Transportation for SLO County

RUNABOUT is a county-wide ADA Paratransit program providing ADA complementary (comparable) service, which offers these special considerations: 

All vehicles are Wheelchair Lift equipped.  Mobility Aids (walkers, canes, crutches), groceries and packages will be accommodated on the vehicle if possible.  

Courteous Drivers will assist passengers to and from the Runabout. However, the drivers cannot lift passengers or enter their residences. Runabout offers service to ADA certified passengers only. 

Information and Reservations

(805) 541-2544

Please call the above number for more information about Runabout services, including Hours of Operations, to request an application, or to make or change reservations.


ADA fares are double the regular one-way fixed route bus fare for the same trip distance (between $3.00 and $6.00 each way depending on travel distance). 
Check acceptance policy - checks will be accepted for a minimum of $15 and maximum of $60.

*For information about the 2014 Proposed fare increase: CLIENT LETTER & FACT SHEET

ADA Paratransit

ADA Paratransit service is provided in accordance with the following Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 criteria: 

1.    Rider is certified and their trip is eligible to receive ADA Paratransit service. 
2.    Pickup and drop-off points are within 3/4 mile of regular bus route(s). 
3.    Trip Times are comparable with regular bus service. 
4.    For specific answers about the application process, please call (805) 781-4833.



Runabout Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ updated 1/21/14)

Runabout ADA Application

No Show/Late Cancellation Policy (English)

No Show/Late Cancellation Policy (Spanish)

Questions? Contact Runabout at 805-541-2544.