Aging & Disability Resource Center
West Square Building
Baraboo, WI 53913
Phone: (608) 355-3289 or (800) 482-3710
Fax: (608) 355-4375
Interim Director: Keri Olson
The ADRC transportation unit is committed to providing those age 60 and older and adults with disabilities multiple modes of affordable transporation through our Taxi Subsidy Program, Volunteer Driver Escort Program, The Bus, and Fun-day Travels.
For more information, please call 608-355-3278 or 800-830-3533 for assistance. We will be happy to help you plan your trip!
Fun-day Travels are day trips designed to promote an independent lifestyle, help combat social isolation, and add some fun to your weekly routine.
Tuesday, March 10: East Towne Mall, Hobby Lobby and Michael’s
Tuesday, March 17: Sharper Vision Store (Wisconsin Council of the Blind & Visually Impaired) and Hobby Lobby, Madison
Tuesday, March 24: Wisconsin Historical Museum (suggested $2.00 donation) and Wisconsin Veterans Museum (free admission), Madison
Tuesday,March 31: Hilldale Shopping Center and Super Target, Madison
Tuesday, April 7: Columbus Antique Mall (free admission) and Christopher Columbus Museum (suggested $2.00 donation)
Beginning July 1, 2014, the Sauk County Aging & Disability Resource Center Transportation Unit will offer for sale discounted punch cards for your local taxi service. The Taxi Subsidy Program “Get Out and Go” is made possible by the ADRC’s s.85.21 Grant with a Sauk County tax levy match. Punch cards are available for Sauk County residents age 60 and older and adults with disabilities.
Taxi Punch Card Rates (effective 7/1/14):
Punch cards must be purchased through the Aging & Disability Resource Center. They are not available from your taxi driver. For an application form or more information, please call the ADRC at 608-355-3278. Or click on the document link below to print a brochure/application.
The Volunteer Driver Escort Service is available to provide transportation to out-of-town medical appointments, employment and other trips of necessity. This service is available to Sauk County residents age 60 and over and adults with disabilities who are unable to transport themselves. Passengers may be served who are ambulatory and use assistance devices such as walkers & power chairs.
This intercity service is subsidized through the ADRC’s s.8521 Grant. The cost to the passenger is $0.40 per mile (rate effective: July 1, 2014). To arrange transportation, please call the ADRC Transportation Line at 608-355-3278 at least 48 hours prior to your scheduled appointment. Services are provided as the availability of staff, drivers and resources allow.
Here's how it works:
· Seats are limited and by reservation.
· Please call 2 days in advance.
· Minimum capacity is 6-8 passengers per trip.
· The morning grocery bus must meet minimum capacity before an afternoon grocery bus is scheduled.
· Cost is $3.00 to board and includes your return fare.
· On Wednesdays and Fridays, you must choose one location per trip.
· Passengers will be picked up at pre-arranged group locations.
· Your bus driver reserves the right to deny stops other than those listed.
· Please use your 1/2 price taxi punch card to shop local merchants.
The County of Sauk operates its programs and services without regard to race, color, and national origin in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act. Any person who believes she or he has been aggrieved by any unlawful discriminatory practice under Title VI may file a complaint with the County of Sauk.
For more information on the County of Sauk’s civil rights program, and the procedures to file a complaint, contact 608-355-3289; or visit our administrative office at West Square Building, 505 Broadway Street, Room 102, Baraboo, WI 53913. Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 is a federal statute and provides that no person in the United States, on the grounds of race, color, or national origin, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity receiving federal financial assistance.
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This project is expected to have up to 50% of the operating deficit provided by the Federal Transit Administration under 49 USC 5311 (CFDA 20.509).