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Transportation

 

MOBILITY MANAGER

 

Older adults riding bus

The Mobility Manager is responsible for building awareness of current transportation services and helping to improve these services for the older adult population. Although the Mobility Manager will not be providing direct transportation, she is available to assist older adults in finding existing transportation through the Transportation Call Center (M-F, 8am-5pm).

Phone:  919-717-1853

Email: eapicella@orangecountync.gov

                                             

 

TRANSPORTATION AGENCIES

 

Wheelchair bound senior is assisted onto an OPT bus by the driver and a caregiver.Orange County Public Transportation (OPT)

Providing the Hillsborough Circulator, routes to the Senior Centers, routes between Hillsborough and Chapel Hill (420 route), and medical transportation.

Chapel Hill Transit (CHT)

Buses serving the towns of Chapel Hill and Carrboro and a route between Hillsborough and Chapel Hill (420 route).

EZRider

Provides a paratransit service for eligible riders who have physical or mental impairments and a Senior Shuttle that takes all Seniors to shopping areas, the library, and Seymour Center in the Chapel Hill/Carrboro area.

 

Triangle Transit

Regional bus and shuttle services.

GoTriangle

A partnership of public transportation agencies to help residents easily find transportation information.

 

 

TRANSPORTATION RESOURCES

 

Orange County Older Adult Transportation Guide:

A quick guide to help older adults find the resource to meet their transportation needs.

Orange County Transportation Leaders:

A listing of key public officials and transportation leaders with contact information and photographs.

Older female driver giving a "thumbs up" to safe driving.Tips to stay safe on the road:

Growing older doesn't automatically make you a bad driver, but age does bring changes that can affect your driving ability.

Tips to prepare for a sensitive conversation about driving:

If you think that an older family member could be dangerous behind the wheel, it's important to deal with the issue sooner rather than later.

 

Check out this video on how to ride a bus by GoTriangle: