This section provides information about local and regional transportation programs, listed alphabetically, that may be available to people who are visually impaired. Please note: these are very diverse programs, not all individuals may qualify and not all areas of the state are listed. You will need to contact one of the listed resources to determine whether or not their programs will meet your needs in your locality.
- American Public Transportation Association:
This website provides links to the transportation services available throughout Maine. www.apta.com
- Concord Trailways
Toll Free- 1-800-639-3317 www.concordtrailways.com
- Greyhound National
Toll Free- 1-800-231-2222 www.greyhound.com/company
- Aroostook Regional Transportation
Phone (207) 764-1290 www.state.me.us/mdot/opt/transit/counties.htm#AROOSTOOK
- Bangor Area Transit
BAT Phone (207) 947-0536 www.bgrme.org
- Bath Shuttle Bus
Operated by the City of Bath, provides public, fixed route, bus service in the City of Bath. City Bus operates Monday through Friday. Phone (207) 443-8363
- Community Concepts Inc.
Provides transportation services through a community-based volunteer driver network; as well as, agency van service in the cities of Lewiston and Auburn. CCI also provides contractual transportation services.
• Lewiston Phone (207) 795-6073
• Wilton Phone (207) 779-0594
• South Paris Phone (207) 743-6905
- Coastal Trans, Inc. (CTI)
(Knox, Lincoln and Sagadahoc Counties as well as Brunswick and Harpswell.) Brunswick: Phone (207) 443-6207 Toll Free 1- 800-444-6207 Rockland: Phone (207) 596-6605 Toll Free 1-800-289-6605
- Downeast Transportation
(Hancock County) Phone (207) 667-5796
- FISH program
(Friends In Service Helping) (Serves parts of York County) Volunteer program used for medical appointments as well as social activities such as a beauty/barber shop appointment. Contact: Barbara Oppliger Phone (207) 967-8514
- Freeport Transit, Inc.
A private, for-profit corporation that provides public transportation services in Cumberland County. Freeport Transit provides door-to-door services utilizing agency vans for Maine Care eligible appointments. Freeport Transit operates Monday through Friday. Phone (207) 865-9400 or (207) 865-9494
- Hancock County
Faith in Action Community Connection provides volunteer drivers for doctors appointments and shopping to persons over the age of 55. Some exceptions are made for persons with disabilities under the age of 55. Call 664-6016 for more information
- Independent Transportation Network (ITN)
(Greater Portland area) Money is removed on a monthly basis from a personal account to pay for the drivers. Covers a fifteen mile radius of Portland. Phone (207) 854-0505. http://itnportland.org
- Kennebec Valley Community Action Program (KVCAP)
KV Van Service provides demand response service through the use of agency vans. KVCAP’s Friend and Family program will reimburse mileage to a family member or a friend using their personal car for Maine Care eligible appointments. Phone-1-800-542-8227 or KV Transit Service, in the greater Waterville and Augusta areas. Phone (207) 622-4761 Skowhegan: Phone (207) 474-8487 or 1-800-542-8227 Waterville: phone (207) 877-5677 www.kvcap.org/kvtrans/index.html
- MCH Transportation Coupon Program
The Transportation Coupon Program was created by MCH to help expand the transportation options available to people with disabilities in its service area. The program uses grant money from the federal government, as well as some local funding to subsidize transportation from taxis by a reduction of 50%.
- Lewiston- Auburn regional transportation
Operates Mondays through Fridays. Phone (207) 777-4563
- Portland Metro
City bus provides transportation throughout the city of Portland as well as service to South Portland, Falmouth and Westbrook. Phone (207) 774-0351 www.gpmetrobus.com
- Regional Transportation Program (RTP)
(Cumberland County) A private, non-profit corporation that provides public transportation services in Cumberland County. RTP provides door-to-door service utilizing agency buses and vans, volunteer drivers, and the family and friends’ reimbursement program for Maine Care eligible appointments. RTP operates a commuter service from Portland and Westbrook to BIW in Bath. RTP also provides the ADA complementary para-transit service for METRO and South Portland Bus Service. Commuter and Demand response Service Phone (207)774-2666 www.rtprides.org/
- Shuttle Bus
(Biddeford, Saco and Old Orchard Beach) For 25 years, the ShuttleBus has served Southern Maine residents with a convenient and affordable public transportation network. We offer ShuttleBus Tri-Town Service within Biddeford, Saco and Old Orchard Beach. We also offer the ShuttleBus Intercity Service that connects the Tri-Towns with Scarborough, South Portland and Portland. Phone (207) 282-5408 www.shuttlebus-zoom.com
- South Portland Bus Service
Owned and operated by the City of South Portland, provides public fixed-route transit service in South Portland, the Maine Mall area and downtown Portland. South Portland Bus Service operates Monday through Saturday. Phone (207)767-5556
- The Lynx
(Penobscot and Piscataquis counties) The Lynx provides transportation services for residents of Penobscot and Piscataquis Counties. All transportation is by appointment. We need to hear from you two full business days prior to your appointment. Phone (207) 973-3695 in the Bangor area or 1-866-853-5969 outside of the Bangor area. www.penquis.org
- West's Coastal Connections
(Washington County) Phone (207) 546-2823 or 1-800-596-2823
- Washington/Hancock Community Action
Limited to people who have Medicaid. Phone (207) 664-2424 www.whcacap.org
- York County Community Action
The Transportation Program’s primary purpose is to promote self-sufficiency by providing York County residents with a means to get to work and/or services and resources which otherwise would not be accessible. Services are provided throughout York County, with reduced rates or free service available to eligible individuals. Phone Numbers: Phone (207) 324-5762 or 1-800-965-5762 or (207) 459-9283 WAVE http://www.yccac.org/
- York senior center
Has a Transportation Program. Phone (207)363-1036
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