Carpools, vanpools, and taxis can help provide transportation for seniors, veterans, low-income commuters, people with disabilities, and others who need a ride in Massachusetts.
Carpools and vanpools
Taxi and livery
Taxis and livery services can help you get around town or get from the bus stop to your final destination.
- Some cities and towns offer taxi vouchers to help seniors and people with disabilities afford the fares
- Find taxi and livery companies in your area with Ride Match
- Transportation network companies like Uber and Lyft offer service in many regions of Massachusetts. Data from 2017 on usage by municipality is available
- TRIPPS offers free ridehailing classes to seniors at Councils on Aging on how to use Uber and Lyft
Check out our report "Wheelchair-Accessible Taxicabs" for strategies that community organizations and human service agencies in Massachusetts can use to help make wheelchair-accessible taxis available to consumers.
Additional Resources for Taxi and livery
Find a volunteer driver
Volunteer drivers help seniors and people with disabilities get to medical appointments and other important destinations.