Morris Area Paratransit System (MAPS)

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What is the Morris Area Paratransit System (MAPS)?

The Morris Area Paratransit System (MAPS) is a curb-to-curb shared ride transportation service available to Morris County residents.  The MAPS curb-to-curb shared ride service is limited to senior citizens (60 years of age or older), people with disabilities, veterans, and the general public who reside in rural areas of the county. Download a printable brochure.

MAPS also provides a shuttle service between various county offices. This is available to all Morris County residents.

MAPS provides feeder service to NJ TRANSIT Bus and Rail. MAPS may also provide travel five miles into contiguous counties.

MAPS rides can be used for trips including medical transportation, social services, and grocery shopping. Read our grocery shopping trip guidelines.


Who is eligible to use MAPS?

You are eligible for MAPS curb-to-curb shared ride service if you are:

  • A senior citizen (age 60 or over)
  • A veteran
  • Disabled
  • Live in a rural area and need access to transportation

The MAPS shuttle service is available to all Morris County residents (see schedule below).


Get a Ride

MAPS Curb-to-Curb Shared Ride Service

The MAPS curb-to curb service is a shared ride service with one or more passengers dropped off or picked up during each trip.

To sign up for a MAPS curb-to-curb shared ride, call (973) 829-8103 or (888) 282 6277, or email [email protected].

You must be a registered rider before riding a MAPS vehicle. You will need to fill out a registration form and verify eligibility to use the service. Apply online, or print out a registration form and mail it in!

New: There will be a 20-minute pickup window when a MAPS ride is scheduled.

New: A four-minute wait time for residents who are not ready for pick up at their appointment time. A MAPS staff person will attempt a call the resident prior to departure if the resident is not ready at the scheduled pick up window.

Morris County Shuttle Service

Morris County offers free shuttle service to Morris County residents to our offices Monday-Friday (excluding holidays) between 30 Schuyler Place, Office of Temporary Assistance (OTA), and Employment & Training Services (ETS) offices. Arrive at the below locations on schedule to pick up the shuttle. No pre-registration is necessary.

OTA – 1 Medical Drive – Schuyler Place Monday-Friday Schedule
Time Pick-Up Stop #1 Stop #2
10:30am 30 Schuyler Place, Morristown 340 W. Hanover Ave (OTA) 1 Medical Drive, Morris Plains
1:15pm 340 W. Hanover Ave (OTA) 1 Medical Drive, Morris Plains 30 Schuyler Place, Morristown
1:35pm 30 Schuyler Place, Morristown 340 W. Hanover Ave (OTA) 1 Medical Drive, Morris Plains
4:30pm 340 W. Hanover Ave (OTA) 1 Medical Drive, Morris Plains 30 Schuyler Place, Morristown

Cost

Suggested Donations:

  • General Ridership
    • $1.00 per round trip
  • For transportation to employment:
    • $1.00 per round trip or $20.00 per month (for community employment)
    • $0.50 per round trip or $10.00 per month (Employment Horizons or other shelter workshops)

Non-Discrimination Policy

The County of Morris is committed to ensuring that no person is excluded from, or denied, the benefits of our services on the basis of race, color, or national origin as protected by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended.

Any person who believes that they have, individually, or as a member of any specific class of persons, been subjected to discrimination on the basis of race, color, or national origin, may file a complaint in writing to the County of Morris, Personnel Office PO Box 900, Morristown NJ 07963.

Complaints may also be filed with the Federal Transit Administration in writing and may be addressed to: Title VI Program Coordinator, East Building, 5th Floor – TCR, U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Transit Administration, Office of Civil Rights, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE, Washington, DC 20590

The County of Morris is ADA compliant. To make an ADA complaint or reasonable modification request, please call 973-829-8103. A complaint may also be filed in writing to the County of Morris, ADA Compliance Officer, Allison Stapleton, PO Box 900, Morristown NJ 07963.


 

MAPS Funding Applications

The Morris Area Paratransit System (MAPS) is funded primarily through grants administered by New Jersey Transit. The Senior Citizens and Disabled Resident Transportation Assistance Program (SCDRTAP), New Jersey’s Casino Revenue fund is the largest funding source for MAPS. The MAPS program also receives “5311” funding. 5311 is a program that provides funding to states for the purpose of supporting public transportation in rural areas.

Public Hearing on October 27

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Morris Area Paratransit system will be holding a virtual public hearing to discuss and accept input concerning the 2021 application for the Senior Citizens & Disabled Residents Transportation Assistance Program funded through Casino Revenue Funds.

The virtual hearing will be held Tuesday, October 27, 2020 at 10:30 AM utilizing Cisco Webex. To join the meeting online please log on to: https://morriscountynj.webex.com/morriscountynj/j.php?MTID=m3ad021df5d8b31edfa0cf8ee2f6c31f7 Passcode: yScyfEQw359.

The meeting can also be joined by dialing US + 1 (408) 418-9388 Access Code: 173 585 8207.

Copies of the application will be available for review at the Morris County Library located at 30 East Hanover Avenue, Whippany NJ and on this website on or before October 10, 2020.

Individuals who are unable to attend the hearing may submit testimony in writing to the attention of Christine Hellyer at [email protected] or to MAPS, PO BOX 900, Morristown, NJ 07963-0900 no later than October 16, 2020.


Contact Us

If you have a question regarding MAPS, call (973) 829-8103 or (888) 282 6277. You can also email us at [email protected].