Transportation

TriMet – Portland, Senior & Disabled Services – LIFT

Services Provided: A shared-ride public transportation service for people who are unable to use regular TriMet service (independent Bus and MAX Light Rail) due to a disability or disabling health condition. There is an eligibility process with eligibility criteria.

Cost/Funding: $1.80 per ticket, $50 for a monthly pass, $600 for an annual pass

Contact Person:

Phone Number: (503) 962-8200

Email Address: accessible@trimet.org

Physical Address: TriMet- Lift Services, 515 N.W. Davis Street, Portland, OR 97209

Website: http://www.trimet.org/guide/accessible/index.htm or http://trimet.org/lift/lifteligibility.htm

TriMet – Portland, Senior & Disabled Services – Medical Transportation Program

Services Provided: For low-income Oregon Health Plan Plus members who need rides to medical appointments and have no transportation options available.

Cost/Funding: Free for qualified individuals; $1.85/ride, less for senior citizens

Comments: Must be currently eligible for OHP Plus and have no other transportation options available. This service offers door-to-door rides in the tri-county area.

Contact Person:

Phone Number: (503) 962-8700

Email Address: accessible@trimet.org

Physical Address: TriMet, PO Box 10054, Portland, OR 97296

Website: http://www.trimet.org/guide/accessible/index.htm

TriMet – Portland, Senior and Disabled Services – Honored Citizen Program

Services Provided: This program offers a reduced rate on a fixed route by bus or MAX for qualified individuals.

Contact Person:

Phone Number: (503) 962-2455

Email Address: accessible@trimet.org

Website: http://www.trimet.org/guide/accessible/index.htm

Ride Connection

Services Provided: Ride connection provides rides and a travel training program with “responsive, accessible transportation options for those in need.” Older adults and invididuals with disabilities in  Clackamas, Multnomah and Washington counties are served.

Cost/Funding: There are several different programs under Ride Connection. Eligibility and cost depends on the program including RideWise, RideAbout buses and Door-to-door Services

Contact Person: Pam Monahan

Phone Number: (503) 528-1765

Email Address: Pam Monahan – pmonahan@rideconnection.org

Physical Address: Ride Connection, 847 N.E. 19th Ave., Suite 200, Portland, OR 97232

Website: www.rideconnection.org

Project Linkage of Metropolitan Family Services

Services Provided: Volunteers provide transportation, shopping, home repair and friendly contact to seniors and adults with disabilities.

Contact Person: Molly Hansen

Phone Number: (503) 249-0471

Physical Address: Project Linkage of Metropolitan Family Services, 2200 N.E. 24th Ave., Portland, OR 97212

Website: www.metfamily.org