Guidelines for BART Riders


  • 18 years of age and older only
  • Resident of Butler County
  • Pre-registration is required


  • Call BART at 724-282-6060, Monday – Thursday, 8AM-3PM or Friday, 8AM-1PM
  • Please leave a detailed message on voicemail if you are unable to speak to a BART staff member
  • Trip requests left on voicemail must be confirmed by a BART staff member

Hours of Transportation Service within Butler County:

  • Monday – Friday for appointments beginning no earlier than 7AM and no later than 3PM
  • Exceptions may be considered for critical medical trips only – on a case-by-case basis

Out of County Trips:

  • Appointments must fall between the hours of 8AM and 3PM on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays only

Trip Reservation Procedure

Call us no later thanFor Transportation on

*Trips may be scheduled up to two weeks in advance.

Call BART Monday – Thursday, 8AM-3PM or Friday, 8AM-1PM

All Butler Area Rural Transit (BART) vehicles are accessible and usable by persons with disabilities.

  • BART is a shared ride service – expect to ride with others
  • BART is a curb-to-curb service – be prepared to get to and from the BART vehicle
  • If you need assistance, adult escorts are permitted with prior approval when reserving your trip
  • Riders will be contacted with their pick up time one day prior to their scheduled appointment- be prepared to board the vehicle when it arrives
  • Cancellations must occur at least one hour prior to pick up time – frequent no-shows may result in the loss of riding privileges
  • Open food or drink is not permitted on BART
  • For shopping, all items must fit within your personal seating space and you (or your escort) are responsible to carry all items

BART is a non-emergency transportation service provided in partnership with the following organizations:

  • Pennsylvania Department of Transportation
  • Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development
  • Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
  • Butler County Area Agency on Aging
  • Butler County Commissioners
  • Butler County Community Action
  • Butler County Mental Health & Intellectual Disabilities
  • Alliance for Nonprofit Resources