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DART Connect

DART Connect: New Service Available in Georgetown and Millsboro!

Beginning on April 12, 2021, a new on-demand, microtransit service, called DART Connect, will replace the 901 and 902 Flex routes in Georgetown and Millsboro. For the same price as a DART bus fare, customers can travel to more destinations without waiting for a bus schedule.

Virtual Public Meetings:

To view the video from March 30

To view the video from March 31

Comments and questions can be sent any time to DTC_DARTConnect@delaware.gov

Frequently Asked Questions
+What is DART Connect?

DART Connect is a rideshare-like transit experience that uses smaller vehicles to provide bus service on-demand to customers. DART Connect uses the same vehicles and will be operated by the same DART drivers, while offering customers more direct, convenient and frequent trips to dozens of new destinations.

+What is on-demand?

Instead of planning a trip around a bus schedule, customers can instead book a trip within minutes.

Waits are estimated to be no more than 15 minutes during service hours.

+How do I access DART Connect?

Download the DART Connect app in your app store or call 1-800-652-DART, Option 3.

+When will DART Connect operate?

Hours of operation are 5:45 am to 8 PM Monday through Friday. DART Connect will not operate on DART holidays (New Years Day, Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas).

+How much does DART Connect cost?

The cost to use DART Connect is the same as a DART Bus fare - $2 per ride. Day, week, 30-day and 20 ride passes are available. Fares can be paid using cash or the DART Pass app. Find more info here.

+Is wheelchair service available?

Yes, customers using a wheelchair will be picked up and dropped off as close to the customer’s pickup and dropoff point as possible. Riders note the use of a wheelchair in the DART Connect app or when requesting a ride by phone.

+Who can use DART Connect?

DART Connect is available to everyone who needs a ride in or around Georgetown, Millsboro or in between. For customers traveling in this area, it will provide first and last mile connections to residents of Georgetown and Millsboro on other DART bus routes, the 206, 212, and 303 in Georgetown, and the 215 in Millsboro. Find the schedule for these buses here.

+Does DART Connect replace current Flex Routes?

Yes, DART Connect will replace the 901 and 902 Flex Routes. Flex Route 903 (Seaford) is not a part of this change and will continue as a Flex Route.

+Why are you changing to DART Connect?

To provide our customers in Georgetown and Millsboro with more flexible and convenient travel options.

+Can I bring a bike?

Yes, DART Connect vehicles, like all DART buses, have bike racks on the front of the vehicle.

For more information on DART Connect:

Email DTC_DARTConnect@delaware.gov

Download the App:

 

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