Authority will take the elderly or disabled
anywhere in the Spokane area
at a very reasonable fee—which is $1.50/ride. Service Area
Paratransit trips must begin and end within the Paratransit Service
Area. At present, this includes most of the areas in the cities of
Cheney, Medical Lake, Airway Heights, Liberty Lake, Millwood, Spokane,
and Spokane Valley. Fairchild Air Force Base and Spokane International
Airport also are served.Who is eligible for paratransit service?
is based on limitations to an individual's abilities, not just the
presence of a disability. Age or the inability to drive are not
qualifying factors in and of themselves. All of Spokane Transit’s
regular buses are fully accessible and equipped with ramps in order to
board passengers who use wheelchairs.An application for service is required (before using this service).
The application includes a section for verification of your disability
from a licensed medical or mental health professional. It is necessary
to complete an application form if you wish to use the paratransit vans.
You may obtain an application by downloading here, calling (509) 328-1552
(TDD 327-6055) or by writing to:
1230 West Boone Avenue
Spokane, WA 99201
STA Mobility Center
2nd Floor of the Plaza
701 W. Riverside
(509) 325-6052. http://spokanetransit.com
The STA Mobility Center can provide the free
assessments of paratransit eligibility, determined through an
application process that includes a physical or cognitive assessment.
Applications are generally processed within 7 to 10 business days. Recertification of eligibility will occur periodically.
STA also provides a mobility training service for paratransit riders. This training can help seniors and people with disabilities so they can ride the regular STA buses independently.
you have any questions about this application or about paratransit
service, please contact Paratransit Services at (509) 328-1552, TDD
(509) 327-6055. Representatives are available 7 days a week, including
holidays, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. You can also send an e-mail to