How to Schedule a Ride

Need a Ride?

Let us take you where you need to go:

  • Medical Appointments
  • Bank
  • Work
  • Senior Center
  • Dialysis
  • Therapy
  • Grocery Store
  • Shopping
  • Visit Friends
  • Visit Family
  • Anywhere You Need to Go

Who Can Ride?

Anyone can ride! NET Trans is your source for regional public transportation. Service includes door-to-door non-emergency transportation to anyone requesting a ride in our service area. Our fleet is equipped with wheelchair lifts and ramps with industry-leading securement systems.


Areas Served

NET Trans is a regional public transit system that provides transportation to citizens in an eight-county area, including:

  • Carter
  • Greene
  • Hancock
  • Hawkins
  • Johnson
  • Sullivan
  • Unicoi
  • Washington

We also provide service to urbanized areas outside city limits such as Bristol, Kingsport, Johnson City, etc.


How Can I Ride?

Public rides are scheduled on a first-come, first-serve basis. Reservations must be made by 12:00 pm the business day before the trip. If you need to book a trip outside of our service area, please call the Call Center to discuss your needs. NET Trans is responsible for providing door-to-door service when possible. Our drivers will assist passengers in and out of the vehicle. You may schedule a ride by contacting our Call Center at 423-461-8233 or by using our online form.


How Do I Pay?

  • Tickets may be purchased by calling 423-461-8219 Monday - Friday from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
  • Tickets may be purchased in any dollar amount and there is no minimum purchase required
  • Tickets are non-refundable
  • Tickets never expire
  • Tickets can be paid for with cash, checks or credit cards. Payments made by cash or check may be picked up immediately. Please have the correct change for cash purchases. Credit card payments require a 24-hour processing period before tickets can be picked up or mailed.
  • You may pay the driver directly with cash, check or money order
  • Please have correct change if paying at the time of pick up

What Do I Need to Know?

  • Online payments are accepted if you book your trip online
  • Please be ready 60 minutes plus travel time prior to the requested drop-off time. Please be ready to leave when the driver arrives. Drivers will wait a few minutes for you upon arrival
  • No eating, drinking or smoking on vehicles
  • Service animals welcome
  • One Personal care attendant can ride at no additional charge
  • Children of the rider may ride also at no additional charge
  • Turn porch light on if dark
  • Have house number posted in an easy-to-read place
  • Limit of three stops per day

How Am I Protected?

Before being offered a position with NET Trans, prospective drivers must complete a functional abilities test, pre-employment drug screen, National Criminal Background check and a DOT physical. Once hired, the drivers are subject to random drug testing. Each driver goes through a week of intensive training, including on the road training with a veteran driver. Topics covered during this week include passengers with disabilities, passenger safety, defensive driving, and proper wheelchair securement.

Disclaimer

Net Trans is not responsible for any damage to personal belongings during transport. We advise that you only bring aboard items that can be contained to your seating area to prevent any issues.

NET Trans Call Center


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