Q: How do you determine your rates?
A: We charge per person, per one-way ride:

  • 70¢ per kilometer
  • $8.40 per minimum ride
  • $12.50 per hour wait time (charged in 15-minute slots)
  • Parking and bridge tolls will also be charged as necessary

Q: How many vehicles do you have?
A: We have 5 vehicles: 3 wheelchair accessible vans and 2 sedan-style cars. Each of our vehicles is named. Capacities are as follows:

  • Roada Rider, Ram Pro-Master, 8 passengers
  • Our Gem, Ram Pro-Master, 8 passengers
  • Henry Ford, Ford Transit, 7 passengers
  • Lancelot, Mitsubishi Lancer, 4 passengers
  • Tom Cruze, Chevrolet Cruze, 4 passengers

Q: Do you transport children?
A: Yes, we regularly transport children to and from pre-school, school and after-school programs. We have some car seats, but encourage you to call to confirm availability.

Q: Where does your funding come from?
A: We receive funding from a range of sources, including:

  • East Hants Municipality
  • Halifax Transit
  • Department of Communities, Culture and Heritage
  • Department of Municipal Affairs
  • Department of Seniors

Q: What can I do to help?
A: We appreciate any support from our community. There are a number of ways you can help the Community Rider:

  • Become a Corporate Member
  • Apply as a Driver
  • Follow us on Facebook and share our posts
  • Subscribe to our Newsletter, the Door to Door Reader