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Find out about resources and services on transportation options for seniors in Edmonton.

ETS (Edmonton Transit Service)

Phone 311 for more information about any ETS service.

Edmonton Service Centre

The Edmonton Service Centre located in Edmonton Tower sells fare product and has Lost and Found.

Accessible Buses and Facility Features

Information on low floor service, community buses designated for seniors, accessible LRT.

Seniors Fares and Annual Transit Passes

Seniors 65 years of age and older qualify for a reduced rate for day fares and bus passes.

Bus Hailer Kit for the Visually Impaired

Mobility Card for instructing a bus to kneel or lower the ramp when boarding.

Customer Communication Cards for people who have difficulty verbally expressing their transit trip needs.

Stop Request to exit a bus at a safe location other than a bus stop.

Mobility Choices Travel Training

The Mobility Choices Travel Training Program is for persons with reduced mobility. Training will focus on how to use public transportation services including LRT, low floor buses, and community buses.

Seniors on the Go Travel Training

Seniors on the Go Travel Training Program helps seniors feel confidant using Edmonton's transit system. Seniors on the Go is a seasonal program, running June to August every year.

Transit Watch

Online transit pass and ticket purchases

Disabled Adult Transit Service (DATS)

DATS Program and Services

DATS is a door-to-door, shared–ride public transportation service for adults age 16 and older who cannot use regular transit due to a disability.

DATS Fares

Volunteer Drivers

 

Drive Happiness is a collaborative partnership of non-profit organizations in Edmonton and area that connect seniors with volunteer drivers. This service helps seniors with reduced mobility who need affordable accompanied transportation for essential errands.

Consider volunteering as a driver. Providing a senior with the means to manage their mobility and life makes for a happy passenger. You're literally driving happiness. And that's something to smile about.

Contact 780-424-5438 or learn more at www.drivehappiness.ca

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Information Hubs

Senior's Transportation Information Hubs provide a one-stop shop for brochures on transportation for seniors who drive, who want to - or already - use Edmonton Transit, or who are looking for alternative driving options.

Hub Locations

 

Ottewell Place Senior's Residence 6207 92 Avenue
South East Edmonton Seniors Association (SEESA) 9350 82 Street
Edmonton Seniors Centre 11111 Jasper Avenue
Bonnie Doon Shopping Centre, near the Customer Service office 82 Avenue & 83 Street
Mill Woods Senior and Multicultural Centre 2610 Hewes Way
Northwest Edmonton Seniors Society 12963 120 Street
Operation Friendship Seniors Society 9526 106 Avenue
Westend Seniors Activitiy Centre 9629 176 Street
Central Lions Recreation Centre 11113 113 Street
Northgate Lions Seniors Recreation Centre 7524 139 Avenue
Seniors Association of Greater Edmonton (SAGE) 15 Sir Winston Churchill Square - 102A Avenue and 100 Street
Strathcona Place 55+ Centre 10831 University Avenue
Resources

Edmonton Seniors Coordinating Council online Find a Ride Database helps to connect seniors with transportation options.

Seniors Directory of Services

The Seniors Association of Greater Edmonton (SAGE) transportation resources are included on Directory of Seniors Services that can be viewed on the website or picked up from the SAGE centre. To request a copy, call 780-423-5510.

MARD Mobility Guide

For More Information

Telephone

311

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