Submitted by Outreach Coordinator Carly Kascak
Transportation Operates: Monday thru Thursday 8am-4pm, Fridays are Market Basket ONLY.
COA Transportation Cost: Out of town schedule as follows:
In-Town Errands/Medical Appointments * Tuesday - Lowell
Available Mon-Thurs., $2 each way * Wednesday - Chelmsford
Out of Town Medical Appointments * Lahey Clinic in Burlington, and Wilmington
See Schedule below, $3 each way as availability allows
Market Basket Trip Fridays: 2 Market Basket trips available Friday mornings. You will be assigned to Stadium or Oakdale plaza based on the location of your home address. Strict 2 bag limit, must be able to carry your own groceries.
Long Distarnce Medical Appointments: Ex: trips to Boston, with the help of our friends at the Dracut COA. Cost varies based on destination. Appointments should be made between 11am and 1pm. (Will require a 1 month notice).
Call the Transportation Line to schedule your trip 978-640-4480 ext. 292. Leave a detailed message and someone will call back to schedule your time. Please request rides with a minimum of a 2 day notice.
Transportation service is “curb-to-curb”, meaning riders must be mobile and have the ability to walk/propel to the van when parked street-side. The driver cannot offer “hands-on” assistance, however a personal assistant may accompany a rider should he/she require help. Companions ride free of charge. Due to increase demand 3 incidents, including cancellations, without sufficient notice, will result in termination of transportation privileges.
LRTA Road Runner Services
Monday- Friday 8:00am- 4:00pm
Tewksbury Office: (978) 459-0152
Road Runner is a curb-to-curb service available to residents of Tewksbury who are at least 60 years of age and/or individuals who are disabled. This service can be used for many purposes, including work, medical appointments, shopping, social and recreational reasons. The fee to travel within town is $1.00 each way.
Riders may also ride out-of-town for a fee of $1.50 each way to locations within the service area, including: Billerica, Chelmsford, Lowell, and Wilmington for Medical Appointments.
On Wednesdays, the Road Runner Service makes a trip to the Lahey Clinic in Burlington, Bedford VA and to Boston area hospitals. The cost is $25 for a round trip. The service has pick ups between 8 and 9 AM and returns at 1PM.
*Please note that reservations must be made at least TWO business days in advance*