This service is categorized as follows:
Type of Service: Referral Services
Type of Schedule: Advance Request

Veolia Transportation Services, Inc.

Application line: (800) 694-6566
Highlands, Avon Park Area: (863) 452-0139
Highlands, Lake Placid Area: (863) 699-0995
Highlands, Sebring Area: (863) 382-0139
Main Line: (863) 382-6004
Reservation Line: (863) 993-4858
Toll Free: (800) 260-0139
Okeechobee: (863) 357-9900
Hardee: (863) 773-0015

Hours of Operation

8:00AM - 5:00PM
8:00AM - 5:00PM
8:00AM - 5:00PM
8:00AM - 5:00PM
8:00AM - 5:00PM

Dispatch Hours:

Same as hours of operation

Advance Notice:

1-2 weeks

Special Circumstance:

Rides to dialysis start at 4:30AM

Service Area

De Soto, Hardee, Highlands, Okeechobee, Arcadia, Fort Ogden, Lake Suzy, Nocatee, Sidell, Bowling Green, Duette, Ona, Wauchula, Zolfo Springs, Avon Park, Lake Placid, Lorida, Sebring, Venus, Basinger and Okeechobee (city)

Eligible Riders

Americans with Disabilities Act Eligible, Disabled, Elderly, Medicaid Eligible, Private Pay Consumer, Transportation Disadvantaged

Need Types Serviced

Education, Medical, Shopping

Vehicle Types

Ambulatory Van, Non-Emergency Stretcher Van, Wheelchair Van

Cost (approximate)

Price varies, call for current rates.
Medicaid-copay $1.00 each way;
Trips in Hardee County are $1.50 each way and out of county trips are flat rate based on distance;
Ambulatory Van, $5.24 boarding fee, plus $1.56 /mile.
Wheelchair $12.14 boarding fee, plus $1.65/mile
Stretcher $49.35 boarding fee, plus $1.65/mile

(pricing subject to change)

Other Comments/Information

Veolia is a brokerage firm for local transportation providers. Call 1-800-260-0139 to qualify/apply or schedule a local trip for Highlands, Hardee, De Soto and Okeechobee Counties. Used for shopping, some education and health related trips. Out of county trips are limited to medical appointments. Service is door to door-pick up and drop off at the door, or demand responsive.