Daily Ride to the Center!
Ask about transportation for any programming. Cost is $3.00 one way and $5.00 roundtrip.
Contact Carol Howe or call (978) 623-8323 for other options. Andover residents only.
A volunteer service providing transportation to and from medical appointments within the Merrimack Valley and Greater Boston areas. Once accepted in the program, one week advance notice is required. Because the current donation pricing does not cover the cost of the trips, increased pricing will start in February. All current med- trans clients will be mailed a letter with new pricing.
Contact Carol for more details and donation information at (978)623-8323
Weekly Grocery Shopping
Wednesdays, $6 round trip.
Door-to-Door Service. We pick you up at your house and bring you home. Price is for transportation only.
Rte 114 Plaza/Market Basket. Contact Carol Howe at (978 - 623-8323)
Monday Fun Trips
10:00am - 2:00pm; $10. Call Carol (978-623- 8323)
Sign up to reserve your seat on the bus.
* North Reading
Walmart/Marshalls/Dollar Store/Subway…You know the drill, come shop, eat, take a ride with friends….Let’s get out and have fun!
Monday, March 6
We are going to Wegmans in Burlington. It’s a huge, interesting shopping/lunch place to explore. We will also go to H-Mart, an expansive Asian market with a wide variety of traditional Asian products and foods to try and buy! Pick a place, Wegmans or H-Mart and we will take you there!
Monday, March 20
Transportation Around Town
New Thursday Townie Trips
Starting in January 2017, The Center will offer new Thursday Andover Townie trips: travel in town between 9:30 am and 2:30 pm. Want to get your hair done, go out to lunch, go to a friend’s house or go to the library? The cost is $4 one way or $7 round trip, with a minimum of a one hour stay at your destination. Book by Noon on Tuesday. Contact Carol at (978)623- 8323;
Thursdays, $4.00 one way; $7.00 round trip
If you have questions, call Carol at 978-623-8323. Please bring your primary source of identification with you in order to apply for a card.
Merrimack Valley Regional Transit Authority: Shuttle Bus, Rte 21
Downtown Andover; scheduled stops at Doctors Park, Shawsheen Plaza, The Center at Punchard, Andover Commons, Frye Circle, and Chestnut Court/Grandview Terrace complex. The bus can also be flagged along the route. Available to all; there is no charge for persons age 60+ or with a disability. Click here for schedule.
MVRTA Special Services
Advance reservation services, which must be booked at least one to two days in advance depending on the services you are requesting.
A curb to curb service for those over 60 and persons with a disability. All participants must be certified through the MVRTA Office of Special Services.
Trips within Andover are presently $3.00/each way.
Coupon books good for 10 rides are available at The Center at Punchard for $20.00.
For additional information, contact the MVRTA Office of Special Services:
phone: (978) 469-6878, select Option 3
email: Special Services
Additional information, schedules, and applications are also available at The Center.