All METRO buses are accessible.
Buses are equipped with passenger lifts or ramps that can be used by persons with wheelchairs, walkers or persons with other disabilities that my require on-boarding assistance. Space is provided on each bus for two persons in wheelchairs.
Wheelchairs and mobile devices, such as scooters, etc., must be secured when possible. Passengers who refuse to allow mobile devices to be secured shall not be transported. When shoulder and lap belts are supplied, their use is at the discretion of the passenger. It is the responsibility of the bus operator to make sure that mobile devices are secured before transporting passengers.
When using a wheelchair lift or ramp, the weight limit of the combined weight of the customer and mobility aid varies. Weight limits are posted on buses.
Regional Transportation Program -- RTP
RTP provides ADA Complementary Paratransit Service.
MaineCare Bus Pass
Are you a MaineCare Client? Do you and/or your children have at least three medical apppointments per month? If so, you may qualify for an RTP Bus Pass for free travel to medical appointments.
If you live in Portland, South Portland, Falmouth or Westbrook, but can not use METRO (or the South Portland Bus Service) because of a functional inability to do so, you may apply for ADA transportation. which has a similar schedule to METRO.
If you think you may qualify for ADA services, please contact RTP to request an application.
To find out more about all RTP programs, please call 207-774-2666 or visit www.rtprides.org