For over 40 years, Jaunt has been recognized locally and nationally for its outstanding service in a large region that ranges from urban to rural, each with different needs. We’re a transit industry innovator in our region, continually in pursuit of expanding and improving our service.
Just as being active and reducing stress are vital steps to a healthy lifestyle, public transportation is a cornerstone of a healthy community. It has a measurable positive impact on the environment, the local economy, and the people it serves. When you choose public transportation, you’re making a choice to:
Jaunt supports everyday life without having to own a car, saving you money on automobile maintenance, insurance, fuel and parking.
Benefit the Local Economy
Helping community members get around increases revenue for local businesses and enhances property values in rural areas. It also expands the available workforce for employers and creates jobs for those seeking employment. In fact, Jaunt employs a team of 120!
Leave a Smaller Footprint
The more people who use public transportation, the fewer cars the road. That means improved air quality and reduced carbon emissions. And Jaunt is taking extra steps to keep our air clean with our initiative to update our fleet to all-electric-vehicles.
Enjoy a Healthy Lifestyle
When you ride Jaunt, you’re helping to reduce traffic and make the roads safer for everyone. Our drivers are highly qualified, receiving a minimum of 12 hours of training annually. And our fleet is regularly maintained and equipped with the latest safety advancements.
Give Yourself More Free Time
Whether reading, relaxing to music, listening to a podcast, or texting friends, our riders enjoy quality free time every trip.
Be a Part of Your Community
Jaunt is how Central Virginians connect to friends, family, social activities, and essential needs for those who can’t or simply don’t want to drive. It’s empowering to get where you want to go, when you want to, without having to rely on friends and family for help. Riding also can be a social experience; frequent passengers often make new friends.