Central Kentucky Community Action is pleased to provide safe and reliable public transportation services through its CKCATS fleet. With full services available in Breckinridge, Grayson, Larue, Marion ad Nelson counties and limited services offered in Washington, Edmonson and Hart counties, CKCATS is there to get you where you need to be.
With a focus on physical and nutritional health, CKCATS provides quick and efficient transportation services to a variety of locations, including doctor’s offices, physical therapy, nutrition centers, grocery stores, pharmacies, senior centers and more. CKCATS can also ensure reliable transportation to and from places of employment, job training sites and educational programs. Each of our CKCATS drivers receives extensive training including First Aid, CPR, Passenger Assistance Techniques, Preventative Maintenance and Defensive Driving.
CKCATS provides door-to-door service in a five-county area, including Breckinridge, Grayson, Larue, Marion and Nelson counties with destinations to any point within Kentucky. Passengers must reserve a ride in advance no later than 3 p.m. of the day before departure. CKCATS is not obligated to pick any general public clients up after 8 p.m. (Monday-Friday) or 1 p.m. (Saturday) regardless if your appointment time runs later than the scheduled pick up time; after hour pickups must be approved in advance by the CKCATS Transportation Director. This policy is not applicable to Non-Emergency Medical (Medicaid) Transportation (NEMT).
CKCATS is a Medicaid/Passport Program transportation provider for the GRITS Brokerage in Breckinridge, Grayson, Larue, Marion and Nelson counties and for the Bluegrass Ultra-Service (BUS) Brokerage Services in Washington County. Clients must call the transportation broker in their area at least three (3) days in advance of service and request CKCATS as the transportation provider. Benefits can only be used by clients that do not have a working vehicle in the household or can verify in writing that they are not able to use a household vehicle.
A variety of transportation services are available to our senior community, including general transit, senior center routes, grocery days, medical appointments and more. Passengers age 60 and older may enroll in our Senior Transportation program. A donation in the amount of $1 per trip is suggested. Trips after 2 p.m. will be charged the general public transportation fare. Senior Citizens transportation is provided under contract with Lincoln Trail Area Development District with funds from the Kentucky Cabinet for Human Resources and the U.S. Administration on Aging.
Veterans that do not qualify for Senior Transportation may book transportation directly with CKCATS and pay a reduced rate of $1 per mile. Transportation is available in Breckinridge, Edmonson, Grayson, Hart, Larue, Marion and Nelson counties. A Veteran ID or discharge paper is required on first trip.
CKCATS is pleased to offer transportation services to and from Greyhound Bus Stations in Louisville, Lexington and Sonora, as well as to the Lexington and Louisville airports. Reservations are required within 48 hours of departure.
Routes are available Monday through Friday from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. and on Saturday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Each one-way trip is $10 per adult and $5 per child age 12 and under. Passengers must show airline ticket or bus ticket to CKCATS driver.