Transportation

Transportation

If you are age 60 or older and a resident of the Town of North Hempstead you are eligible for the Project Independence taxi transportation program.

The Town provides FREE food shopping transportation twice a week to designated shopping centers in the Town on weekdays between 10AM and 2PM. The days of the week vary by community. The Town also provides discounted taxi rides for non-emergency medical, dental and treatment appointments within the Town of North Hempstead, as well as some frequently visited destinations outside the Town, seven days a week.

Some bus transportation is also available to senior centers and Town-sponsored recreational events.

Call 311 or 869-6311 at least one day in advance to schedule a ride or for more information.

Project Independence Transportation Program Brochure