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Donna Schinkle
Transit Director
575 East Seventh Street
Office: 740.773.1569
Fax: 740.773.2817
Mark Mathews
Fleet Manager
Penny Hodges
Julie Clifton
Transit Clerk
Aaron Kennedy
Transit Coordinator

Useful Forms

Civil Rights Title VI Complaint Procedure
Title VI Complaint Form
Civil Rights Title VI Poster 1109
Paratransit Brochure
ADA Paratransit Application
RossGo Pass Applications (Please fill out current quarter.)

Chillicothe Transit System


Hours of Operation

Monday through Friday 6:00a.m. to 10:00p.m.

Saturday 10:00a.m. to 6:00p.m

Mission Statement

To provide safe, clean, reliable, efficient and courteous transportation services to the citizens of Chillicothe to get from where they are to where they want to go. Transit Staff are committed to delivering these services in a professional, courteous, and helpful manner.


CTS started offering services in 1982. The city passed a one-tenth of one percent operating levy in 1981 for the funding of the system and has successfully submitted and received Federal and State funding for the operations and capital as well. The CTS service area is within city limits as well as routes in surrounding Ross County under contract with South Central Ohio Job and Family Services. CTS operates fixed routes, paratransit services, County routes and contract services.

Door to door service for elderly and handicapped, please call office for more information.

Bus Routes

Fare Structure

City Routes 5 years and under FREE
City Route 6 to 17 years $0.50
City Route 18 to 64 years $1.00
City Route 65 years and over
(With approved application and ID)
Paratransit Service $1.00
County Routes 5 years and under FREE
County Route 6 to 17 years $0.75
County Route 18 to 64 years $1.50
County Route 65 years and over
(With approved application and ID)
Monthly City Route Pass $30.00
Monthly Student City Route Pass $15.00
Monthly City Route Pass 65 years & over $15.00
County Monthly Pass $50.00
Monthly Student County Pass $25.00
Monthly County Pass 65 years & over $25.00
City Route Transfers to reach first destination FREE
County Route Transfer to City Route at Transit Center FREE


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