Senior Transportation

Transportation is available for senior citizens who live in Kent County for medical appointments, grocery shopping, socialization and other services through Kent County Senior Millage Ride Link and ITP (Interurban transit). Transportation services are offered free of charge with a suggested donation of $2.00 per trip. These donations go directly back into the program to help continue providing transportation.


MDOT (Michigan Department of Transportation) Interurban Transit Partnership Service

The program provides transportation services to medical appointments or some recreational visits. The program is funded by MDOT through the Interurban Transit Partnership with The Rapid

Eligibility

  • For seniors (60 and above) or under 60 with a diagnosed disability
  • Must reside in Kent County
  • Applicant should present their ID, Social Security Card and Proof Income
  • If applicant is under 60, must present proof of disability such as award letter for Supplemental Security Income (SSI) or Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI)
  • Transportation provided to medical appointments, grocery shopping, socialization, and other services
  • Suggested donation of $2.00
  • Applicant schedules transportation by contacting KCCA.

MDOT registration is done in our office by appointment only.


Kent County Senior Millage RideLink

RideLink is a network of area transportation providers who offers transportation to any destination, including doctor visits, recreational visits, and shopping trips within Kent County. RideLink is Funded by the Kent County Senior Millage.

Eligibility

  • Applicant must be 60 or older
  • Must Reside in Kent County
  • Present ID, Social Security Card, and Proof of Income
  • Household income at or below 200% of the federal poverty guidelines
  • Transportation provided to medical appointment, grocery shopping, socialization, and other services

Registration for Ridelink services is done through The Rapid or online.

Applicant has to call RideLink’s call center to schedule transportation.