Specialized Transportation

specialized transportation - CVAN & CAREGRTC Transit System provides its Specialized Transportation Services for those individuals in the community who require additional assistance when commuting.  The Specialized Transportation division supports three services, CARE, CARE Plus, and C-VAN.  A fleet of 80 vehicles with seating capacities for 8-12 people provides curb-to-curb transportation for both.

CARE and CARE Plus

CARE and CARE Plus provide curb-to-curb paratransit services to individuals with disabilities who may not be reasonably able to use GRTC fixed route bus service.

CARE On-Demand

CARE On-Demand enables CARE customers the option to utilize a same-day, direct, non-stop trip. CARE On-Demand is an optional program open to CARE customers; CARE customers are not required to use CARE On-Demand. However, you must first qualify for CARE to be eligible to utilize CARE On-Demand.


In coordination with the Social Services departments for both Henrico and the City of Richmond, the C-VAN service provides transportation assistance for Virginia Initiative for Employment not Welfare (VIEW) participants to jobs and daycare facilities.