Council on Aging Minibus & Transportation Options

The Council on Aging is pleased to provide “Curb to Curb” transportation for Melrose residents age 60+. (See additional transportation options)

For Information or to Schedule a Ridegh

  • MONDAY - THURSDAY BETWEEN 8:00am & 12:00pm
    Please call 781-665-4304

           Effective July 1, 2021 the following fee schedule will be in place:

                    Rides inside Melrose: $2.00 per ride/$4.00 round trip

                    Rides outside of Melrose: $4.00 per ride/$8.00 round trip

Support Us-Friends of the Milano Center

Support the Milano Senior Center and the programs and services of the Council on Aging by joining or donating to the Friends.

Your tax-deductible donation may be sent to

Friends of Milano Center, Inc.
C/O Milano Senior Center
201 West Foster Street
Melrose, MA 02176

Other Transporation Options

The Melrose Council on Aging is pleased to provide this list of resources as a courtesy. If you learn that any information below has changed, please contact us at 781-665-4304 and we will update this list.

Malden Taxi781-322-5050Any


NOTE: Collapsible wheelchair ok

Ask for 20%

senior discount


Dial-a-Ride Service

Human Service Transportation Office
617-847-3427Surrounding areas

Current MassHealth recipient

Inability to use MBTA public transportation.

Mystic Valley Elder Services781-324-7705

Dialysis,  chemotherapy, 

or radiation treatment centers

Reside within the MVES area,

age 60+



The RIDE617-337-2727The 62 towns/cities served by the MBTA

A qualifying disability and an interview

THE RIDE will provide transportation for the interview

TRIP Metro North


ext. 346


Friend, neighbors or some family members willing to

drive you in exchange for mileage reimbursement payments


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