Prairie Hills Transit

2015 TUMBLE WEED TRAIL ~ SPEARFISH, SD 57783
LOCAL PHONE: 605-642-6668 ~ TOLL FREE PHONE: 1-877-673-3687

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Rider Information - Assisted Living Residents

Prairie Hills Transitwants to provide continued reliable, affordable and safe transportation for those who are unable to drive, or who have mobility challenges. Our lift-equipped vehicles and trained drivers allow for those riders to reach their destination.  
Prairie Hills Transit will pick up at the best location outside the facility and drop off at the most convenient location outside the destination. Drivers do assist riders with boarding and departure. With a contract in place for additional services, the resident rides may be door-to-door or door-through-door. Please ask your facility if there is a contract with Prairie Hills Transit.  
An attendant from your facility or a family member may ride freefor medical trips. It is important when arranging any pickups that you let Prairie Hills Transit dispatch know an attendant will be riding with the resident to ensure availability of seats for the trip.  
                   
All residents are required to pay a fare for transportation:  (effective 10-1-2013)  
In  town Fares:                
Ambulatory riders (not using a wheel chair or scooter) is $2.50 per trip.    
Non-ambulatory riders(using a wheel chair or scooter) is $3.50 per trip.  
$6.00 per trip for a Wheel chair or medical equipment brought or returned by PHT that is used to assist in transporting a rider and is payable by the rider when they board.  
Out-of-town Fares:              
Follow the guidelines for each service area schedule, the city-to-city fare will apply.    
If the trip is scheduled outside the service area regular schedule, special trip cost will apply.  Call for 605-642-6668 or 1-877-673-3687 for pricing.  
                   
Fares may be paid in a number of ways.           
• Give cash or check to the driver to be put in the fare box.        
• Purchase 20 tokens to carry or have PHT Administration keep track of the use.  
• Resident could set up a monthly billing statement with a $5.00 service fee.    
How to schedule your ride            
• 24 hours in advance is required.   
• Same day requests are handled by what service is available.  
• Use the online Ride Request form   
• Contact us to book your ride   
Dispatch office hours are Monday-Friday 7am to 5pm.    
Call 605-642-6668 or 1-877-673-3687 for information    
 
 


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