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handyDART is a transportation service for persons who have a disability that is sufficiently severe that the person is unable to use conventional transit service without assistance. The service is provided to and from accessible building entrances.

handyDART Registration

You must be registered with the handyDART office before you can use the service. (Registration is free of charge.) To register, please call 250-724-1311 on Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.

When you call, the handyDART staff will ask your name, mailing address and telephone number, then send you an application form. Please complete the application and return it to Diversified Transportation Ltd. 3701 - 4th Avenue, Port Alberni, BC V9Y 4H7, or fax it to 250-723-8384.

Booking a handyDART Trip

To book a trip with handyDART, call 250-724-1311 on Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

When you call, please have the following information ready:

  • your name
  • the date and time you wish to travel
  • the exact address where you wish to be picked up and dropped off
  • whether you will be accompanied by an attendant or an escort
  • if you use a wheelchair or another type of mobility aid, and
  • if you wish to book a return trip.

There are two types of service:

  • Regular subscription trips once a week or more often.
  • One-time trips for purposes such as shopping, social visits or recreational activities.

Cancelling a Trip

If you no longer need your handyDART reservation, please call 250-724-1311 as soon as possible so that we can schedule a trip for someone else.

handyDART Hours of Operation

Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Saturday and Holidays no service
Sunday 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

handyDART Fares

More Information

This service is operated by Diversified Transportation Ltd. For more handyDART information call the operator at 250-724-1311.


Port Alberni/Clayoquot Transit System

TRANSIT INFO: 250.723.3341