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Absolutely! All WeGo vehicles are equipped with a ramp and spaces for two wheelchairs. The WeGo app has special features for visually and hearing-impaired persons.
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WeGo is a rideshare transportation service provided by the City of Gainesville that uses a smartphone application and a fleet of 22 passenger vans to transport you around town. It’s easy, quick, safe and affordable.
Passengers can book a trip on a rideshare vehicle using the free WeGo Powered by Via app. Customers must simply enter their pick-up and drop-off locations, and a vehicle will pick them up within a block or two of their doorstep. Those who don’t have a smartphone to download the app can book a ride by calling 770-503-3333, ext. 1. Wait time is typically 15 minutes or less. After booking trips, riders need to start walking to the virtual bus stop, hence "Click - Walk - Ride".
WeGo services are available from 5 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Friday. Service hours and days may increase in the future. WeGo services are unavailable on all City-observed holidays, including those reserved for New Year's Day, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas.
WeGo operates throughout Gainesville-Hall County.
Customers are able to view estimated wait times when they enter their pick-up and drop-off locations in the WeGo Powered by Via app. Wait times will vary depending on nearby driver availability, but generally should not exceed 15 minutes in the City of Gainesville and 45 minutes in other parts of Hall County.
Depending on your location, the van will pick you up directly from your location, or you may be asked to walk 2-3 minutes to the closest safe intersection or business.
Customers can pay by credit or debit cards, or a prepaid card, registered when they set up an account. Individuals may also purchase a voucher for a designated amount and use it to access the WeGo service.
In the daytime, trips 5 miles or less in distance cost $2, plus 50 cents for each additional mile. After 6:30 p.m., the base evening fare increases to $4 for the first 5 miles, plus plus 50 cents for each additional mile.
WeGo has a live support line. To schedule a ride by phone, call 770-503-3333, Option 1. You can call that number to book a ride if you have already set up a WeGo account. If you do not have an account, you can call that number to speak with a WeGo representative to set up an account.
The number of individuals you share a ride with will vary based on capacity and your chosen destination. The WeGo vans are equipped to seat eight to 10 passengers at a time.
WeGo drivers are employed by the City of Gainesville. Many of the drivers are the same men and women who operated the Gainesville Connection and Dial-A-Ride bus services.
Yes, WeGo is operated by the City of Gainesville and is funded in partnership with Hall County Government, the Georgia Department of Transportation and the Federal Transit Administration.
No, unfortunately. WeGo is a public transit service and cannot be hired for special events.
Hall Area Transit is always seeking full- and part-time vehicle operators for WeGo, as well as the Gainesville Trolley. The City of Gainesville gladly accepts online applications here.
Absolutely, WeGo vehicles are equipped with a ramp for easy access and have spaces for two wheelchairs.