What is BAT Lift?
Benton Area Transit (BAT) provides wheelchair-accessible, curb-to-curb transportation for seniors (age 65 and up) and people with disabilities who have limited transportation options throughout Benton County. This service is called BAT Lift.
You may be eligible for these services if at least one of the following situations applies to you:
- You are 65 years of age or older;
- You have a disability or health condition that prevents you from using public transportation or you have limited transportation options. *Information confirming details from a caseworker, primary healthcare provider, and/or a rehabilitation officer may be required for approval*
*Passengers must be certified for this service* If you are seeking BAT Lift or ADA Paratransit service, you can apply online by clicking the link below. If you prefer to use a paper application, please click here for a printable copy of the application (para español, haga clic aquí), or use the links to the application in the supporting documents section at the bottom of this page to begin the application process. Once approved for service, directions for scheduling rides with BAT Lift will be provided.
For more information or if you have questions regarding these services, please call the BAT Lift/CTS eligibility line at 541-766-6318.
Monday through Friday 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturdays 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
New Year's Day; Easter; Memorial Day; Independence Day; Labor Day; Thanksgiving Day; or Christmas Day.
In the case of inclement weather or road closures, Benton Area Transit will attempt to provide all scheduled rides where possible. BAT may reschedule non-critical rides if deemed unsafe to provide them.
BAT Lift fares vary depending on destination and origin location. Fares are based on one-way trips and range between $2.50 - $5.25. For more information visit the Fares & Passes page.