The Foothills Express is a handicapped accessible shuttle bus that connects Culpeper and Madison county to Charlottesville. The Foothills Express runs every Tuesday and Thursday. It makes three round trips per day. Bus stop locations are at the Culpeper Hospital ER Entrance, Madison McDonalds, Madison Food Lion and UVA Hospital. You can choose where you would like to be dropped off and picked up in Charlottesville! Reservations are required by calling 1-800-365-2868. You can also call the FAMS Call Center at 540-829-5300. A mobility specialist can help you make your reservation on the Foothills Express!
During inclement weather, you may check to see if the Foothills Express will be operating on its normal schedule by:
- visiting www.fams.org
- visiting FAMS on Facebook
- visiting JAUNT on Facebook
- visiting http://www.ridejaunt.org/
- calling JAUNT (service provider for Foothills Express) at 1(800) 365-2868
Please keep that in mind when scheduling your rides during inclement weather that while the Foothills Express may be running that day, if weather worsens through out the day, service may be canceled. You may be able to take the shuttle one way, but if weather conditions worsen, you may not be able to take the shuttle back and it will be up to you to find transportation back.
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One-on-one or group instruction & assistance to use public transportation
- Want to take the trolley around town?
- The Foothills Express to Madison or Charlottesville?
- The ADA bus to your doctors appointment?
- Need help reading a bus schedule or finding out where the bus stops are?
Let the Transportation Solutions Specialist show you how easy it can be! Navigate your way around and remain independent. There is no charge for this service and the Transportation Solutions Specialist will work with you and will even ride with you until you are comfortable and confident.
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