Vehicles and Drivers

The Person Area Transportation System (PATS) has a total of 14 buses/vans within our fleet. PATS has 7 full time transit specialists (drivers) and a pool of part time transit specialists (drivers) to cover open routes as needed. All of our fleet have wheelchair lifts. 


Below is our current fleet and operations staff.

Vehicle(s) Seating Number(s)
5 Large Ford Buses 14 passengers
2 wheelchairs and 10 passengers
52, 54, 56, 58, 60
2 Small Ford Buses

8 passengers 

2 wheelchairs and 5 passengers 

62 & 64 
7 Ford Lift Vans

8 passengers

2 wheelchairs and 5 passengers 

20, 22, 24, 26, 28, 31, 33


Full Time Drivers   Part time drivers
Frankie Clayton   Joy Bell
Matthew Crane    Robert Dunn
Karen Dixon   Tina Haden
Mark Ellis    Edwin Outlaw
Bradley Isackson   Luella Winstead 
Lisa Johnson   Henry Johnson
John Pulliam   Pam Lunsford
  Amaris Glasscock
  Lorenda Tromba

All transit specialists are trained in Vehicle Safety, System Security Awareness, Driver Safety (Defensive and Distractive Driving Awareness), Bloodborne Pathogens, Illegal Drug Use (effects and consequences), Passenger Safety, Customer Driven Service, Problem Passengers Challenging Situations, Emergency Procedures, and ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act). All transit specialists participate in monthly safety training. 

Our staff is always helpful and courteous. 

Our vehicles are always clean and comfortable!

All services are provided without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, disability, national origin or ancestry (in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964) and available to individuals of all incomes. This material and information on our non-discrimination obligations is available in alternate format under Title VI information. Any person who believes he or she has been aggrieved by any unlawful discriminatory practice under Title VI may file a complaint with the Transportation Director via phone at 336-597-1771 (TDD: 1-800-735-2962) or email at