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Amtrak 1200 North Depot St., Sandusky 800-USA-RAIL
Sandusky Register Staff
May 24, 2010

Amtrak

1200 North Depot St., Sandusky

800-USA-RAIL

amtrak.com

Sandusky and Erie County are linked to the entire United States by daily Amtrak trains.

Greyhound

6513 Milan Road, Sandusky

625-6907

greyhound.com

Hours of operation subject to change.

Call to verify hours before making travel arrangements.

Station and ticketing hours: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., 6:30.-8 p.m., Mon.-Fri.Saturday-Sunday: 8:30-9:30 a.m., noon-4:30 p.m, 6:30-8 p.m.Closed holidays.

Sandusky Transit System

627-0740, or Ohio Relay Number 800-750-0750.

STS is a curb-to curb advance reservation transportation service provided within the city of Sandusky, most of Perkins Township and the city of Huron.

STS vehicles are wheelchair accessible.

Fares: Within Sandusky city limits: $2 general public; $1 eligible senior/disabled. Perkins Township/city of Huron $3 general public; $1.50 eligible senior/disabled.

Service hours: 6 a.m.-6 p.m. Mon.-Sat.

Dispatch hours 7 a.m.-4 p.m., Mon.-Fri.

Same-day rides accommodated whenever possible but cannot be guaranteed.

Sandusky Red Line and Green Line Trolleys are available for charter contract service for local agencies and organizations.

Huron County Transit

877-241-RIDE

HCT Public Transit Service is a curb-to-curb service.

Operates 5 a.m.-9:30 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 7 a.m.-8:30 p.m. Sat. and Sun.

All HCT services are open to the public.

HCT Public Transit Service requires a 24-hour advance reservation. No service is provided New Year's Day, Easter, Thanksgiving Day or Christmas Day.

Huron County Transit, operated by Senior Enrichment Services

877-241-7433

huroncountytransit.net

Office hours: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Mon.-Fri.

In-county service: 6 a.m.-8 p.m., Mon.-Fri.

8 a.m.-4 p.m. Sat.

8 a.m.-2 p.m. Sun.

$2 per person each way.

U.S. 250 Corridor

To/from Milan Township -- $3 each way

To/from Perkins Township-- $4 each way

To/from City Of Sandusky --$5 each way

Out-of-county service: 72-hour notice is required. Service is provided up to 50 miles from the county line.

Hours: 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Mon.-Fri., excluding holidays, to medical facilities only.

Fares are determined by destination and can range from $10 to $30 each way. Call for a quote.

HCT offers transportation to Cleveland, Elyria, Akron, Toledo and Mansfield on designated days of the month. Call or visit the Web site for details. Payment is required at the time a person enters the vehicle. Passengers without the correct fare will be unable to use the service until fare is available.

Ottawa County Transportation Agency

1702 W. Lakeshore Drive, Port Clinton.

732-7433

The Ottawa County Transportation Agency (OCTA) is a general public transit system that provides demand-response, curb-to-curb, advanced reservation, and shared ride service to anyone in the county who wants transportation for any reason.

OCTA vehicles operate 6 a.m.-8 p.m. Mon.-Sat. and 6 a.m.-6 p.m. Sun.

OCTA accepts reservations 7 a.m.-3 p.m. Mon.-Thurs. and 7 a.m.-2 p.m. on Fri.

Fares are based on pick-up and destination points. Discounted fares are offered to senior citizens and those with eligible disabilities.

TRIPS (Transportation Resources for Independent People of Sandusky County)

332-8091 or Ohio Relay 800-750-0750

Offering transportation Mon.-Sat. by reservation.

Closed holidays.

Vehicles run from 5 a.m.-7 p.m.

Fares: Fremont city, $2 per one-way trip; Ballville and Sandusky townships, $3 per one-way trip; remainder of the county, $5 per one-way trip.

SCAT -- Seneca County Agency Transportation

3140 S Ohio 100, Tiffin

448-7344

Provides transportation opportunities to residents in this rural community, to medical appointments, health and human services, work, shopping and other necessary destinations.