Transportation

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Council on Aging Parking Stickers Parking stickers are available to Waltham residents who have reached the age of 62+. You must show a drivers license and the vehicle registration upon purchase. The sticker cost is $5.00 and entitles you to park in the off street municipal lots and parking decks. The stickers expire on December 31st of each year.
Council on Aging         Shuttle Service

The Council on Aging will advertise for specific events when we will be using our shuttle van. For these events a continuous shuttle will pick people up at the Sacred Heart Church parking lot 1/2 hour before the event and will return you to your car 1/2 hour after the event. Avoid parking hassles and use this convenient option!

Council on Aging       Medical Van                       781-314-3499

 

Free transportation to medical appointments within Waltham is available Monday - Friday from 8:00 a.m. - 3:0 0 p.m. Make reservations as soon as possible. The van provides curb to curb service. Wheelchair service is available. If having outpatient surgery, rider must provide for his/her own ride home. There is no tipping, but voluntary donations are accepted. Transportation for handicapped clients under age 60 is subject to availability.

Council on Aging     Shopping Bus                   781-314-3499

 

Our shopping service is available on Wednesdays to Hannaford Market and Shaw's Market on Lexington Street and Thursdays to Hannaford Market and Shaw's Market on River Street. The market you shop at is based on where you live. Please call the transportation coordinator to reserve a space. There is no charge for this service, yet voluntary donations are accepted.

Council on Aging Taxi Voucher Discount Program 781-314-3499

 

Taxi vouchers are available to all Waltham residents over the age of 60. Proof of age is required and your initial purchase must be made in person. The cost is $5.00 for a book of $10.00 vouchers. Mass Health subscribers receive a greater discount. The vouchers expire on June 30th of each year. The vouchers are not valid for rides to the airport or cruise ports.

MBTA Reduced Pass Program

Senior/T.A.P. ID's are available to seniors age 65+ and persons with disabilities at the MBTA's Office for Transportation Access in downtown Boston, adjacent to the Red and Orange Lines at Downtown Crossing Station. The Charlie Card store is open Monday - Friday, 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM.

MBTA - The Ride THE RIDE is the MBTA's para-transit service for people with disabilities who are unable to independently use general public transportation. It is an origin-to-destination, accessible shared ride service for people who are eligible under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) guidelines.To apply for THE RIDE, you will need to appear in person for a confidential interview with a Mobility Coordinator. Call 617-337-2727. 
 Outside of Waltham        Busy Bee Transportation        1-800-427-0230 This transportation service is free to seniors' age 60+ who reside in the Springwell service area. A $4.00 voluntary donation is requested per ride.