Posted by Positive Aging SourceBook on 12/28/2020

Transportation Options

Transportation Options

Getting from point A to point B does not have to be challenging for older adults. Even after giving up the car keys or limiting driving, older adults can still maintain their independence. There are lots of local service providers that help older adults get where they need to go.

Here are just a few of the local transportation options available for older adults.

NV Rides
NV Rides coordinates a network of local partner organizations driven to help older neighbors with their transportation needs. Through partner organizations throughout Northern Virginia, well-organized volunteer drivers are available to help older adults with rides, conversation and kindness.

703-537-3071

nvrides.org

Village Rides
VillageRides supports neighborhood volunteer transportation for seniors and adults with disabilities who do not drive and live within areas served by participating villages and community organizations in Montgomery County and Prince George’s County.

301-255-4212

accessjca.org/villagerides

Metro Access
MetroAccess is a shared-ride, door-to-door, paratransit service for people whose disability prevents them from using bus or rail. Eligibility requirements apply.

301-562-5360

www.wmata.com/service/accessibility/metro-access

Gogo Grandparent
Gogo Grandparent is a service that allows users to access ride sharing services, like Uber or Lyft, without a smartphone. GoGo requests and monitors rides on the customer’s behalf through ride sharing networks.

855-464-6872

gogograndparent.com

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