Dial A Ride

Stafford Township Dial-A-Ride
Transportation Division

609 597-1000 Ext. 8222

The Stafford Township Dial-A-Ride is a handicap accessible bus transportation service operating within Stafford Township and available to Stafford Township residents only.

Residents between the ages of 12 and 17 are permitted to ride the bus once a pass is obtained. A parent or legal guardian can apply for a Dial-A-Ride pass by providing proof of residency at the Public Works office located at 320 Haywood Road in Manahawkin.

Dial-A-Ride has 5 runs each day. The first run begins at 8:30 a.m., followed by a 10:00 a.m., 12 noon, 1:30 p.m. and the final run at
3:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Please call 609 597-1000 ext. 8222 a minimum of thirty (30) minutes before the preferred run. Speak clearly and slowly leaving the pickup address and the destination location desired.

Please note:

Once you have called, the bus will come to you within the two hour period. Depending on the number
of calls requested for that run, traffic situations, medical emergencies and/or bus breakdown, etc. it is
impossible to guarantee pick up and drop off time frames.

Please be prepared and watch for your bus at pick up locations

You must call for every ride

Please call 609 597-1000 ext. 8556 or 8609 to cancel a requested ride should you find alternate

If you have been driven to a store or doctor’s office and are requesting a ride home, please call
and be sure to leave the location you wish to be picked up from

For your safety and comfort, the Dial-A-Ride drivers are instructed to:

    • • Be sure you are wearing a seat belt at all times
    • • No food or drink
    • • Ensure shopping bags are kept to a minimum – 1 bag on lap, one bag on floor
    • o must board and exit safely with shopping bags
    • o aisles are to remain clear of shopping bags
    • o seats are not to be used to store shopping bags

Alcoholic beverages are not permitted. If the Dial-A-Ride driver determines you are under the influence, you will be denied to ride.

Shifting seats is not permitted while bus is in motion.

Our intention is for you to enjoy your ride safely and courteously.

If you have concerns, questions or wish to cancel a ride, please call 609 597-1000 ext. 8556 or 8609.

Click here for a copy of the Dial A Ride Title VI Program