Guide to Ride

Local Motion provides shared-ride transportation services to employment, job training, medical appointments, shopping, social outings, and special events.  Community group outings available upon request.

Vehicles are equipped to accommodate wheelchairs and other assistive devices.  Drivers are trained in First Aid, CPR, and Passenger Assistance.  Escorts are allowed for passengers who may require assistance, but charges may apply.

In county service begins at 3:00 am Monday through Saturday.  Out of county service to Aiken, Augusta, Allendale, Columbia, Charleston, and other destinations are available.

For your security, vehicles are equipped with audio and visual surveillance.


  • Call 541-1197 between 8am-5pm
  • Medicaid Members call Logisticare at 866-445-6860
  • Appointment & Schedule forms are available from drivers or at office. Completed forms can be given to drivers or can be faxed or delivered to office. (fax# 541-1248)
  • Appointments must be made at least 1 business day in advance by noon.
  • When making appointment, provide address, drop-off address, contact numbers and any mobility assistance needs.

Passengers must be ready to board the bus at least 30 minutes BEFORE pick up time.

Passengers may be picked up 30 minutes before or 30 minutes after the scheduled pick-up time


No Shows/ $5.00 Per Trip
Late Cancellations & Late Schedules $5.00 Per Trip
Schedule Changes $2.00 Per Trip
Within City Limits $1.25 Each Way
Within Barnwell County $1.75 Each Way
Barnwell to Aiken, Bamberg, Denmark $3.25 Each Way
Barnwell to Orangeburg or Augusta $4.75 Each Way
Barnwell to Columbia or Charleston $6.00 Each Way


Office Closings

Vehicles run every day except Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.

Fares must be paid in cash or with a pre-purchased ticket, which are available for purchase at the Local Motion office.  Fares must be paid when boarding the vehicle for that leg of the trip only.  Passengers must have correct change. 

Cancellation Policy

Call 541-1197 to cancel transportation arrangements by 2 pm the day before the scheduled trip.  Leave a message after hours. Cancellations not called in by this deadline will be considered a NO- SHOW.

If you fail to board the vehicle before it departs your location, or do not properly cancel your appointment, you will be considered a no- show.

The fee for the no-show trip must be paid before service from Local Motion can resume.

When a no-show occurs on the first day of the trip, all other trips will be cancelled unless the office is notified of the need for other trips.


Carry On Limitations

Carry-on items are limited to what the passenger can carry in one trip when entering/leaving the bus.  Items must be securely placed in passenger’s lap or on floor between feet.

Passenger Restraint

Passenger restraints are required.  Passengers must supply a child restraint device for children under 6 or weighing 40 pounds or less.

Minimum Age

Unaccompanied children age 14 and younger must be accompanied by an adult.

Passenger Conduct

Passengers should be courteous of others.  The Agency reserves the right to refuse transportation to any passenger engaging in any distracting, offensive, or dangerous behavior.

The following behaviors are not allowed:

  • Smoking on vehicle
  • Intoxication due to alcohol or illegal substances
  • Littering vehicle
  • Playing music without earphones
  • Carrying weapons or sharp objects
  • Distracting or interfering with Driver
  • Use of foul language or actions

YOUR RIGHTS UNDER TITLE VI, CIVIL RIGHTS ACT OF 1964, AS AMENDED: Transportation services provided by Generations Unlimited/Local Motion are provided without discrimination based on race, color, religion,sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin.  For more information on your civil rights under Title VI or information on filing a discrimination complaint contact:

Generations Unlimited
10915 Ellenton Street
Barnwell, SC 29812
(803) 541-1249