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Greater Dayton Regional Transit Authority (RTA) RTA Connect Paratransit

Office Location:

Greater Dayton RTA Connect Paratransit (RTA)

4 South Main St. Dayton, OH 45402


(937) 425-8300

Primary Mission:

To provide great value, dependable service, and to be responsive, timely and accountable for all that we do.

Who Can Ride:

RTA Connect Paratransit is available upon completion of RTA Connect Paratransit application and certification through the RTA Certification Center.

The Americans with Disabilities Act defines these categories of eligibility for paratransit service.

You may be eligible if:

  • You are unable to independently board, ride or exit an RTA fixed route bus, due to a disability
  • Due to impairment-related conditions you are prevented from traveling to or from a bus stop and therefore unable to complete the trip using an RTA fixed route bus
  • You are unable to complete the trip using the RTA fixed-route buses due to a combination of your disability and architectural and environmental barriers

Trip Purpose:

All trip purposes , no restirctions

Area Served:

RTA services Montgomery County and parts of Greene County

Hours of Service:

Operating Hours:

Weekdays: 4:30 am – 1:50 am; Saturday: 5:00am – 1:50am; Sunday: 5:30am – 1:50am

Call Center Hours:

Weekdays: 7:30 am – 5:00 pm; Saturday and Sunday (RTA Connect only): 8am – 4:30  

Type of Service:

RTA Connect Paratransit offers door-to-door service to certified customers with disabilities who are unable to use regular fixed routes.

Accessible Vehicles:

(Yes) Handicap accessible vehicles are available


Service is $3.50 each way when traveling inside of the defined three quarter (3/4) of a mile service area. Service is $5.00 each way when traveling outside of the defined miles service area but inside Montgomery County.

Ride Request Process:

Certified paratransit riders can schedule trips for RTA Connect by calling RTA at 937-425-8300. Trips can be scheduled up to 7 days in advance.