The Human Service Transportation (HST) office provides safe and efficient transportation for the Executive Office of Health and Human Services' clients to access vital health, developmental and social services. HST operates a brokerage system, contracting with 333 local transportation providers and subcontractors during Fiscal Year 2008.
This site lists the contact information for the Commonwealth's Regional Transit Authorities (RTAs). Your RTA helps you get to where you need to go. RTAs are the sole providers of public transportation in 231 Massachusetts cities and towns outside of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) District.
This site features several online tools with which you can plan your trips using public transportation simply by entering your location and your destination. The site also provides the latest transportation news.
The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) requires that comparable paratransit service (e.g. Dial-A-Ride) be available to persons who, because of a disability, are unable to use accessible, public fixed-route service. Paratransit companies provide curb to curb transportation for passengers who meet ADA requirements and/or are age sixty and above. Contact your Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) to find out about paratransit services in your area.
Use Google Transit to help you to plan a trip using public transportation.
Call your local Council on Aging or Senior Center for information about their local van services. Van services often include transportation between members' homes and the senior center, food and pharmacy shopping, and transportation to and from medical appointments.