Transportation

  • Broome County Transit
    • everyone boarding the bus must wear a mask
    • will resume collecting fares on Monday, June 15. 
    • City Buses
      • seating will be limited to reduce possible transmission of COVID-19
      • beginning 6/15, front door access will be available again
    • OFA Mini Bus (607) 763-8747
      • all senior housing shopper buses are canceled due to “social distancing” rules. Only two people on the bus at a time (in addition to the driver).
        • Call (607) 763-8747 to make a reservation to ride the bus
        • Reservations can be made Mon-Fri 8 AM to 4 PM at least one day in advance
      • Starting 6/15/20, the OFA mini bus will resume regular hours (9 am - 4 pm, Monday - Friday).
    • BC Lift
      • Limiting number of riders on the bus
  • Deposit Foundation
    • Have suspended transportation services
  • Rural Health Network of South Central New York
    • All staff are working remotely but are still operating business as usual. 
    • GetThere Call Center (855) 373-4040
      • Connection to Care
        • provides financial assistance for individuals without Medicaid for transportation to medical appointments.
        • During the Covid-19 Pandemic, Getthere can provide transportation to pick up prescriptions, food, and other essential goods and services clients may need. Delivery services are also available for food and prescriptions when a client can't travel, or it is not safe for them to travel.
      • Medicaid Voucher Program- a referral based program that can assist with transportation to health related needs not covered by Medicaid.
        • Still running
      • Transportation to Employment- referral based program- helps in short term with transportation to work toward finding a sustainable way to get to work
        • Providing “van pool” service to for United Methodist Homes staff