The City of Spartanburg runs a transit service called Spartanburg Area Regional Transit Agency (SPARTA) that primarily provides scheduled fixed-route services in and around the City of Spartanburg. For residents who live within the SPARTA service area, but are unable to access the SPARTA bus, a Complementary Paratransit Service complements the fixed-route system and can be utilized after completion of a certification process.
Dial-A-Ride is available to all Spartanburg County residents by the Transportation Services Bureau (TSB). Its purpose is to help people get to health and human services, to jobs,as well as other destinations such as grocery stores or libraries. There is a charge and payment is due at the time of pick-up. People needing someone to go with them will pay a small additional charge. Advance reservation is required. Buses operate Monday through Friday from 4:00 AM- 7:00 PM, depending on passenger requests. Saturday service is available.The Dial-A-Ride fee schedule is based on zones (please see map below). Fees vary from $3 to $8.50 each way depending on the destination. Vehicles are accessible to people with handicaps.
Call the TSB at (864) 560-4118 or toll-free at 1-800-277-7762
Call by 10 am for next day service.
Groups can contract through Spartanburg Regional to get bus service. However, schools and school-related functions are not eligible. Call the TSB toll-free at 1-800-277-7762 to speak with someone about details.
Medicaid transportation is provided to Spartanburg County residents who are certified for Medicaid coverage. A five day advance reservation for service is required. Service is provided to and from Medicaid approved destinations. Vehicles are accessible to people with handicaps.
Five day advance notice is required.
Please see the Public Information page for information regarding TSB’s Title VI and LEP submissions.
We are currently receiving public comment on the Proposed FY2016 - FY 2017 FTA Section 5311 (Rural) and 5307 (Urban) Mass Transit Program Applications. The PDF below provides more information on this process.