Delano Area Dial-A-Ride

Delano Area Dial-A-Ride provides door to door service to seniors and persons with disabilities inTransit DAR the DART service area within the city limits of Delano and the surrounding unincorporated areas of Kern county.

Also eligible for Delano Area Dial-A-Ride service are general public passengers who need a ride to or from an area outside the DART bus service area within the city limits of Delano or into the surrounding unincorporated areas of Kern county. All Delano Area Dial-A-Ride buses are wheelchair accessible.

Delano Area Dial-A-Ride also serves as the complementary ADA paratransit service for DART fixed route buses. ADA paratransit service is available to those who can not board a DART fixed route bus or access a DART fixed route bus stop independently due to their disability. This service operates in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

An application must be submitted prior to using Delano Dial-A-Ride

To schedule your trip or get more information, please call 661-721-3333 (TDD/TTY: 711 through the California Relay Service).

Service Hours

  • Monday through Friday:7 am - 5 pm
  • Saturday:8:30 am - 4:30 pm
  • Closed on most Holidays

Please call one hour before service ends for reservations. The last pick up times, Monday through Friday is at 4:30 pm, and 4:15 pm on Saturday.

Our service area is:

  • County Line Road (North)
  • Kyte Avenue (East)
  • Pond Road (South)
  • State Route 43 (West)

View the Delano Area Dial-A-Ride Service Area Map.

General Rules & Regulations

  1. Reserving a Dial-A-Ride (DAR) Trip
  2. Subscription Policy
  3. Meeting the Bus
  4. No-Shows & Cancellations
  5. Visitors
  6. Companions
  7. Seat Belts & Safety Belts
  8. Shared Rides
  9. Wheelchair Size & Weight Restriction
  10. Denial of Service

To be given priority over other riders, an ADA certified rider must call prior to 4:30 p.m., the day before (or up to 7 days in advance) if they wish to ride DAR. DAR will make every effort to schedule ADA certified passengers for a ride within one hour of their scheduled time.