Finding Help : Transportation

A listing of Maine's regional transit agencies and volunteer ridesharing organizations, which provide scheduled bus services along fixed routes and on-call rides to help non-driving seniors get to medical appointments and run errands.

Click on the resource names listed below to view details and contact information

City of Portland Transportation Options

Links to agencies that provide senior transportation assistance.

Coastal Trans Inc.

Provides non-emergency medical transportation for MaineCare eligible riders, as well as services for riders who are elderly, have disabilities, and people with low income. Serves residents of Knox, Lincoln, and Sagadahoc Counties and the towns of Brunswick and Harpswell.

Community Concepts

Offers door-to-door rides to help MaineCare patients and elderly people get to critical medical appointments.

Maine Community Action Association

There are 10 regional Community Action Programs statewide that provide heating assistance, discounted telephone service, and limited transportation services for low-income households.

Waldo Community Action Partners

Provides non-emergency public transportation to low income, elderly, and disabled individuals in Waldo County as well as the general public.

Washington Hancock Community Agency

Transportation assistance including rides to MaineCare covered appointments using agency vehicles and volunteer drivers.

York County Community Action

Also offers scheduled bus and van services for medical and shopping appointments: the WAVE bus, connecting Sanford to Wells and Biddeford 7 days a week; Sanford Transit, running between Springvale and South Sanford 5 days a week;  and the Shoreline Explorer Line 5, from Sanford to Wells Beach 7 days a week.