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SOUTHWEST TRANSIT


Ingrid Gifford, Director
P.O. Box 1088
Altus, OK 73522-1088
Phone: (580) 482-5043
FAX: (580) 482-5433

E-mail: Ingrid.Gifford@Socag.Org
Website: http://www.socag.org/programs/southwest-transit

Profile

Southwest Transit, a project of Southwest Oklahoma Community Action Group Inc, began operations in 1983 to provide transportation services in the counties of Greer, Harmon, and Jackson. Demand response and limited scheduled route service is primarily focused on the cities of Altus, Eldorado, Hollis, Granite and Mangum. Service between Altus and Lawton is provided twice a day, Monday through Friday, to meet Jefferson Lines going North and South. Service is provided between Altus and Elk City twice a day, on weekdays, to meet Greyhound going East and West. Southwest Transit also provides daily service between Altus and Eldorado and Granite to Mangum and Willow. The program also has contracts to provide transportation services to DHS TANIF clients, three local daycares, six Headstart centers, one sheltered workshop, one adult day care, six nutrition sites, numerous work routes under the JARC program, and New Freedom as well as contracting for non-emergency medical transportation under the SoonerRide program. All vehicles are always "Open to the Public" Southwest Transit currently serves approximately 39,116 residents.


Hours of operation, routes and fares are subject to change.
Please contact the transit provider for up-to-date information
regarding services and fees

OPERATING SCHEDULE
Weekdays: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Limited Service on Saturday
Weekends - Altus Route 6:00 pm - 2:00 am
Holidays - Lawton & Elk City Routes & Limited Service

FARE SCHEDULE (one way)
Public:
Zone One: $1.75
Zone Two: $3.50

Elderly/Disabled:
Zone One: $1.00
Zone Two: $2.00

Accessible Vehicle:
Zone One: $2.50
Zone Two: $4.00

FLEET INFORMATION
Total vehicles: 27
Accessible: 23
Average age of fleet: 3.48 years
Condition: Good

Replacement Schedule:
2012: Six vehicles
2013: Three vehicles
2014: Three vehicles

STATISTICS
RIDERSHIP:
Ridership Total: 94,019
Elderly: 17,396
Disabled: 9,026
Elderly/Disabled: 156
Employment trips: 10,323

MILEAGE:
Revenue Miles: 714,565.4
Passenger Miles: 758,709.9

PERSONNEL/FACILITIES INFORMATION
Administrative Facilities: 150 square feet
Maintenance Facilities: 4,000 square feet
Staffing: Full time - 22
Part time - 6


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