Transportation resources within the city of St. Petersburg are listed below with some helpful links:
PINELLAS SUNCOAST TRANSIT AUTHORITY (PSTA)
The Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority (PSTA) is the public transit provider for Pinellas County running nearly 40 bus and trolley routes with a fleet of nearly 200 vehicles which are all wheelchair accessible. Special Citizen Fares are available to passengers age 65 or older, and to those with disabilities who have a free PSTA Special Citizen Photo ID. For information on all PSTA services, call the PSTA Info Line at 727-540-1900.
The Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority (PSTA) has ADA Paratransit called Demand Response Transportation (DART) service which provides door-to-door service for people who, because of their disability, are unable to safely and independently use the regular accessible PSTA bus system.
ST. PETERSBURG LOOPER TROLLEY
The St. Petersburg Looper Trolley – The trolley loop is a path around the attractions of the city. Each trolley is supplied with a wheelchair lift.
FLORIDA COMMISSION FOR THE TRANSPORTATION DISADVANTAGED
The Florida Commission for the Transportation Disadvantaged has unique policies for persons with disabilities. To learn more about eligibility and services call the Helpline at (800) 983-2435. A Self Help Guide created by the Florida Alliance for Assistive Services and Technology can be found at http://www.faast.org/sites/default/files/TransportationDisadvantaged.pdf.
EASTER SEALS PROJECT ACTION (ESPA)
ESPA is a federally funded training and technical assistance center cooperative agreement between Easter Seals, Inc. and the U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Transit Administration. Requests for technical assistance can be made through the toll free hotline at (800)-659-6428.
PINELLAS COUNTY METROPOLITAN PLANNING ORGANIZATION
Pinellas County Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) seeks to improve transportation in the county for all principal modes of travel, including mass transit, walking, and bicycling, as well as automobile.