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ECATS
Valeria P. Osby
ECATS Director
Post Office Box 848
Brewton, AL 36427
Brewton: (251)867-0584

Gwen Grimes
Dispatcher
Atmore Satellite Office
Atmore, AL
(251)446-9681

The mission of the Escambia County Alabama Transit System is to service the citizens of Escambia County Alabama by providing transportation to all, especially the elderly and the handicapped. ECATS was established in 1995 and since that time we have been on a mission to make the Escambia County Alabama Transit System a program that the County can be proud of by making it financially sound, keeping the equipment in order and most of all serving the transportation needs of Escambia County.

We recognize that mobility is an essential need for our community to maintain a high quality of life. ECATS. staff strives to provide safe and customer-friendly service in a manner consistent with our stewardship of the communities. trust and resources.

TITLE VI NOTICE OF PROTECTION
Future Goals and Objectives
  • To continue providing cost effective transportation

  • To continue to maintain vehicles and county equipment on a regular basis.

  • To continue to provide customer-friendly and safe transportation service.
  • General Description of Service Area

    General description of the service area, including the geographic location and delineating geographic boundaries:

  • Area to be serviced is Escambia County in Southwest Alabama
  • ECATS Service Hours

    All routes are Monday through Friday

    Brewton /Atmore Local: This route begins at 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. this a demand response route that goes from curb to curb. Clients must call 24 hours in advance to schedule service. Passengers are allows two trips for three dollars.

    Brewton/Atmore Dialysis Route: This route runs Monday through Friday of each week. It begins at 6:00 a.m. and covers all of Escambia County. These patients are delivered to the dialysis center for treatment and returned to their homes afterwards.

    Medical Route: This route begins at 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. This route services the sick and handicap for citizens of the Escambia County Alabama.

    Flomaton Area: Local and demand response is available when needed.

    Southwest Alabama Mental Health route provides transportation for children with certain mental disabilities Monday through Friday from 6:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

    Brewton/Atmore Meal Site Route provides transportation for senior citizens to and from the sail site for lunch Monday through Friday.

    Standard Furniture is a van pool route which provides transportation to work for Standard Furniture employees. This route begins at 6:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.