Williamsburg Area Transit Authority (WATA)
Who We Are
Williamsburg Area Transit Authority (WATA) provides fully accessible fixed-route buses on all routes for all our customers. These buses kneel to the ground making the first step easier and safer to use. The buses have integrated ramps in the entryway to provide a smooth transition into the bus and a flat floor to the seat. The buses provide up to two wheelchair spaces to be properly secured to the bus for a safe ride. The Trolley and Surry buses offer a wheelchair lift providing a flat transition into the buses with space for up to two wheelchairs. ADA Paratransit Application can be found online.
Williamsburg Area Transit Authority provides a shared-ride Paratransit service to those individuals who are unable to use our fully accessible fixed-route buses. This is a shared-ride door-to-door transit service provided in a service area including 3/4 of a mile from all our regular bus routes. SURRY Deviated Route Services for the Disabled is an accessible service for our Surry route uses the regular Surry bus which will travel off its prescribed route (deviating) during its normal scheduled operation, up to 3/4 of a mile to pick up a passenger unable to travel to the bus stop due to a disability. Deviated trips for all individuals must be scheduled on a first come first served basis at least one business day in advance.