in the group must sign the
agreement and pay their respective fee.
Bilkers are due back to GRITS location by close of
business 5:00 p.m. Mon-Fri or 1:00 p.m. Sat ., if not
bike will be reported stolen.
Bike Rental is $2.00 per day.
Renter will be given a lock and combination if they
will need to lock the bike while they may be inside a
local business to shop or for lunch.
Helmets are not required but are strongly recommended.
Riders use the bike at their own risk according
to agreement, the agreement must be signed before
using.

GRITS bike rental

GRITS logo

A Service Of
Audubon Area Community Services, Inc.
Funding for this program provided through
A grant from the Federal Transportation
Administration
Administered by The Kentucky Transportation
Cabinet, Office of Transportation Delivery