DUPLIN COUNTY TRANSPORTATION DEPARTMENT
THE MISSION OF THE DUPLIN COUNTY RURAL TRANSIT SYSTEM IS TO PROVIDE QUALITY, SAFE, DEPENDABLE AND AFFORDABLE TRANSIT SERVICES TO ALL DUPLIN COUNTY RESIDENTS. THE TRANSIT SYSTEM WILL ALSO PROVIDE COMM UNITY TRANSPORTATION SERVICE THAT IS RESPONSIVE TO THE CURRENT AND CHANGING NEEDS OF THE PUBLIC AS WELL AS ALL HUMAN SERVICE AGENCIES WITHIN DUPLIN COUNTY. WE WILL ACCOMPLISH THIS MISSION IN A SAFE, EFFICIENT AND COST EFFECTIVE MANNER WHILE TREATING OUR EMPLOYEES AS MEMBERS OF OUR FAMILY AND OUR CUSTOMERS AS OUR MOST IMPORTANT ASSET.
Duplin County Transportation Flyer
The Duplin County Transportation Department is a rural transportation system with a fleet of 14 vehicles with 80% of our vehicles being handicap accessible and 18 full and part time drivers. This department is one of several county agencies that provide a much-needed service to all citizens of Duplin County. Through the leadership and guidance from the Duplin County Manager's office, the Duplin United Transit Board and the North Carolina Public Transportation Division of Raleigh, NC, this department provides varying degrees of transit services to the Human Service Agencies of Duplin County.
The type of transit services offered is based on "Demand Response and Subscriptions". This department transport individuals to educational opportunities so that they may further their education at James Sprunt Community College or one of the satellite systems they have in place. They also transport individuals to their place of work all across Duplin County. Any citizen of Duplin County who wishes to use the service to go to work or school should call the transportation office to get assigned to a specific route that would be most efficient for both transportation and the client. This department also transports individuals under the Smart Start Program so that the parent can go to work or to school and the child can go to the daycare facility of their choice. Transporting the elderly to the different nutrition sites geographically located all around the county to include the adult daycare facilities is another service of this department.
The transportation department's services are also used to transport mentally challenged persons to various workshops as well as Medicaid recipients to meet their medical needs as requested by the Duplin County Departments of Mental Health and Social Services. These transportation services allow citizens to meet their transportation needs that they may not have access to without our services. Duplin County has a dialysis facility in both Kenansville and Warsaw. The Duplin County Transportation Department transports the majority of these individuals to and from both sites.
The transportation department has established a policy of transporting individuals to county medical facilities on a scheduled basis during the month. Individuals may call the office for more detailed information concerning the county medical services.
If any individuals are in need of transportation services, they may call the office to schedule a ride or call the sponsoring county agency to confirm eligibility to receive the service of the Duplin County Transportation Department. All transportation requests must be submitted 48 hours in advance in order to be scheduled for pick-up on the date of your appointment.