The ability to be mobile is critically important to the individuals Wayside supports. Safe, reliable and accessible transportation allows participation in the community and the realization of goals, which in turn lead to greater opportunities.

Watch how The Wayside's Transportation Program helps give so many daily opportunities to those we serve.

  • The Wayside is unique from similar organizations in that each home has a dedicated vehicle specially modified to ensure safe, reliable transportation.

  • The Wayside’s Transportation Program provides the best standard and care for transporting children and adults with developmental disabilities.

  • The agency owns and maintains a fleet of over 150 vehicles, many specifically modified to transport individuals with a range of disabilities.

  • Services include transporting individuals to a variety of activities, including: work, school, medical appointments, activities, adult day programs, day trips, social outings and family visits.

  • Wayside's fleet of vehicles is constantly monitored. Additionally, all vehicles are inspected on a daily basis, are on a routine maintenance schedule, and serviced by certified mechanics.

  • Vehicles are driven by staff who have completed Wayside's extensive training program including First Aid/CPR, and are insured to drive specially modified vehicles.

  • Wayside provides transportation services in Cuyahoga, Geauga, Lake, Lorain, Medina, Portage, Summit and Trumbull Counties.

  • Individuals requiring specialized transportation throughout the community can access the agency's transportation services through their local County Boards of Developmental Disabilities, or through directly contacting The Wayside.

  • Vehicles are equipped with GPS tracking systems which monitor speed and locations of vehicles to ensure safety.

  • The Transportation Program drives nearly 1.6 million miles annually.


For more information about Wayside's Transportation Program, please call 440-934-6007.