ADA Service - Para-Transit

The services below are provided for transit riders who are elderly (60 yrs old or older), and/or disabled. Out-of-town visitors are eligible for Annapolis Transit ADA complementary service for up to 21 days. After that the individual must obtain a valid Annapolis Transit Disability photo identification card. Listed below is all the information on how and where to apply for specialized services. Information about these services is also available in Large print formats and braille formats.

Annapolis Transit Senior Photo ID cards are no longer issued by Annapolis Department of Transportation. Seniors (60 and over) may apply for a Maryland Photo Identification Card at any Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration Office. There is no fee.

For further information, email ( or call the Reduced Fare Certification at 410-263-7964. Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.

Annapolis Transit allows Service Animals as well as portable oxygen tanks.

Para-Transit Program for Seniors and Disabled Persons

Updated October 2013

Para-transit is:

  • a specialized
  • curb-to-curb service 
  • for people with disabilities 
  • who are not able to ride fixed-route public transportation, including lift-equipped buses
  • provided within three-quarters of a mile of any fixed-route service operated by ADOT
  • with a fare double the normal fare, click this link to visit the fares page of this website. Fares Page

The term "fixed-route" refers to Local Bus Routes operated by ADOT. The one-way cash fare for para-transit service is $4.00, double the regular fare of $2.00. 

Due to space limitations:

  • We limit the number of people who may accompany you to no more than two (2) persons
  • If you are pre-registered for a Personal Care Attendant (PCA), only that individual is allowed to ride free of charge
  • other individual(s) pay the full current one-way passenger trip price of $4.00

Para-transit service is provided during normal transit operation hours. If you would like to:

  • participate in ADOT's Paratransit program
  • learn more about eligibility requirements, and/or
  • schedule a trip

Please call the Annapolis Department of Transportation at 410-263-7964, seven (7) days a week from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. All reservations are accepted until the close of business the day prior to your trip. Para-transit does not provide same day trip requests.

Paratransit Guidelines

The PDF guide below will provide helpful information on all aspects of para-transit services provided by ADOT. Should you have questions about the program please call 410-263-7964.

Eligibility and Application

Disabled persons must submit an application and have it signed by a physician.

Appeals Process

If Para-transit service has been denied or suspended, you may choose to appeal the decision. The following information is available to learn more about the appeals process:

Eligibility Appeals Process

Suspension from Eligibility Appeals Process

Other Options

Travel to Anne Arundel Medical Center can be made via Annapolis Transit's Red and Purple Routes.