Transportation

ImageTransportation

To help you get around the town and the state, whether for appointments, shopping, hospital visits or just visiting, we can connect you to transportation that’s needed. Here’s a listing. And if you have questions, please call our transportation coordinator, Melissa Smith at 401-268-1590.

Town of North Kingstown Transportation Services

Within town only Shopping Schedule

State Transportation Services

RIDE (Department of Elderly Affairs) RIPTA Bus Pass Program RIPTA Service for Americans with Disabilities

Volunteer Transportation Services

Friends in Service to Humanity (FISH)

South County Hospital

North Kingstown Transportation Services

Within town only: Call Melissa at 401-268-1590 to schedule.

To: Beechwood House, shopping, and medical in North KIngstown (pharmacy, office visits, labs, etc.).

When: Monday through Friday between 10:30 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.

*We cannot guarantee arrival to appointments prior to 10:30 a.m.

Who: North Kingstown residents 55+ Fee: No charge

ImageShopping schedule: Call Melissa at 401-268-1590 to schedule.

To: Stop and Shop Plaza – Tuesday mornings from your home.

To: Dave’s Marketplace in Wickford –Thursday mornings from your home.

To: Wal-Mart – 1:00pm 2nd and 4th  Wednesday of the month from the Senior Center.

State Transportation Services

Logisticare at 1-855-330-9131

For: Medical appointments to town or out of town medical appointments, therapy, cancer treatments, kidney dialysis, adult day care, physical therapy and meal site lunches.

Who: 60+ or handicapped who meet certain criteria

Fee: $2.00 per trip/$4.00 round trip.

Two business days prior to appointment to secure ride.

ImageRIPTA Bus Pass Program

Call 401-784-9500 or visit Ripta.com for information

RIPTA Services for Americans with Disabilities Act

(ADA Paratransit Services) Call 401-784-9553 or visit http://www.ripta.com/ada

For: People with disabilities Where: All existing RIPTA service routes with door to door service within .75 mile of a regular bus stop.

Fee: Rate is twice the standard bus rate

Volunteer Transportation

Friends in Service to Humanity (FISH) Call 401-295-1121

For: Medical and social service appointments for North Kingstown or Exeter residents.

Where: Statewide

Fee: No charge (Donations appreciated)

South County Hospital Call 401-782-8020 Ext: 1178

What: Wave van will transport to and from hospital only

Fee: No charge (Donations appreciated)