The Senior and Human Services bus is accessible to East Greenwich residents ages 55 and over and residents with disabilities. The bus lift will accommodate persons using wheelchairs, walkers, crutches, canes, braces, etc. or who otherwise have difficulty using steps.
Fees $2 per trip or $10 for a monthly unlimited use pass.
Reservations To make a reservation for the senior bus, please call 401-886-8669, ext 3. Reservations are required at least 24 hours in advance.
Emergency Information All passengers of the Senior bus are required to complete an application form which is kept on file in case of emergency. Forms can be obtained by contacting Roberta Dowding at 401-886-8669, ext 3.
The following services are offered: Retail Shopping/Trips Transportation for retail shopping is available periodically on Wednesdays at 1:00 p.m. and Fridays at 9:00 a.m.
Shopping Locations Shopping locations vary each week. Stores include The Christmas Tree Shop, Job Lot and Walmart.
Banks & Pharmacies Transportation is provided to banks and pharmacies in East Greenwich.
Doctor & Dentist Appointments Transportation to East Greenwich doctor and dentist appointments is available on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. The bus begins picking up passengers at 8:45 a.m.
Grocery Shopping Transportation for grocery shopping is offered periodically on Wednesday afternoons to Super Stop and Shop and Dave’s Market. Pickup begins at 1:00 p.m. Shoppers are allowed approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes at Super Stop and Shop or 1 hour and 15 minutes at Dave’s Market and a maximum of 6 reusable canvas shopping bags.
Transportation for grocery shopping is offered every Thursday morning to Super Stop and Shop. The bus begins picking up passengers at 8:45 a.m. Shoppers are allowed 1 hour and 15 minutes in the market and a maximum of 6 reusable canvas shopping bags.