EASTCONN provides transportation services for public schools, including PK-12 regular and special education students. In addition we provide transportation services to human services agencies in our region. We operate a fleet of 100-plus transportation vehicles of various types and seating capacities; we also manage the maintenance, routing, dispatching, vendors, insurance and provision of drivers. The fleet includes wheelchair-accessible vehicles for riders who require this equipment. All vehicles are equipped with cellular phones and GPS devices. Routes and schedules are flexible in order to meet your specific needs. Weekend, field trip, holiday, summer and other special transportation is available. EASTCONN uses professionally licensed drivers who undergo state and federal criminal checks and continual, random drug testing. Drivers are trained in carrying medically fragile riders and in dealing with difficult populations. Drivers can escort clients to and from appointments, as needed. Bilingual staff is available. EASTCONN can also provide transportation management assistance to organizations that are going out to bid for transportation services. Assistance includes data collection from multiple sources.
Benefits: Flexible scheduling is available to meet your changing start times and calendars, allowing clients to be added quickly. Regional ride-sharing to similar destinations results in real savings. All vehicles are specially equipped with GPS systems and cellular phones to facilitate communications and efficiencies. You can rely on EASTCONN's transportation services year-round, avoiding the need to use several different transportation vendors. EASTCONN drivers are certified and specially trained. We offer an exemplary vehicle and driver safety record.
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For more information about Transportation Services, please contact:
109 Willimantic Road
Columbia, CT 06237