Getting from Point A to Point B is critical for people with disabilities. Whether going to work, making it to medical appointments or visiting with loved ones, it is important to have reliable transportation.
If a personal vehicle is not an option, then, there is public transportation or private transportation services. Depending on a consumer’s income, as well as the distance of their trip, there are various options to consider.
In addition, there is, also, the option of curb-to-curb services for people with physical disabilities. The newly combined Special Fares Program provides a variety of transportation options for senior citizens, people with disabilities and those eligible for reduced fares.
If you live outside of Detroit, then, there is SMART. Similarly, SMART has a fixed route services, as well as a curb-to-curb service. You can view a route map that covers Wayne, Oakland and Macomb Counties for the communities that opted in.
Lastly, there are some transportation services provided by respective cities, usually for senior citizens and some people with disabilities. You can usually get specifics by calling the city that you are inquiring about. Also, there are some private transportation companies that charge varying fares per trip.