Category: Planning & Information

Temporary program in place to support former Busy Bee customers in Greater Boston

A company called Busy Bee once provided low-cost or free medical transportation during business hours to seniors throughout Greater Boston. Unfortunately, last month, they announced that they were going out of business effective immediately. This announcement left many seniors struggling to get to their medical appointments. Springwell is the Area

Massachusetts RMV identification cards

Are you worried that giving up your driver’s license will leave you without legal identification?  Fear not! Seniors who do not have a Massachusetts driver’s license can get a Massachusetts ID card from the Registry of Motor Vehicles. Massachusetts ID cards look similar to driver’s licenses; however, they do not extend any driving privileges. This

What are some non-driving transportation options for seniors?

On June 16th, 2016, five panelists gathered at the Brookline Senior Center to share with the public their expertise and experienced getting around without driving. The panelists all use a combination of various options, including walking, cycling, taking the T, riding the bus, using The RIDE, and using ride-hailing apps