Senior Bus Service

GUNNISON: SEVEN DAYS A WEEK – 9 AM  4 PM

The Gunnison Valley RTA is excited to partner with Gunnison Valley Health to provide Senior Transportation Service in Gunnison.

HOW TO GET A RIDE:

  • Call 970.596.6700 7 days a week, 9AM to 4PM to schedule a ride.
  • You must schedule all rides at least 2 hours in advance. In order to provide exceptional service to all community members, we appreciate as much advanced notice as possible.
  • Transportation service is provided 9AM to 4PM daily.

RIDER RULES:

  • To be eligible for Transportation Services you must be 55+ or permanently disabled.
  • We will pick you up for the Young at Heart Senior Lunch Program, programs at Boomers & Beyond, medical appointments, errands, grocery trips, shopping, food pantry, beauty shop, etc.
  • Please schedule your medical appointments between the hours of 10 AM and 3 PM. Call as soon as you know your appointment date and time, so we can better serve your needs.
  • In the event of adverse weather or unsafe transportation conditions, we will cancel Senior Transportation for the day. You will be contacted if you have a scheduled trip.
  • Senior Transportation is a community tax funded program and is not a taxi service. We depend on the cooperation of our riders and serve as many people as possible. This means that you may ride a little longer or get to your appointment a little earlier to help other riders get to their respective appointments. We strive for shared rides.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS:

  • Rides must be scheduled a minimum of 2 hours in advance.
  • Please be ready 15 minutes before your scheduled pick-up time.
  • Rides are scheduled on a first come, first served basis. No preference is given to any individual rider.
  • When scheduling a round-trip, let Senior Transportation know approximately how long you expect to be at your stop; this will allow us to plan your pick-up.
  • An individual trip is considered complete when you are dropped of at your destination.
  • If you must cancel a ride, please call Senior Transportation (970-596-6700) as soon as possible so we can adjust the daily schedule.
  • There is no charge for those 55+ and those with permanent disabilities however donations a gratefully accepted and encouraged.

Do you serve seniors in Gunnison? Use these links to download and print information on the Senior Program in Gunnison:

Newspaper Ad Template

Flyer Template

Senior Brochure  

CRESTED BUTTE: For Senior transportation needs in the Crested Butte area, or for trips to appointments in Montrose and Grand Junction, please contact Barbara at least 24 hours in advance at 970-275-4768 to arrange a ride. Tips for drivers are encouraged.