Chautauqua Area Regional Transit System (CARTS)

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  1. What is CARTS?
  2. Why ride CARTS?
  3. Who can ride CARTS?

CARTS is your county-wide public transportation system for everyone living, working, or exploring Chautauqua County, NY. This service is provided by  the local County government in conjunction with State and Federal funding.

 If you need transportation for any of the following reasons: 
     - Medical Appointments                      - Employment
     - Shopping                                            - Education
     - Recreation                                          - Or anything else

 Contact CARTS today to see how we can serve you!

Types of Service
       -    City Service - CARTS offers this service in the cities of Jamestown, 
            Falconer, Celeron, Lakewood, and Dunkirk. 

        -    Rural-Route Service - A number of routes connect Jamestown, Dunkirk, 
            and smaller towns and villages throughout the county with morning and 
            afternoon runs.
        -    Dial-A-Ride - Curb-to-curb and door-to-door service is available for those 
            who cannot use the rural or fixed route systems due to disability. Also 
            called Demand Response, this service is on a first-come, first-served 
            basis and must be scheduled in advance. Area and times of service are 
            limited, so please call well in advance of your transportation date and 
            assure availability.
  1. Availability
  2. ADA
  3. Discounts
  4. Fares
  5. Zones

Bus Service is available Monday thru Friday.

CARTS is closed New Years Day, President's Day, Good Friday, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.

There is also no Rural Route Service on the Day after Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, and New Years Eve.

 Once you know how many zones you are traveling, use Fare Chart to determine the cost of your ride.
FARE CHART (With ADA Pricing)

Questions?, or if you want to verify the cost of a ride, call us at (716) 665-6466