General Public Transportation
General public transportation is for everyone. You don’t need to meet any qualifications or requirements to use it. We have different public transportation options depending on where you live. Fares range from $1.50 to $8.00 each way. Call us to see what options are available in your community or click here to see our flex-route schedule.
THE BELFAST AND ROCKLAND DASH BUSES
The Downtown Area Shuttle (DASH) is a shuttle-style bus service available in both Belfast and Rockland that anyone can use. The buses make a continuous loop Monday through Friday. Bus stops are marked with blue and yellow signs and passengers may be dropped off and picked up anywhere along the route. Passengers pay a $2.00 one-way fare when boarding the bus. $5.00 day passes are also available, as well as 12-punch cards for $20.00 and monthly passes for $50.00. For information on reduced fares and a full list of shuttle stops and times, click the thumbnail below:
No appointment necessary.
MaineCare Transportation Starts Here.
Mid-Coast Connector reimburses eligible MaineCare members, and their friends and families, based on mileage driven to non-emergency medical appointments. To be eligible for reimbursement, MaineCare members who drive themselves or whose family members, friends or neighbors drive them, must call the toll free number at (855) 930-7900 to schedule a ride through Mid-Coast Connector 2 full business days prior to the medical appointment.
In addition, eligible MaineCare members who have special needs, no means of driving themselves, or no family member, friend or neighbor who can help drive them to their medical appointment, can have transportation arranged for them to and from non-emergency medical appointments through Mid-Coast Connector.
For more information, such as how to schedule a ride to your medical appointment or how to receive reimbursement if you or a friend or family member drive you to your medical appointments, please visit www.midcoastconnector.org and click on “Scheduling Rides” or “Reimbursement Information”. Forms to download, as well as frequently asked questions and other useful information is also available by visiting the Mid-Coast Connector website.
HOURS: Monday through Friday, 7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
TELEPHONE: (855) 930-7900
Fares range from $1.50 to $8.00 each way. Call us to see what options are available in your community or click here. For information on other options that may be available, please see below.
LOW-INCOME FEE WAIVER
If you can’t afford Mid-Coast Public Transportation’s general public rates, you may qualify for limited use of free transportation. This program is funded by DHHS and requires yearly income verification. If you are approved, some of your transportation will be at no cost. Call or stop by our office for an application.
Most Mid-Coast Public Transportation vehicles are wheelchair accessible. When you call to schedule your ride, make sure to let us know if you use a walker, wheelchair, or motorized scooter. We will also need to know if you require a lift or ramp to board the vehicle. Our wheelchair lifts have a 600 lb. weight capacity.