Transportation

Medical Transportation for seniors residing in Andover

Medical Transportation

Transportation for medical appointments.  Fee schedule separate.  You are responsible for any parking, tolls or other related fees.  If you need a receipt, please let us know in advance.

We can not transport people on oxygen. You can receive transportation services through MVRTA if you are on oxygen.

Medical Transportation Drivers

  • Receive orientation, training and supervision
  • Are required to complete a CORI (criminal record check)
  • Receive a mileage reimbursement for using their personal vehicle

Medical Transportation Passengers

  • Complete application process
  • Agree to follow program guidelines
  • Respect the volunteer drivers
  • Understand that drivers are not always available

Transportation for events at The Senior Center at Punchard


Scheduling a pick-up

  • Contact the Transportation Coordinator with date and event for which you’re requesting transportation
  • Fee $2.00 each way
  • We suggest you plan to stay at the Senior Center for lunch

Grocery shopping trips

  • Scheduled  Wednesday, 10 am-2 pm
  • Sign up by Monday
  • Fee $5.00
  • Must be ready at the specified time
  • Must be able to carry your own bags

Townie Trips

  • Want to visit a friend, go to the hair dresser, library, shop in town.
  • Trips are every Thursday
  • Please book your trip by the previous Monday.
  • Fee $4 each way and $7 round trip.
  • Plan on staying at your location for at least one hour.
  • From 9:30-2:30pm

Check the newsletter for other scheduled trips & fees.

MVRTA Shuttle Bus

MVRTA Route 21 - Route includes:

  • Doctors Park
  • YMCA
  • Shawsheen Plaza
  • Downtown Andover
  • Rte 114 Plaza
  • The Senior Center at Punchard
  • Town Offices
  • Andover Commons
  • Frye Circle
  • Andover Housing/Morton St.

Schedule available at the Senior Center. No charge for those 60+

EZ Trans Program

  • MVRTA curb to curb service
  • Age 60+ or persons w/disability
  • Fees vary and advanced registration is required
  • Contact MVRTA or  The Senior Center at Punchard staff for additional information
  • Medi-Ride to Boston/Lahey Peabody

Contact MVRTA 978-469-6878 ext. 3

Other Transportation

Mass Health PT-1/ VA