Beyond the Borders Connector

Beyond the Borders helps eligible residents access public transportation, medical services, employment, shopping, and social activities. People who are ages 12 - 17, seniors 65 years or older, people with disabilities, and people with low incomes may be eligible for this transportation service.  The FREE program includes two services: fixed route connector buses in Sumner and Spanaway/South Hill and demand-response transportation in South and East Pierce county. 

The Connector is generally fixed route. However, users can call ahead of time to be picked up if they are 1 mile or less from the route.

The Connector runs on a 45 minute schedule Monday through Friday in:

(253) 476-4657(888) 600-8043
Type of Service: 
Deviated Fixed Route
Vehicle Type: 
Service Area: 
Sumner, Spanaway, Bonney Lake, and South Hill
Service Days: 
M, Tu, W, Th, F
Service Hours: 
South Hill/Spanaway: 6:45am - 4:45pm; Sumner/Bonney Lake: 8:00am - 4:00pm
Advance Notice Notes: 
All riders must register at least 2 days in advance before riding the bus.
Paratransit Eligibility Required: 
Power ChairWheelchairFoldable wheelchairScooterWalker

Approximate Service Area