About Us

Treasure Valley Transit, Inc.

is a private non-profit public transportation company operating in rural southwestern Idaho since 1992.   TVT’s primary emphasis is our customer, a high standard of service and community outreach. TVT has created diversified funding sources utilizing a business approach through planning and implementation.  Each service is branded to facilitate local ownership by the residents, elected officials and the business community.

Treasure Valley Transit, Inc. service areas include:

Mountain Home Community Transit:
Serves the City of Mountain Home with a connection to the Air Force Base.
Population served: 14,206

Snake River Transit Idaho:
Serves the Cities of Fruitland and Payette with a connection to the SRT Oregon Route. Population Served: 23,483

Mountain Community Transit:
The City Route serves the City of McCall, Idaho. The Commuter Express Route connects the communities of McCall, Lake Fork, Donnelly and Cascade. The Brundage Express is an employee/general public route from McCall to the Brundage Mountain Ski Resort. Population Served: 4,082

Purchase of Service Contract(s):  This service began in December 2011 serving seniors and persons with disabilities within and connecting the 17 communities of Council, New Meadows, McCall, Cascade, New Plymouth, Payette, Cambridge, Weiser, Idaho City, Horseshoe Bend, Emmett, Homedale, Marsing, Grandview, Melba, Parma and Kuna. Population Served: 31,058

Medicaid Transportation:
TVT provides non-emergency medical transportation through a contract with the Idaho Medicaid Brokerage program in Canyon, Owyhee and Payette Counties.

Providing Accessible Transportation Service

All Treasure Valley Transit services accommodate persons with disabilities. Drivers are well trained and the vehicles are maintained to high standards. Treasure Valley Transit’s driver training program includes Passenger Service and Safety, Defensive Driving, CPR and First Aid. In addition, various trainings on safety related topics occur quarterly.

Mission Statement:

The mission of Treasure Valley Transit, Inc. (TVT) is to provide a viable public transportation system where the need is great and access is limited.

Vision Statement:

Treasure Valley Transit, Inc. sees the future of the Southwest Idaho region as distinguished by growth. Growth creates the necessity for TVT to provide alternate transportation options. Treasure Valley Transit is well positioned to serve the population and to provide benefits in terms of the environment, the movement of people, and the general quality of life in the region. This will be accomplished with the leadership of TVT working with the community in transit planning efforts

Board of Directors

Consists of five volunteer members. Treasure Valley Transit’s Board of Directors meet the last Tuesday of every month starting at 9:00 am at the TVT office. Board minutes are available upon written request to the Executive Director Terri Lindenberg. (terri@treasurevalleytransit.com)

Disadvantaged Business Enterprise

TVT is seeking contracting opportunities with recipients of federal transportation-related projects. TVT is dedicated to serving our community, including those businesses contracting with our transit system as recipients of DOT funds. Treasure Valley Transit’s Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) program is intended to ensure nondiscrimination in the award and administration of DOT-assisted operational, safety and financial programs.

Title VI Plan

USDOT disability law guidance released in September 2005 indicates that ADA paratransit must be origin-to-destination service, and some customers may need to be accommodated in their need for assistance between the door and the vehicle unless it creates an “undue burden” or “fundamentally alteration” of service.

This guidance can be found on the FTA website at:
http://fta.dot.gov/civilrights/ada/civil_rights_3891.html

Title VI Plan

Public Notice Process

Riders Guide

Complaint and Appeal Process

Discrimination Complaint Form

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