Dracut Senior Center Buses
Reservations call Debbie Lasorsa, Transportation Coordinator
Through a partnership with the Lowell Regional Transit Authority (LRTA), the Senior Center operates 4 buses/vehicles. All Vehicles are wheelchair lift or wheelchair ramp equipped. You are encouraged to book your transportation as soon as you make your doctor’s appointment. It is never too soon to book a ride. Leave a message with your ride request anytime. Scheduling is done on a first come, first serve basis. While we make every effort to accommodate last minute requests, it is not always possible.
Senior Center Shuttle & In Town Destinations
Monday - Thursday: 8:30 AM to 2:30 PM
Fridays – Day Trips
Principle Driver - Sandra Catalano
While primarily used as transportation to and from the Senior Center, this vehicle also is used for shopping and errands around Dracut including hair appointments, pharmacies, banking, and visiting friends.
|$2 round trip (within Dracut) |
Principle Driver - Sandra Catalano
View the monthly newsletter for information on upcoming day trips
|$5 round trip (unless otherwise specified on the newsletter)|
Tuesdays & Thursdays
Principle Driver – Jim Politi
Grocery shopping is done in shifts. The bus is picking up or dropping off other clients while a 2nd group is grocery shopping.
|Tuesdays, Market Basket on Bridge Street||3 shifts: 8:00 AM, 10:30 AM & 1:00 PM|
|Thursday, Market Basket on the Boulevard||1 shift: 8:00 AM|
|$2 round trip|
Local Medical Trips
Monday - Friday: 8:30 AM to 2:00 PM
Principle Drivers – Louanne Brady & Jim Politi
Local medical trips are to appointments in Dracut, Lowell, Chelmsford and as far into Tewksbury as 500 Clark Road.
|Dracut||$2 round trip|
|Lowell||$4 round trip|
|Chelmsford||$5 round trip|
|Limited Tewksbury||$5 round trip|
Distance Medical Trips
Monday - Friday: 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Principle Drivers - David Myers & Vincent Maloney
Transportation to destinations listed below are provided via this smaller, wheelchair ramp equipped, vehicle. This service books quickly as older adults are often scheduling trips to see specialists in Boston hospitals or Lahey 3 to 6 months in advance.
|Greater Boston/Waltham||$20 round trip|
|Winchester/Peabody Danvers||$20 round trip|
|Greater Burlington||$15 round trip|
|Andover/Lawrence||$10 round trip|
|Billerica/Tewksbury Center||$10 round trip|
|Greater Nashua||$10 round trip|
|Tyngsboro/Westford||$10 round trip|
Other Transportation Options Provided by the LRTA
The LRTA services eleven communities providing fixed route bus service for six cities and towns and serves elderly and disabled citizens through the LRTA Road Runner Program.
- Fixed Route Service: The service operates Monday through Saturday. For information on fixed routes visit: Get more information on the Lowell Reginal Transit Authority fixed routes.
- Road Runner Service: The LRTA provides Road Runner transportation on Mondays and Fridays to elderly and disabled Dracut residents from 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM. Must be registered with Road Runner prior to making a reservation. For more information call 978-459-0152 or visit: Lowell Regional Transit Authority Road Runner Senior Services
AgeSpan CareRide Program
CareRide is a subsidized transportation service for non-emergency medical appointments for people 65 and over residing in the Greater Lowell and Greater Haverhill areas. The program provides transportation to doctors’ appointments and health and wellness programs when no other transportation options are available. The program uses Lyft and there is a nominal fee. Discover more AgeSpan Transportation Options