Senior Services: Transportation
The LRTA Road Runner Senior Service and Dial-a-Ride – (pre-registration required) This service is for 60+ years of age residents needing a ride between the hours of 8am- 4pm. Before using this service, you need to register. Click here for the application form.
After you are registered:
Call (978) 459-0152
Dispatch will accept phone reservations from 8am to 3pm, Monday – Friday.
Reservations must be made 24 hours in advance, cancellations must be made by 5pm on the day before the reservation and all rides are wheelchair accessible.
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Senior Center and Council on Aging Ride Programs – For seniors with transportation needs within Chelmsford.
Transportation to medical appointments within Chelmsford and into Lowell only, must be made a week ahead. Call (978) 251-0533. Within town, $1.50 each way. Medical trips to Lowell or Westford, $2.50 each way. (10:30am-2pm.) All ride requests must be called in AT LEAST 2 business days prior to your appointment. You will receive a call back to let you know whether or not we can honor your request, based on availability.
Friday Grocery Trips (4-bag limit):
All Grocery Trip ride requests must be called in AT LEAST 2 business days prior to Friday trip. Call (978) 251-0533. You will receive a call back to let you know whether or not we can honor your request, based on availability.
Need a ride to Lahey? Please call (978) 251-0533. based on driver availability. Cost $15 round trip (additional parking fees may apply.)
Lowell Transit Authority has public buses that service the surrounding areas. The routes/times change, so check online before heading out to a bus stop. They offer discounted tickets for those 60 years of age or older with ID.