General Paratransit/Community Ride Programs

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    Programs that provide flexibly scheduled and routed door-to-door (or curb-to-curb) transportation services for the general public. Patrons generally have no private transportation and are unable to use the fixed-route public transportation system; or live in a rural area not served by a public transit system.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    Call-n-Ride - Regional Transportation DistrictCurb-to-curb transportation service, taking riders to and from destinations within a designated geographic service area. Call-n-Ride vehicles are small buses and are wheelchair accessible. The service is also designed to connect with many RTD Park-n-Rides, other RTD bus routes, and the light rail for travel throughout the metro area.Denver CountyRegional Transportation DistrictRegional Transportation District
    Easy Ride (Recreation, Wellness and Senior Services) - Broomfield Health and Human ServicesEasy Ride, operated by the City and County of Broomfield, provides transportation for seniors and disabled residents for trips such as doctor appointments, grocery trips, department stores, personal errands, and exercise classes.Broomfield CountyRecreation, Wellness and Senior Services - Broomfield Health and Human ServicesBroomfield Health and Human Services Department
    Home Care Services - GoldLeaf HomeCareProvides a range of home care services and specialized care for individuals of all ages, including: - medical and non-medical home care - live-in nursing - short term nursing - rehabilitative services - in-home respite care - child care - special needs care - disability and long-term illness care - transportation - training for family caregivers - other servicesDenver CountyGoldLeaf HomeCareGoldLeaf HomeCare
    Local Transportation - Moffat County Housing AuthorityProvides transportation within a five-mile radius of Craig. In addition to scheduled trips to local stores, the bus transports seniors to individual medical appointments and other appointments. Moffat CountyMoffat County Housing AuthorityMoffat County Housing Authority
    Northeastern Bus Transportation / Prairie Express Public TransportationPrairie Express buses operate on a fixed route and schedule. However, we also provide Route-Deviation Service Monday through Friday within the Sterling area in which we are able to accommodate demand-response tripsLogan CountyCounty Express Public TransportationCounty Express Public Transportation
    Outback Express / East Central Council of Local GovernmentsThe Outback Express is a scheduled demand responsive system offering service to older adults, persons with disabilities, and the general public in the sparsely populated but large geographic area of Cheyenne, Elbert, Kit Carson and Lincoln counties on the central plains. To ensure a seat on the bus is available, a 24-hour advance reservation is appreciated. All vehicles are white with blue stripes and are clearly marked "Outback Express". ECCOG's Outback Express The four counties, working with their regional association, the East Central Council of Local Governments (ECCOG), cooperatively offer public transit services. This system is funded with a federal grant from the Federal Transit Administration through the Colorado Department of Transportation and with local government support. Kit Carson CountyEast Central Council of Local GovernmentsEast Central Council of Local Governments
    Public Transportation Services - Steamboat Springs TransitProvides the following transportation services: - Fixed route transit throughout the City of Steamboat Springs - Curb-to-curb paratransit service - Year-round bus service provided daily around town, and between downtown and the Ski Resort Mountain Base area - Regional bus service available between Steamboat Springs and CraigRoutt CountySteamboat Springs TransitSteamboat Springs Transit
    Scheduled Medical Transportation Services - All Points TransitDial A Ride is a fully accessible, pre-scheduled door to door transportation program, serving predominantly seniors and people with disabilities. Most services are for medical appointments locally. A regional shuttle available for medical trips to Grand Junction is also available. Service Definitions: Local Trips are trips that take place from one point to another in a community. Regional Trips are trips that take place from one community to another, or from outlying areas into town centersMontrose County431 S 2ND STAll Points Transit
    Senior Center - Durango Senior CenterThe Durango Senior Center is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for all adults age 60 years and older and helping them age with dignity and purpose. HOME CHORE SERVICES which include: - Installation of grab bars and handrails - Correction of trip hazards - Minor step and porch repair - Small home repairs - Heavy house cleaning - Spring and Fall yard clean-up - Limited snow removal assistance - Firewood for low income families ***Services are limited. Not able to address roof repairs, structural problems and major furnace, plumbing or electrical problems. TRANSPORTATION SERVICES provides door-to-door assisted transportation for: - Medical appointments - Senior Center lunch and activities - Exercise classes - Other shopping needs ***Medicaid clients may use our services for medical transportation with an approval from Medicaid. MEAL PROGRAMS which include: - Meals on Wheels-home delivered meals to seniors age 60+ and their spouses Monday-Friday - Dining at the Durango Senior Center-reservations must be made by 9:30 am for that day. Lunch served at 12:00 pm SUPPORT GROUPS every month: - Family Caregiver support group - for people who serve as caregivers for family members or loved ones. Meet twice per month. - Vision Impaired (VIP) support group - for people who are blind or who are visually impaired. Meets monthly. - Disabled American Veterans (DAV) support group - facilitated by the Veteran's Service Officer. Meets monthly. - Widow/Widower's support group - Meets twice per month. - TOPS (Take off the Pounds Sensibly) - Members support each other with their effort to lose weight and keep it off. Meets weekly. ***For details on different meeting times, see the monthly newsletter for the schedule or call for details. RECREATIONAL ACTIVITES include: - Learn to use computers - Practice Tai Chi, Zumba, Yoga, Line Dancing and more - "Watch Your Step" class for fall prevention and to improve overall fitness - Play cards, BINGO and other games - Play billiards and table tennis - Study history, music, language and healthy living - Join the quilting group, craft group or writing group - Participate in dog training classes in the summertime ***See newsletter on the website for more events and activities guide. La Plata County2424 Main AvenueDurango Senior Center
    Senior Transportation Services - Dolores County Senior ServicesProvides transportation services for seniors. Transportation can be provided for medical appointments, errands and recreational outings. Transportation provided from Dove Creek to surrounding communities of Cahone, Egnar, Pleasant View, Cortez and Durango in Colorado and to Monticello & Moab in Utah and to Farmington, New Mexico. Wheelchair accessible transportation is available. Also offers Medicaid Transportation services for those who qualify. Dolores County52288 Highway 491Dolores County Senior Services
    Social Services / The Salvation Army (Weld County)Social Services provides the following emergency services to eligible individuals and families, as supplies are available: Weld CountyThe Salvation Army / Weld CountyThe Salvation Army (Weld County)
    Specialized Transportation - Para Transit - Grand Valley TransitPara transit service is available for people with mental and physical disabilities who are unable to utilize Grand Valley Transit (GVT) fixed route system. Para transit rides must be scheduled in advance and origin to destination service is provided for qualified para transit riders.Mesa County525 S 6th StreetTransDev Transportation
    Transportation - Heartfelt DestinationProvides transportation for medical related appointments. Will travel statewide, however all rides must originate in Moffat County. Offers gas vouchers available for people who need financial assistance to get to their medical appointments. Also assists with local rides to pick up food (grocery store or food banks) and medical appointments in the town of Craig on a case-by-case basis.Moffat CountyHeartfelt DestinationHeartfelt Destination
    Transportation - Roaring Fork Transportation AuthorityRFTA operates multiple bus lines in 3 counties, covering an area that stretches from Rifle, Colorado to Aspen, Colorado. Go to the website to view service maps and schedules. Pitkin County0051 Service Center Drive, Aspen - Roaring Fork Transportation AuthorityRoaring Fork Transportation Authority
    Transportation Services - Eagle County Department of Human ServicesTransportation is provided to Eagle County residents to and from meal sites, medical appointments and to run errands. Transportation services are available to those over the age of 60 and disabled adults. Senior Services operates van and bus service at all three sites on nutrition days. Call for more information: Eagle Valley 970-328-1121, or Roaring Fork Valley: 970-309-8465. Minturn: Meal transportation on Wednesday and Friday; shopping on Friday Eagle: Meal transportation, shopping, Post Office and local medical appointments, Tuesday and shopping on Thursday. Basalt: Meal transportation on Tuesday and Thursday; shopping and Post Office on Thursday; medical van to Glenwood Springs from Eagle on the last Monday of each month; medical van also available by appointment. Eagle County551 BROADWAYEagle County Department of Human Services
    Transportation Services - Mercy Medical ServicesMercy Medical Services provides medical or non-medical transportation services for persons in wheelchairs within Mesa County. Service hours are 24 hours a day 7 days a week but most trips are scheduled in advance. Service is also provided to all local nursing homes and assisted living. Also provides Medicaid Transportation rides reimbursed via Medicaid.Mesa CountyMercy Medical ServicesMercy Medical Services
    Transportation: The Traveler - Garfield CountyThe Traveler provides wheelchair accessible, curb to curb, demand responsive, driver-assisted transportation to Garfield County residents, 65 or older or disabled adults (over 18) who have difficulty using public or private transportation services. Based in Glenwood Springs and Rifle, the Traveler serves qualified individuals within the following service area parameters: a five (5) mile radius off of Interstate 70 between Parachute and Glenwood Springs, and a five (5) mile radius off of Hwy 82 between Glenwood Springs and Carbondale. To help support its operation, the Traveler does request a voluntary contribution for the services it provides.Garfield County108 8th StreetGarfield County Department of Human Services
    Transprotation - Paratransit - Roaring Fork Transportation AuthorityParatransit provides accessible transportation for persons with an assessed inability to access any of RFTA’s fixed route transportation modes that exist in designated service areas.Pitkin County0051 Service Center Drive, Aspen - Roaring Fork Transportation AuthorityRoaring Fork Transportation Authority

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