North Escambia Transportation Service Explained In Century; Next Meeting In Walnut Hill

February 8, 2019

Escambia County Area Transit (ECAT) held a public workshop Thursday evening in Century to provide information about the North Escambia Transportation Service Pilot Project. There is one more workshop meeting set for Monday in Walnut Hill.

The North Escambia Transportation Service Pilot Project will begin February 20 as a door-to-door on demand transportation project.

To qualify for the program, participants must live north of Quintette Road within Escambia County and complete a short application (click to download). All trips will require a 24-hour advance reservation by calling (850) 595-0501 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. on weekdays. The participant’s fare will be $1 for each trip.

The project will service Walnut Hill, Davisville and Bratt on Tuesdays and Thursdays, and Century, Molino and McDavid on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. The service will be available from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Friday.

A meeting will be held at 5 p.m. on Monday, February 11 at the Walnut Hill Community Center (Ruritan Building) on Highway 97.

Pictured: ECAT Division Manager Tonya Ellis explains the North Escambia Transportation project during a meeting Thursday evening in Century. NorthEscambia.com photos, click to enlarge.

Comments

One Response to “North Escambia Transportation Service Explained In Century; Next Meeting In Walnut Hill”

  1. Bewildered on February 9th, 2019 1:15 pm

    Wow- that should get a lot of older (over 60) drivers off the road. Like having your personal taxi for 1 dollar a trip.





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