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The mission of Charlotte County Transit Division is to provide safe, high quality, convenient, and affordable public transportation services in a professional manner to all residents in Charlotte County. 

 

 

Curb-to-Curb Service

The Curb-to-Curb service is a point-to-point bus system that serves the public in  Charlotte County including Punta Gorda, Port Charlotte, Englewood, and surrounding areas for a small fee. It provides the freedom of curbside transportation to and from your destination. 

Service Hours

Monday – Friday 6:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and is restricted to a limited service area.

Charlotte County Transit service is not provided on Sundays or on Charlotte County and nationally recognized holidays.

Service Area

Service area includes Englewood, Port Charlotte, Punta Gorda, and the surrounding areas. Charlotte County Transit connects with the Sarasota County Area Transit (SCAT) in North Port and Englewood.

Making Reservation

To make a reservation with Charlotte County Transit, call, or e-mail us at Transit@charlottecountyfl.gov, or use the Charlotte County App. 

Reservations are taken from 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.  It is recommended that you make advance reservations at least 24 to 96 hours in advance.  Same-day reservations can be made after 8:30 a.m., if available. Please allow one hour for travel time.

Port Charlotte/Punta Gorda residents: 941.575.4000

Englewood Residents: 941.681.3796

To make a reservation, please press option #1

To cancel any reservation, please press option #2

For early pickup, please press option #3

 

Transit Fare (per one-way-ride)

$2:00: General Public

$1.00: Transportation Disadvantaged (TD) passengers

FREE: Child (under 12 yrs.) and traveling with an adult

FREE: Passengers’ aides/attendants or caregivers.

All guest passenger fares are based on the fare of the customer and they will pay the same rate as the customer for their trip.

EXACT FARE FOR EACH TRIP IS REQUIRED


Transit Bucks are available, in lieu of cash, by request. Transit Bucks can be purchased upon request and are sold in books of 12, dollar for dollar, $12.00 per book. Please contact Charlotte County Transit for details.

Transportation Disadvantaged Program

The Transportation Disadvantaged (TD) program is a curb-to-curb  transportation service at a discounted rate.  The service operates to connect passengers to medical centers, pharmacies, grocery stores and other similar destinations.
 

The Transportation Disadvantaged Program is for individuals who are physically or otherwise disabled, 60 years of age or older, qualify as low income, or live in a rural area.  To apply for the Transportation Disadvantaged service, print and complete the Transportation Services Request Form or dial 941.575.4000 and request one.

Reasonable Modifications Policy

Charlotte County Transit is committed to making reasonable modifications to its policies, practices and procedures to avoid discrimination and ensure services are accessible to individuals with disabilities.

Request for Reasonable Modification may be submitted by email to Michelle.Edwards@CharlotteCountyFL.gov; or written request can be mailed to 25490 Airport Road, Punta Gorda, Florida, 33950; or by telephone at 941.833.6234. All Reasonable Modification request should be addressed to Charlotte County Transit to the attention of Michelle Edwards, Administrative Assistant.

Other Eligible Discounts for Charlotte County Residents

The Cultural Center:  Volunteers provide additional transportation.  For more information dial 941.625.4175, Ext. 245
 
The Veterans Council: Volunteers provide transportation to Bay Pines and Cape Coral three times a week. For more information dial 941.833.6245
 
Work: Contact Charlotte County Transit at 941.575.4000, option #1
 
Elderly Services: Contact Debra Biondio with Charlotte County Human Services at 941.833.6513
 
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