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 with door-to-door service to 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

Reservations can be made between 8am-5pm, 7 days a weel. Reservations can only be made up to 7 days in advance. 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.

*For information about the 2015 fare increase: CLIENT LETTER

Cancellation of your Runabout reservation needs to be made as soon as possible. You are able to cancel 24 hours a day by leaving a message on our Runabout line. 

No Show/Late Cancellation Policy (English)

 No Show/Late Cancellation Policy (Spanish)

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.    To obtain an application or for specific answers about the application process, please call (805) 781-4833.

 Runabout Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ updated 1/20/15)

Questions? Contact Runabout at 805-541-2544.