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If you are having a difficult time getting to your medical appointments or around the town to complete daily tasks, the following transportation services may be helpful:
Aging & Disability Resource Connection of New Jersey (ADRC)
American Red Cross – New Jersey Crossroads
Free transportation services provided to ambulatory seniors in Berkeley Heights, Long Hill Township, New Providence, Springfield, Summit, Millburn and Short Hills. Transportation is provided to medical and dental appointments, physical therapy and dialysis treatments.
908-273-2076, extension 16
American Red Cross – North Jersey Region
Transportation is provided to ambulatory seniors in Nutley, Montclair and Glen Ridge to medical and dental appointments, physical therapy and dialysis treatments.
973-667-3818 – Nutley appointments
973-746-1800 – Montclair and Glen Ridge appointments
Provides transportation for both basic life support and advanced life support level car; emergency medical technicians (EMTs) provide medical care during transport
Provides assisted transportation for shopping and medical appointments in Sussex County.
Catholic Charities – Project LINC
Project LINC supports older and disabled adults in Upper Passaic county with transportation to medical appointments, shopping assistance and companionship.
Pompton Lakes, NJ
Catholic Family & Community Services
Provides transportation for medical appointments and shopping, with additional assistance as needed. Example: help from home to car. Two to three weeks' notice required.
Colonial Coach Bus
Free transportation service provided by the Township of Morris and the Town of Morristown for residents; operates Monday through Saturday (excluding public holidays) between 9:00am and 4:00pm
Davidson Avenue Shuttle (DASH)
Provides transportation along Davidson Avenue to and from Bridgewater, Bound Brook, South Bound Brook and Somerset on a set route; charges apply
Essex County Special Transportation System
Provides weekday transportation to various destinations in the county, including medical facilities, education and employment sites. They offer specialized dialysis transportation on Saturdays only and religious service transportation on Sundays only. Reservations are required.
Five Town Regional Dial-A-Ride
Service is available to people age 55 or older who have no alternate means of transportation. The service is for those residing in Butler, Kinnelon, Lincoln Park, Pequannock Township and Riverdale. Weekday transportation for medical appointments, health needs, nutrition sites, shopping, recreation activities, and visitation.
Jewish Family Service of Central New Jersey
Provides transportation for Union County seniors whose needs cannot be met by the County Paratransit Service or NJ Transit’s Access Link program.
Provides rides to those with special needs in Essex and parts of Morris and Union counties, in order to attend medical appointments and social needs. Charges do apply; however, no one is denied transport based on inability to pay.
Morris Area Paratransit System (MAPS)
Morris County's transportation service for senior citizens and people with disabilities provides weekday transportation to various destinations in the county, including medical facilities, education and employment sites; many MAPS vehicles are equipped for people using wheelchairs; service is free, but donations are welcome
Morris County Dial-A-Ride
Provides local transportation (usually within town limits) to seniors and in some cases the disabled, to grocery shopping, malls or local medical appointments.
Reservations may be required – some towns offer vehicles with lifts.
Morris County Organization for Hispanic Affairs
NJ Find A Ride
Online directory of accessible transportation options for seniors and people with disabilities. Search for different types of providers throughout the state, including public transportation, paratransit services, shuttles, dial-a-ride services, and private transportation companies.
NJ Motor Vehicle Commission – Disability Placards and License Plates
Qualified applicants can receive wheelchair symbol license plates and/or hanging placard authorizing them to park in any parking space with a wheelchair symbol. Persons with a disability parking privileges are valid for three years and must be certified or re-certified by a medical practitioner as disabled.
NJ Transit Access Link – ADA Paratransit
A public transportation service for people with disabilities who are unable to use NJ Transit’s fixed bus routes. Access Link provides a shared ride, curb to curb service that is comparable to bus routes throughout the NJ Transit system.
NJ Transit Reduced Fare Program
Offers discounted rates for seniors 62+ and those with disabilities. Contact NJ Transit to for current eligibility requirements and how to apply for a Reduced Fare ID Card.
New Jersey's public transportation corporation provides bus, train and rail services
Passaic County Para Transit
The Passaic County Para Transit Program provide transportation for the county’s senior citizens and disabled residents in need of non-emergency rides to medical appointments, shopping centers, county run nutrition and adult day care sites, group work programs. Special lift vans are available to accommodate non-ambulatory individuals.
A resource for travel alternatives within Somerset County. Participants must reside in Somerset County and be 65 and older, or 18 and older with a developmental or physical disability.
SCOOT Bus Services
Provides transportation to and from Hillsborough, Manville, Somerville, Bedminster and Bound Brook on a set route; charges apply
Senior Citizen Discount Program for E-ZPass
Offers seniors who are age 65 or older a 10 percent discount on tolls on the Garden State Parkway and NJ Turnpike during weekday off-peak hours and weekends.
Special Automobile Insurance Policy (SAIP)
An initiative to help make limited automobile insurance coverage available to some Medicaid beneficiaries, which includes a medical coverage-only policy for $365 a year.
Sussex County Skylands Ride
In county: local errands, nutrition sites, dialysis, medical appointments, shopping, hairdresser, bank, community services, education/training, employment
Out of county: non-emergency medical appointments, dialysis, therapy, radiation treatments, mental health, specialized hospitals, and veterans facilities
Assists in finding transportation options in northwestern Morris County
Union County Paratransit Reserve-A-Ride
Warren County Transportation (WCT)
Warren County Transportation provides a wide range of paratransit and special transportation services to Warren County seniors, veterans, residents who are disabled, low-income residents, or who live in certain areas of the county. Transportation is provided within the county, as well as to various locations outside the county, including medical appointments within 30 miles outside the county.