Paratransit Service is available only to Thorold residents whose physical disability prevents them from using regular bus service available in Thorold. The applicant, as well as their physician, must complete an application before eligibility may be determined. Applications are available from the Clerk's Department Thorold City Hall or printed from this website.
Paratransit service offers service parallel to the city bus service. The St. Catharines Transit Commission provides paratransit service to the City of Thorold
Eligibility Criteria for Paratransit Service
1. Paratransit is a service for persons who have physical disabilities that result in their inability to use regular bus service.
This refers to persons who are physically unable to:
i) Board a regular bus, which involves climbing or descending three steps or,
ii) Walk a distance of 175 meters.
2. Persons with mental or cognitive disabilities, or the elderly or blind, may be eligible for Paratransit, provided they have
physical disabilities that prevent them from boarding a regular bus or walking a distance of 175 meters.