SUDBURY TRANSPORTATION – Updated 3/8/21

 

For more information, please contact Ana Cristina Oliveira, Outreach Specialist at the Sudbury Senior Center at 978-639-3268 or [email protected].

Sudbury Connection Van Service Available Again!

*****  Sudbury Connection Wheelchair Accessible Van Service *****

  • The Sudbury Senior Center restarted door-to-door, handicapped accessible van service for Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from approximately 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM.
  • Van service is available to residents aged 60 and over and residents aged 18 and over with disabilities.
  • Registered riders can call the MWRTA Reservation Center to reserve a ride.
  • You must reserve 2 business days in advance, and are able to reserve up to 2 weeks in advance.
  • New Riders must complete a MetroWest Regional Transit Authority (MWRTA) application and set up a debit account for van fees.  Applications are available at the link below or can be mailed or emailed.  Please call the MWRTA at 508-820-4650 or the Senior Center for more information at (978) 443-3055.

Click here for the MWRTA ride application.

Van Riders will be given a copy of the Transportation Policies and Procedures and should be familiar with these when scheduling and riding on the van. 

Currently SUSPENDED:

Go Sudbury Taxi Ride Program

This program is a grant-funded, COVID related program that is currently suspended.

F.I.S.H. (Friends in Service Helping) Volunteer Medical Transportation

*** Currently suspended due to COVID-19 ***

When family and friends are unavailable, volunteers can drive people to medical appointments.  Call 978-443-2145 one week in advance to schedule a ride.  Leave your request on the answering machine and the F.I.S.H. coordinator will return your call.

To learn more about this program, click here to access the FISH brochure and click here for the FISH Policies and Procedures.

 

Other Transportation Options in Sudbury

The following is a list of additional transportation options in the Sudbury area. This list does not constitute a recommendation, only information for an individual to consider for their needs. Should you need additional information, please call the Senior Center at 978-443-3055 or contact the individual resources listed below.

  • Tommy’s Taxi (Framingham): Market rate taxi service as well as market rate, wheelchair accessible vans (drivers are specially trained). Contact directly at 508-872-3500 for more information.
  • Mass Health (Medicaid) Medical Riders: This service is for Mass Health participant’s medical rides only. The person must be on SSI and not capable of taking the MBTA. To receive this service the doctor must fill a PT-1 form and send it to the local Mass Health (Medicaid) office. This entitles the person to 10 round trips. Each individual doctor the person needs to see must fill their own PT-1 form. Contact directly for more information at 1-800-854-9928).

“Eligibility” can include the following, as relevant to the options listed: age (60 years+); disability (no age criteria; mental/physical disability); Veteran’s status; cancer diagnosis; other medical criteria.

Click here for:  Transportation Resources for Medical Appointments (PDF document)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Other Transportation Options in Sudbury

The following is a list of additional transportation options in the Sudbury area. This list does not constitute a recommendation, only information for an individual to consider for their needs. Should you need additional information, please call the Senior Center at 978-443-3055 or contact the individual resources listed below.

  • AAA Limousine (Sudbury): Market rate limo transportation as well as market rate taxi transportation. Hours are 9-5 and cost per trip is $20 ($30 to surrounding towns – 3 hour minimum). Contact directly for more information at 978-443-8925.
  • Tommie’s Taxi (Framingham): Market rate taxi service as well as market rate, wheelchair accessible vans (drivers are specially trained). Contact directly at 508-872-3500 for more information.
  • American Cancer Society: Provides volunteers who drive people needing transportation for cancer treatments. Person must be ambulatory and provide 48-hour notice prior to ride. This program services much of Massachusetts, but it is not guaranteed. Contact directly for more information at 1-800-952-7664; http://www.cancer.org.
  • Mass Health (Medicaid) Medical Riders: This service is for MassHealth participant’s medical rides only. The person must be on SSI and not capable of taking the MBTA. To receive this service the doctor must fill a PT-1 form and send it to the local MassHealth (Medicaid) office. This entitles the person to 10 round trips. Each individual doctor the person needs to see must fill their own PT-1 form. Contact directly for more information at 1-800-854-9928).
  • Suburban Med Ride: This service provides non-emergency, both chair and ambulatory, rides for medical appointments, adult day health, dialysis, and hospital discharges. The service area includes Greater Boston, South Shore, North Shore, and Metrowest and three business days are requested for scheduling. Contact directly for more information at 866-633-7433.

“Eligibility” can include the following, as relevant to the options listed: age (60 years+); disability (no age criteria; mental/physical disability); Veteran’s status; cancer diagnosis; other medical criteria.

Click here for:  Transportation Resources for Medical Appointments (PDF document)