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The City of Harrisonburg operates specialized public transportation for persons with disabilities. Harrisonburg Department of Public Transit offers free wheelchair accessible vehicle services within city-limits. Eligibly for paratransit services is strictly limited to persons with disabilities and reservations should be made 24 hours in advance. Paratransit services can be requested by calling 540-432-0492.


People wishing to use the HDPT paratransit services must apply for a paratransit card. Applications can be downloaded through the HDPT website, or requested by mail by contacting HDPT at 475 E. Washington St., Harrisonburg, VA  22807.

Personal Care Assistant

Personal Care Assistants (PCA) are available as a curb-to-curb service for those requiring extra assistance. This service is available at no extra charge, with those requiring a PCA having their paratransit card so labeled. Any additional passengers will be charged a $2.00 fee. PCAs are not permitted to enter buildings or assist passengers with packages.

Hours of Operation while JMU is in Session
  • Monday - Thursday: 6:34 a.m. to 12:00 a.m.
  • Friday: 6:34 a.m. to 2:15 a.m.
  • Saturday: 8:34 a.m. to 2:15 a.m.
  • Sunday: 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 a.m.
Hours of Operation while JMU is Out of Session
  • Monday - Friday: 6:34 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
  • Saturday: 8:34 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

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