Other Transportation Resources


THE RIDE from the MBTA                          


  • Medically eligible riders need to submit an application with documentation of disability of more than six months duration
  • Hours of operation are Sunday-Saturday same times as the regularly scheduled MBTA transportation.
  • Services provided at a nominal fee

MBTA Bus                       

617-222-3200; TTY 617-222-5146

  • Bus service between Bedford, Lexington, Arlington , and Alewife.

Bedford Coach


  • Local private pay cab service


Bedford Neighbor Brigade     https://www.neighborbrigade.org/

  • Volunteers helping neighbors in sudden crisis over a short time period
  • Rides to Chemotherapy, dog walking, home delivered meals

Email: [email protected] to connect with Amy Mason, local leader of the Bedford Chapter.

American Cancer Society/Ride to Recovery  


  • Mon-Fri 9AM- 1PM – phone hours
  • Rides by volunteers to cancer treatment centers

Armstrong Ambulance/Chair Car


  • Ambulance transportation accepting Medicare/Medicaid

Palms Pride INC

(781) 373-3460 or (978) 667-6203

  • Private pay
  • All medical appointments including hospital discharge, chemotherapy, dialysis, physical therapy and more.
  • Caregiver to wait at appointment/non-medical if needed
  • Non-Medical trips, long distance, airports, family events etc.
  • Family run business and door through door service   

SCM Community Transportation               


  • Wheelchair accessible transportation to medical appointments. A fee is charged.

Alter-Ride Van Service                              


  • Wheelchair accessible. Private, fee charged. Call to arrange rides.
  • To Medical Appts. (non-ambulance)
  • No age restriction

Bedford Council on Aging Wheels of Life Program


  • Limited taxi rides funded by Carleton-Willard Village. Bedford residents 60+ who have no other means of transportation and who are able to enter and leave vehicle unassisted are eligibile.

American Cancer Society Ride to Recovery                          

781-894-6633, x. 2631

  • Offers rides by volunteers to cancer treatment centers.
  • Call to arrange rides.


Various local churches

  • Transportation by volunteers
  • Contact individual church

Bedford and Beyond

  • Amtrak
  • BLT
  • Bedford Bike Share
  • DASH
  • Hanscom Field
  • Logan Airport
  • MBTA