Senior Resources

Transportation Services

Seniors age 60 and older can access transportation from a variety of providers.

  1. Colonie Senior Service Centers, Inc.
    12 Metro Park Road Suite 103 Albany, NY 12205 | (518) 459-6064
    HOURS: Monday-Friday, 8am - 4pm.
    • Transportation for Town of Colonie residents age 60 and over.
    • Suggested voluntary contribution is $5 (each way).
    • Appointments should be scheduled 3-4 days in advance.
    • Wheelchair service is available.
    * Funded in part by the Town of Colonie.
  2. Albany County Dept. for Aging Transportation - ACCESS
    Keep in mind:
    Town residents should contact Colonie Senior Service Centers Inc. prior to utilizing Access Transportation Services.
  3. American Cancer Society Road to Recovery
    1 Penny Lane, Latham, NY 12110 | (518) 220-6901
    HOURS: Monday-Friday, 8:30am - 4:30pm.
    • Car transportation for ambulatory persons for any cancer-related chemo/radiation appointments.
    • Please call 5 business days in advance to schedule appointment.
    • No rides on weekends.
  4. CDTA Star Bus Paratransit
    Provides alternative transportation to people whom at certain times cannot use, or have substantial difficulty using, the CDTA fixed-route bus system because of a disability or impairment. For registrations, certification & application, please contact CDTA directly.
    • Reservations are taken up to 14 days in advance from 9am-8pm, and must be made no later than 5 p.m. the day before your trip.
    • Fares $2.50 each way & is due upon boarding and is payable in cash, STAR trip tickets.
    • Curb to curb service for disabled residents.
  5. Albany County Medicaid Transportation
    • Must have Medicaid.
    • Must schedule 24 hours in advance of medical appointment.
  6. Ambulette Services
Additional Resources
  • Half Fare CDTA Navigator card
    (518) 437-6875 x3
    • Must be 65+ and disabled.
    • Either call or visit their website for guidelines & how to obtain.
  • Driver Safety Program
    For senior drivers Driver Safety Program is an 8-hour classroom refresher that can help you learn the effects of aging on driving and ways to adjust. Classes are held from 9:00am - 3:45pm. Please contact Roger Dames, CSSC’s Driver Fitness Coordinator at (518) 459-2857, ext. 326.
  • Caring for Older Drivers
    “When You Are Concerned: A handbook for families, friends and caregivers worried about the safety of an aging driver” call (518) 474-7158 for more information.
  • Drivers with medical conditions
    If you have concerns about a driver because of their medical condition, any concerned individual or the person's Doctor can notify NYS Department of Motor Vehicles of a possible condition and request a driver review. For more information about the process see form DS-6 or DS-7 Physicians Requests for review.
    To download the DMV forms follow this link.
    Forms can also be obtained at:
    224 South Pearl St.
    Albany, NY 12202


Senior Resources Department
Located At 12 Metro Park Road Suite 103
Albany, NY 12205