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Billings Transportation

Transportation programs are offered to help non-driving adults 60 and above travel to and from appointments, social events and shopping.  Individuals must meet certification requirements to become eligible through the Alliance or MET transit.  There may be a fare or recommended donation for services.

RIDES Program

The RIDES Program provides non-emergency and non-medical rides for seniors with no alternative transportation.  Application through Adult Resource Alliance is necessary to determine qualification.  Seniors must be able to transfer into a private vehicle independently.  Volunteer drivers, certified through Adult Resource Alliance Volunteer Program, use their own vehicles to provide one ride per week Monday through Friday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.  A minimum $2.50 donation per round trip is recommended to offset costs to Adult Resource Alliance.  Rides are dependent upon driver availability.

 

 

Medical Cab Ride Program

The Medical Cab Ride Program provides non-emergency transportation for seniors to their local medical appointments.   Application through Adult Resource Alliance  is necessary to determine qualification.  Seniors need to be able to transfer in and out of cabs independently.  A minimum $5.00 donation per round trip is recommended to offset costs to Adult Resource Alliance.  

Meal Site Cab Program

The Meal Site Cab Program provides transportation to seniors who wish to eat lunch at one of Billings’ five meal sites.  Application through Adult Resource Alliance is necessary to determine qualification.  Seniors must be able to transfer in and out of cabs independently.  Program participants are required to attend the meal site closest to their home and participate in the meal program.  There is a minimal fee of $1.50 per one-way trip; additional fees may apply.

MET Special Transit

The Adult Resource Alliance contracts with Billings MET Special Transit to provide a limited number of medical rides for people age 60 and above. Individuals wishing to use this program must be certified through MET Transit.  For additional information and application on this program please call 406.248.8805.

 

 

 

To learn more about these programs, please contact the Adult Resource Alliance by phone  406.294-1591 or by email:    transportation@allianceyc.org