Transportation Services

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CONTACT INFORMATION

Lillian Cruz
Transportation Coordinator
781-545-8872

 

COVID SAFETY

By order of the Transportation Security Administration, face masks are required on all public transportation. Van handles and seats are regularly disinfected for the safety of our riders.

 

LOCAL TRANSPORTATION

The Senior Center provides safe and reliable transportation for older adults and people living with disabilities. Our wheelchair accessible vehicles are available for rides to medical and dental appointments, weekly grocery shopping trips, and other local services.

Currently, transportation is available for medical appointments and local . Transportation to Shaw's on Wednesdays or the Village Market and Market Basket on Thursdays is available . If you have additional needs, please call 781-545-8872.  We will make every effort to accommodate your request.  The Scituate Council on Aging provides transportation services to Scituate adults 60+, and those who meet the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

Please call the Transportation Coordinator at least two days in advance for local rides.

The cost for a local ride is $1.75 or $3.50 round trip. You may purchase a 10-ride pass for $15.00.

Please bring exact payment; drivers do not carry cash. Checks are accepted.

You may also pay by mailing a check to the Senior Center at 333 First Parish Rd., Scituate or through the town’s online payment portal https://www.scituatema.gov/town-treasurercollector/pages/online-bill-payment

SNOW POLICY : If Scituate schools are closed for inclement weather, the Senior Center vans will not be running for any purpose.

 

OUT OF TOWN MEDICAL TRANSPORTATION

The Senior Center collaborates with the South Shore Community Action Council to arrange out of town medical rides. Their wheelchair accessible vehicles provide rides to medical facilities between Plymouth and Boston. Rides are scheduled by the Senior Center.

Please call the Transportation Coordinator at least five days in advance to schedule an out of town medical ride.

When you call, be prepared to provide your appointment date, time and duration of the appointment. You will also need to provide your doctor’s name, address and phone number. We encourage you to schedule your medical appointments mid-day, especially if you are going to Boston. Otherwise, you make have to be picked up very early or wait for a late afternoon return.

Cost for out of town medical rides is $10.00 round trip to most South Shore locations; $20.00 round trip to Boston or Plymouth.

Out of town medical drivers do not accept payment on the van.

Payments can be made by mailing a check to the Senior Center at 333 First Parish Road, Scituate, 02066 or through Scituate’s online payment portal: https://www.scituatema.gov/town-treasurercollector/pages/online-bill-payment

Cancellations are required at least 24 hours in advance of your scheduled ride, or you may be responsible for the full cost billed by the South Shore Community Action Council.

Transportation can not be provided for people being discharged from a hospital or skilled nursing facility. Those undergoing anesthesia during their medical appointment are required to have an escort.

 

ALTERNATE TRANSPORTATION

The SLOOP, operated by GATRA, is currently running on a weekday-only schedule, from 9:30am – 3:30pm.

The SLOOP stops at the following locations: Library; Harbor CVS; Village Market; Widow’s Walk Golf Course; Greenbush MBTA; Town Hall; North Scituate Plaza; Lincoln Park; Central Park; Senior Center. Half-fare for age 60+ or disabled and/or Medicare card holders. Go to www.gatra.org for additional information.


For more details, see the link to our brochure at the bottom of the page.

 

 


 

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