Transportation Resources in Newton

Springwell’s Information & Referral Department is available to discuss resources for older adults, family caregivers or persons with disabilities. Call Springwell at (617) 926-4100, Monday through Friday, between 9am and 5pm or e-mail

Newton Senior Center    617-796-1660

GoGo Newton is a new transportation program (replacing NewMo on 7/1/2024) for Older Adults (65+) or those living with a disability (18-64) or those on public assistance (18+) or recent NewMo users (60-64). It links riders with carefully vetted and selected Uber and Lyft drivers 24/7 with point-to-point service. Rides are available 24/7, 365 days a year. All rides have to originate or end in Newton and can include travel to many area medical facilities. Wheelchair- accessible vehicles can be arranged 48 hours in advance. All riders must register and complete a verification process online or in person in Newton by appointment. Call for details including ride pricing. 617-796-4646

The RIDE, MBTA Mobility Center    617-337-2727

This service is for persons with disabilities and seniors who are unable to use public transportation independently. Contact the Mobility Center for information or to apply, recertify or set up an interview. Inquire about:

  • The RIDE Flex Program: The RIDE customers can schedule on-demand rides with Uber and Lyft using a smartphone App. Curb-to-curb services and Wheelchair-accessible options.
  • Senior Charlie Cards, TRANSIT App

Abundant Home Health Concierge  617-584-5175

Service provides non-emergency, medical escort transportation to and from medical appointments including post-surgical procedures requiring sedation or anesthesia. Advance booking is preferred. Email:

Real Care Transportation   603-206-4710 Option 1or 2

Service provides non-emergency, medical escort transportation to and from as well as wait during appointments including post-surgical procedures requiring sedation or anesthesia. Specializing in  wheelchair, senior and special needs transportation services. Advance booking preferred.

Our Pleasure2Help 781-862-4300

Non-emergency, medical transportation throughout Boston area and to Boston Hospitals.

BeDriven    800-233-7483

BeDriven® offers shuttle van and car service, by reservation, to and from Boston area health facilities, including hospitals, doctor’s offices, health clinics, rehabilitation facilities, etc. for non-emergency medical appointments.

If you require prescriptions to be filled or equipment picked-up, special arrangements can be made at the time of booking or by contacting a reservation agent prior to pick up.

GoGo Grandparent    855-464-6871

GoGo Grandparent allows a person of any age to use Uber or Lyft without having a smartphone. They can provide transportation to any destination provided the individual can get in and out of the vehicle with minimal assistance. Call GoGo Grandparent and follow the prompts to arrange your ride.

Mass Ride Match

A one-stop searchable directory of public, private & accessible transportation options in MA.

This Springwell program matches seniors age 60 or older with volunteers to drive and/or accompany them to medical appointments in Boston and its western suburbs. To be eligible, an individual needs to be unable to get to medical appointments independently, and able to get in and out of the car with minimal assistance. The individual is responsible for tolls and parking fees. The requested donation is $4.00 each way. Call Springwell at least two or more weeks before the appointment to make your request.