SPECIAL TRANSPORTATION SERVICES
American Red Cross
182 North Harrison Street
Princeton, NJ 08540
The Princeton area chapter provides individual rides and fixed route service to medical appointments and shopping centers, plus special trips. Seniors and individuals with disabilities may make reservations for either service.
380 Whiterspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 08542
Transportation for Princeton Borough and Township residents 62 years and older.
Greater Mercer Ride Provide
13 Roszel Road, Suite 101
Princeton, NJ 08540
Greater Mercer Ride Provide is a nonprofit community-based transportation service for seniors 65 and older and visually impaired adults within Mercer County. There is not restriction with the destination, trip purpose, or frequency of its members rides within the service area.
Annual membership is $35 for individuals or $50 for family memberships. Ride fees are based on a zone system. Each zone is roughly equal to one municipality in Mercer County. When traveling within a zone the fee is $6, when traveling to a neighboring zone the fee is $10, when traveling to a further zone the ride is $15. All rides are one way rides. There is a $5 extra fee for rides before 8 a.m. and after 8 p.m. Member can get a 15% discount by ride sharing. Trips should be reserved at least two business days in advance.
Interfaith Caregivers Trenton/Faith in Action, Inc. (ICT)
229 Lawrence Road
Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
ICT is dedicated to promoting the independence and dignity of homebound elderly and people with disabilities. ICT provides transportation to appointments.
Medicaid Medical Transportation Services
Mercer County Board of Social Services (MCBOSS)
200 Woolverton Street
PO Box 1450
Trenton, NJ 08650-2099
Medicaid pays for medical transportation services for Medicaid eligible consumers, including trips for physician/dentist visits, hospital and lab services, prosthetic/orthotic services, counseling, and rehabilitation services.
New Jersey Council on Special Transportation (COST)
The Site was designed to assist individuals not familiar with what transportation services are available. COST represents the majority of specialized and community transit operations in the State of New Jersey. The types of transportation advocated by COST include services for senior citizens, persons with disabilities, low income, welfare to work and job access. Transportation services may include but is not limited to: non-emergency medical appointments, dialysis, physical and mental therapy, competitive and non-competitive work sites, nutrition sites, food shopping, Medicaid transportation, social and recreational activities, etc.
NJ Find A Ride
NJ Find A Ride contains information about a variety of public and private transportation options, availability and costs. This website provides links and phone numbers to transportation resources in New Jersey and helps users better understand the range of accessible transportation services.
Transportation Resources to Aid the Disadvantage and Elderly
300 Scotch Road, Building #1
Trenton, NJ 08628
609-275-2929- Princeton/Hightstown Area
Residents who suffer from speech or hearing loss may access the New Jersey Relay services by dialing 711.
TRADE provides door to door transportation services to residents of Mercer County who are:
Senior citizens (60+) or
People with disabilities
Trips are grouped into the following categories:
Subscription: trips that are provided on an ongoing basis such as employment, dialysis, nutrition sites, rehabilitation sites, radiation, etc.
Demand Response: trips that are provided on an as-needed basis such as doctor appointments, out-patient clinics, beauty parlors, shopping, etc.
Transportation is provided free to eligible Mercer Count residents.