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TRANSPORTATION

ROBESON COUNTY SEATS

 

Director:

Sharon Robinson
Email: sharon.robinson@co.robeson.nc.us

Assistant Director:

Matthew Stephens
Email: matthew.stephens@co.robeson.nc.us

 

Administrative Operations Coordinator:

Francie Barnes
Email: Francie.barnes@co.robeson.nc.us

 

1519 Carthage Road, Section 6,
Lumberton, NC 28358

 

Office Hours:

Monday – Friday, 8:15 am – 5:15 pm

Telephone: (910) 618-5679      TTY: 800-735-2962

                     (910) 618-5697

                     (910) 618-5696

 

Fax: (910) 618-5716     Voice: (877) 735-8200
 

South East Area Transit System (SEATS) is Robeson County’s Community Transportation Program. SEATS provides human service agency and rural general public transportation for Robeson County residents. The North Carolina Department of Transportation Public Transportation Division, the United States Department of Transportation, and Robeson County provide operating and capital assistance for the program.SEATS has established routes through Robeson County operating from Monday through Friday, 5:30 am to 5:30 pm, SEATS offers out-of-county medical transportation with new expanded areas. Reservations are required for all trips.  All of SEATS’ vehicles are (ADA Compliant) accessible to passengers with disabilities. All of SEATS’ vehicles are accessible to passengers with disabilities.

To request service, call SEATS office by 12:00 noon the day before the service request is needed. Reservations are required, therefore, requests for transportation are considered on a first come – first served basis.

Rural general public riders are required to pay a fare of $ 2.00 each time they board a transit vehicle. Passengers whose transportation is sponsored by an agency are not charged a fare. Fare boxes are located on transit vehicles. Transit tickets may be purchased from drivers and the SEATS’ office.

 

SEATS TRANSPORTATION ADVISORY COUNCIL (TAC):
The SEATS Transportation Advisory Council was established to assist SEATS in creating and implementing policies and address financial issues. This meeting is open to the public. If you plan to attend a TAC meeting, contact transit staff for meeting location. to assist SEATS in establishing policies and address financial issues. This meeting is open to the public. If you plan to attend a TAC meeting, contact transit staff for meeting location.

Transportation Advisory Council Board Members

Tom Taylor, Commissioner; Chairman

Fran Ray, Providence Place; Vice-Chairman

James Moore, Lumberton; Secretary

Twilla Allen, LRCOG/Area Agency on Aging

Anita McGill, At Large Member

Carla Kinlaw, Rob. Co. Finance Director

William Smith, Health Dept.

Dwayne Black, Public Schools of Rob. Co.

Gosnold Floyd Jr., At-Large-Member

Angelo W, Johnson , NC Works

Chris Oxendine, Robeson Co. Veterans Service

Samantha Oxendine, RCC

Chris West, City of Lumberton

Margaret Rising; DSS

Quarterly meetings are held at the Robeson County Administration Building in the 2nd Floor Training room.

 

SEATS ACCIDENT & REVIEW COMMITTEE:


The SEATS Transportation Safety & Review Committee meets every quarter, to address safety issues and review SEATS accidents. The time and location are available upon request.

Notice:
It is the policy of SEATS to ensure compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 49 CPR, Part 21, related statutes and regulations that ensure that no person in the U.S. shall, on the grounds of race, color, sex, age, national origin or disability, be excluded from participation in, or be denied the benefit of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity receiving federal financial assistance from the U.S. Department of Transportation. Any person who believes he or she has been discriminated against should contact the SEATS’ office at (910) 618-5679 or the Office of Civil Rights and Business Development, Title VI unit, at (919) 508-1808.

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