Since 1977, Five Town Regional Dial-A-Ride has been serving the towns of Butler, Kinnelon, Lincoln Park, Pequannock Township, and Riverdale. During that time Dial-A-Ride has traveled over 4,000,000 miles and transported over 850,000 clients. Approximately 20% of our budget is funded through a grant by the Morris County Board of Chosen Freeholders.
We do not accept same day appointments.
The client must be registered with the service prior to reserving a trip.
A minimum of 72 hours’ notice is required for all trips.
Appointment reservations can be made by calling 973-835-8885. Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Dial-A-Ride is available to residents who are 60 and older or 18 and older that have a physical or mental disability that includes functional limitations. We may also be able to provide transportation for people temporarily disabled by illness or injury with no alternate means of transportation.
Transportation is provided to eligible residents for NON-EMERGENCY medical appointments, nutrition sites, shopping, social services, recreational activities, and visitation provided space is available. Priority will be given to Medical trips first.
MEDICAID RECIPIENTS: MEDICAL TRIPS ARE PROVIDED BY LOGISTICARE: 1-866-527-9934
Eligible Medicaid recipients may use Dial-A-Ride for non-medical transportation.
TYPE OF SERVICE
Dial-A-Ride provides curb to curb service to our passengers (the driver will wait at the curb and will beep the horn to notify you of their presence). Central pickup points are encouraged for group activities. Passengers requiring special assistance must notify the dispatcher of their special need. All mobility impaired persons requiring the use of a wheelchair or other mobility device must have a ramp or access to the ground level in order for Dial-A-Ride to provide service.
A person is considered transportation disabled if, by reason of illness, injury, age, congenital malfunctions, or other permanent or temporary incapacity or disability, they exhibit persistent, marked restriction of daily activities and/or serious impairment of social functioning. A Certificate of Eligibility may be required, if under 60 years of age.
A wheelchair lift vehicle is available for the disabled. If you have the need for this specific type vehicle or cannot board a bus and can only manage a smaller vehicle, please inform the dispatcher when making the appointment.