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Call Connect-A-Ride (CAR) for information,
referral and more.


Check out the Transportation Network Directory for People with Disabilities and Seniors.

Ride Metrobus and Ride On.
Sometimes they are free!

311 for Ride On, 202-637-7000 for Metrobus

Senior SmarTrip® Card makes travel easier
and more affordable.


Call-n-Ride provides discounted taxis


The Senior Connection provides
volunteer transportation.


Senior Connection provides transportation services to seniors 62 and over using volunteer drivers who escort passengers primarily to med- ical appointments and, when possible, to other places. Other services provided by volunteers include grocery shopping assistance, friendly visi- tation and telephone reassurance, and bill paying and paperwork assistance.

VillageRides helps local “villages” coordinate volunteer transportation.


Some communities work together to help their neighbors age in place. To find out if you live in an area served by VillageRides, call 301-255-4212.

Discover the County’s Escorted
Transportation Pilot program.


MetroAccess is available seven days a week.301-562-5360 (voice), 800-523-7009 (Toll Free)

MetroAccess Riders riders can use the County’s Same Day Access program.


Medicaid recipients may be able to access transportation to medical appointments.


This service provides free transportation for Montgomery County Medicaid recipients with no other means of transportation-- or whose med­ical needs prevent them from using available transportation—for Medicaid-covered, medically necessary appointments.

Montgomery County provides
free transportation Recreation!


County Senior Center Shuttles

The Montgomery County Department of Recreation and the Jewish Council On Aging have entered into an agreement that will provide a combination of curb-to-curb and fixed route transportation, Mon- day-Friday, to the department’s five senior centers, beginning on January 14, 2014. County residents  55 and over are eligible for this program if theyare within the service area for one of the centers. Seniors not currently using county transportation may call their local senior center or 240-777-4980 for more information. Senior Centers in this pro- gram include: Damascus, Holiday Park, Schwein- haut, Long Branch and White Oak.

Five Taxicab Companies Serve Montgomery County.

Ask about pre-paid taxicab accounts for seniors. 

Remember the Montgomery County Help Line! 311 or 240-777-0311, Montgomery County government’s number for information about County government services is available Monday- Friday, 7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.  Staff answer questions about County transportation and can transfer callers directly to Connect-A-Ride.

Alternative formats of this document are available upon request. Call Aging and Disability Services at 240-777-3000.

People with difficulty using standard phones are encouraged to use Maryland Relay 711 when contacting organizations listed.

Need Help or Information,

CALL 240-777-3000