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