Transportation

Home Senior Services Transportation
Senior Transportation Coordinator: Carrie Rafferty
Phone: (708) 403-4222
Email: carrier@orlandtownship.org

Orland Township provides curb-to-curb service to seniors, ages 55 and older, that live within the boundaries of Orland Township. Transportation is available to shopping areas, senior centers and other service providers within Orland Township. Transportation to medical appointments outside Orland Township boundaries may also be arranged. Transportation service is available Monday through Friday from 8:15 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Local rides (including medical rides) within the Township are $6 per person for a round trip. Medical rides outside of the Township are $10 per person for a round trip.

To make a reservation, call (708) 403-4222 between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Monday through Friday. When calling to schedule a ride, have the following passenger information available:

  1. ID number, name, address, and phone number
  2. Number of persons traveling
  3. Date of the trip
  4. The exact street address (and building entrance) of each location (pick-up and drop-off)
  5. For doctor visits or other scheduled appointments, provide appointment time, length of visit, doctor name, address and phone

You may schedule unlimited rides for medical appointments up to one month in advance. All other requests for transportation may be scheduled up to one week in advance. Two non-medical rides per week may be scheduled. A 48-hour advance notice is required for non-medical requests.

If you have special needs, please inform the Transportation Department when scheduling your ride. All clients must be independently mobile; persons not entirely mobile will need to provide their own escort for assistance.

 

Please note, Orland Township is closed the following days for holiday observance and no transportation services will be available:

  • Monday January 17, 2022 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
  • Monday February 21, 2022 President’s Day
  • Friday April 15, 2022 Spring Holiday
  • Monday May 30, 2022 Memorial Day
  • Monday July 4, 2022 Independence Day
  • Monday September 5, 2022 Labor Day
  • Monday October 10, 2022 Columbus Day/ Indigenous Peoples’ Day
  • Thursday November 24, 2022 Thanksgiving Day
  • Friday November 25, 2022 Thanksgiving
  • Friday December 23, 2022 Christmas Eve Day
  • Monday December 26, 2022 Christmas Day
  • Friday December 30, 2022 New Year’s Eve Day