Seniors 65 or older

Who qualifies for the Senior Shared ride program?
Anyone who is 65 or older and a resident of Bradford, Sullivan or Tioga Counties of Pennsylvania and is registered with EMTA qualifies to ridethe Senior Shared ride program.

How to Register for EMTA Senior Service:
In order to use the door to door shared ride service for Seniors you must be registered with EMTA. To register with EMTA fill out the Eligibility form. Download page one here.You may go to one of our offices and fill out the form or call usat1-800-242-3484 and we will complete the Eligibility form for you over the phone. Then mail it to you for your signature.

You will need to sign the Eligibility form and return it to EMTA with proof of your age.

Proof of Age
Photocopy any of the following for proof of age and send it along with your eligibility form to EMTA.

  • Birth Certificate
  • Baptismal Certificate
  • Drivers License
  • Pace Card
  • State Id
  • Armed Forces Discharge Papers
  • Passport or Naturalization Papers
  • Veterans Universal Access ID Card

How to Schedule your trip
Scheduling your trip with EMTA is easy. After you are registered with EMTA

  1. Call us at 1-800-242-3484 between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.
  2. Give the trip details - Tell the EMTA representative your name, where you need to go, and what time you need to arrive at your destination. Also tell us what time you wish to be picked up to return home.
  3. Please call no later than 11 a.m. the business day before you wish to travel.You may call your reservation up to one month in advance.
  4. All appointments are to be made before 1 p.m.

Door to Door Shared ride
Remember Senior door to door service is a shared ride program and not a taxi.You will be sharing the vehicle with other riders, so trips may take longer than in a private automobile and we may need you to adjust your appointment times to insure on-time arrival for everyone.

For most convenient service make your appointments between the hours of  8a.m. and 1 p.m. All appointments must be made before 1 p.m.

Seniors with Transit ID card may ride the Blue Bus Free.

Out of service Medical Appointments
EMTA provides door to door Medical Appointments outside EMTA's service areaon certain days of the week. Days are indicated by this sign:


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