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Bartow County Transit

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140 Douglas Street
Cartersville, Georgia 30120
770-387-5165 (Office)
770-387-5034 (TDD)
770-386-5864 (Fax)
Office Hours: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm

Email us at:

Weldon Dudley, Director
Jackie Hayes, Asst. Director


Do you need transportation?
Bartow County Transit is the lead agency of general public transportation services in Bartow County. If you need transportation, we may be able to transport you to medical appointments, shopping locations and local senior centers throughout Bartow County.

Who can ride Bartow County Transit?
Anyone requiring non-emergency transportation is eligible to ride Bartow Transit. Children five and under must be in a car-seat and Transit does not provide these accommodations.  You must be at least 18 years of age to ride without a parent.

How much does it cost to ride Transit?
$1 per trip for ages six and above.  $5.00 per trip to Rome, Ga.  $2.50 per trip from Acworth to Adairsville, Ga.

When should I call for transportation?
To request a ride call 770-387-5165 between the hours of 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.  It is recommended you call at least 24 hours in advance.  You must call before 12:00 pm for next day service.  Spaces are limited - reservations are required.

You must give the dispatcher your name, address, telephone number, date and time of your appointment and the address of your destination.

Bartow County Transit does not run routes on Saturday or Sundays, and is closed on normal holidays observed by the Bartow County Government.

Passengers should be ready 1 hour before the scheduled pick-up time and be at a main entrance or curbside if weather permits.  The driver is allowed to wait five minutes before proceeding to the next destination.

If a Bartow County Transit driver arrives and you are not home or you fail to cancel, you become a "no show". You are allowed three "no shows" before your riding privileges are suspended for a period of 30 days.

You should call the Transit office no later than one hour before your scheduled time to cancel the appointment.  Failure to call would result as a "no show".

Other information

  • Five Transit vehicles are handicapped accessible.

  • Some areas of Bartow County cannot be covered by Transit.

Our Mission:

We believe it is our honor and privilege to service the citizens of Bartow County. Our goal is to develop and maintain an effective and efficient network of transportation services available to the public. Our system is safe, clean, reliable and responsive to the travel needs of all Bartow residents. Our Transit system is supportive of our local economic activity by facilitating access to local merchants, industries and commerce. The aim of Bartow Transit is to serve the community with dignity, honor and gratitude.

Drivers are CPR certified and PASS certified. Our drivers undergo regular defensive drivers training and  receive numerous Bartow County Safety Awards.

We specialize in:

                  General Public Transportation

Title VI Plan
Title VI Notice to the Public
Title VI Complaint Procedures
Title VI Complaint Form
Limited English Proficiency Plan