Public Transit Services funded in part through the Kentucky
Transportation Cabinet Office of Transportation Delivery and the Federal Transit
*Joyce Hinkle, Executive
Director was a 2015 Inductee into the Hall of Fame*
Outstanding DBE Achievement Award*
Statewide Oustanding Call Center*
Sandy Valley Transportation Services, Inc. (SVTS) is a
nonprofit demand response public transit system that has provided safe,
dependable and affordable public transportation for the residents of Floyd,
Johnson, Magoffin, Martin and Pike counties in eastern Kentucky since 1990.
The public transit services are possible by
operating assistance funds. SVTS is applies annually for operating funds for the
continuation of the existing public transit services and for the expansion of
transit services into other areas of the five – (5) county region.
populations and vast distances between communities characterize rural areas in Kentucky. Sparse population combined with the
great distances and the lack of transit amenities intensifies the need for
transportation services. The quality of available and affordable transportation
Valley area has a
direct bearing on the quality of life for residents.
is proud to serve all the people of the big sandy area with emphasis being
placed on serving the elderly and individuals with special needs. Many of these
individuals rely on SVTS for their transportation.
They depend on SVTS to go the doctor and other
places like department stores, banks, grocery stores, drug stores, beauty and
barber shops, social service agencies, jobs and many more places.
the elderly and individuals with special needs is emphasized by SVTS. Many
individuals rely on this transportation for accessibility to health care
services, stores, health and human service agencies and many other destinations.
SVTS serves as the Section 5311 provider of public and inter-city transportation
and as the Section 5310-lead agency for the area.
transportation for Kentucky Medicaid as well as Public transport
How to Schedule a Trip?
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SVTS is a proud member of:
Kentucky Public Transit
Kentuckians for Better
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