Minnesota Department of Transportation

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Special Transportation Services (STS)

Transportation for the Elderly and Disabled


Special Transportation Service providers play a critical role in the safe transportation of the elderly and disabled. MnDOT’s role is to take action to ensure STS providers meet state and federal safety requirements, with the goal of making sure all passengers reach their destination safely. Learn more about STS.

News and Information

Are You New to Vehicle Inspections?

Check out our PowerPoint presentation on The STS Vehicle Inspection Process: A Guide for New Drivers, and learn what to expect when your vehicle gets inspected.

New Process for Issuing Vehicle Decals

Effective September 15, 2018, MnDOT staff began a new process for issuing STS decals. After a vehicle passes inspection, the decal is issued immediately and placed on the vehicle by the inspector. An invoice is mailed to the provider. More information on decals and inspections can be found on the Drivers/Vehicles page.

STS Vehicle Inspection Reports Now Available

View the SAFETYNET report on our reports page, which summarizes inspection data and violations for each vehicle that was inspected.