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Free Transportation for Seniors in Alaska

By Maurice

Free Transportation for Seniors in Alaska

If you're looking for free transportation for seniors in Alaska, you’re in the right place!

This page is a complete resource for free transportation for the elderly in the state of Alaska.

Check out the resources below, and if you have a resource to add, please contact us!


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Map of Free Transportation for Seniors in Alaska


List of Free Transportation for Seniors in Alaska

Program Description:

AnchorRIDES is a shared ride service providing trips in compliance with various funding sources, including ADA transportation service to people with disabilities that prevent them from using our fixed route 

system; senior citizens age 60 and over; and other coordinated trips. Individuals may be eligible for AnchorRIDES under multiple funding sources. 

Each funding source has unique criteria.
Senior Transportation is provided with funding and guidelines from the Older Americans Act.


  • Service Area: Anchorage, Municipality of Anchorage
  • Transportation Services Provided: Medical, Healthcare, Pharmacy
  • Eligibility Criteria: The following are eligible to receive transportation: When you arrive at the golden age of sixty (60) years old, or are the spouse of a sixty year old.
  • Application Details: TO SIGN UP/SCHEDULE FOR RIDES:
    You can complete the AnchorRIDES Senior Citizen Transportation Application online:

Program Description:

The Salvation Army is an evangelical part of the universal Christian Church. Our message is based on the Bible, our ministry is motivated by the love of God, and our mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ as we meet human needs in His name without discrimination.

Every program we offer is rooted in our passion to serve God by serving the lost, the vulnerable, the needy, the poor, the hurting, the helpless, and the hopeless.

The Salvation Army Older Alaskans Program provides home-delivered meals, group meal sites, and assisted transportation to seniors and people with disabilities in need in the Anchorage area


  • Service Area: Anchorage
  • Transportation Services Provided: N/A
  • Eligibility Criteria: The following are eligible to receive transportation: 1- A person must be at least age 60.
  • Application Details: TO SIGN UP/SCHEDULE FOR RIDES:
    You can complete the AnchorRIDES Senior Citizen Transportation Application online:

Program Description:

Catholic Community Service (CCS) is a comprehensive, mission-driven social service agency dedicated to reaching out to persons and families in need throughout Southeast Alaska. 

Our desire to serve others is at the heart of our mission and is rooted in Catholic Social Teachings. 

CCS provides an array of quality services ranging from children and families, seniors and adults with disabilities, and to people who need in-home care and/or end-of-life palliative care.

CCS was founded under the oversight of Bishop Francis Hurley by six Jesuit Volunteers who opened the St. Ann's Child Care Center in January 1973 to serve the poor and vulnerable families of Juneau. Today CCS celebrates its 45th anniversary with a $10 million budget,150 employees and over 200 volunteers providing comprehensive services to:

  • Seniors and adults with disabilities through the Southeast Senior Services (SESS) division;
  • Children and families through the Children and Family Services (CFS) division; 
  • and People who need in-home skilled nursing care and end-of-life services through the Hospice and Home Care of Juneau (HHCJ) division.

Southeast Senior Services provides seniors with door-to-door transportation services in the Southeast Alaskan communities of Angoon, Craig, Haines, Hoonah, Hydaburg, Kake, Ketchikan, Klawock, Klukwan, Saxman, Sitka, Skagway, Wrangell, and Yakutat.

Most of the transportation is operated out of the local senior centers who receive Nutrition, Transportation and Support Services grant money from the Alaska Division of Senior and Disabilities Services.

We have developed a fleet of lift-equipped vehicles in each of these communities so that seniors with disabilities have access to community resources. We collaborate with other agencies to offer the best care possible to the special persons we serve.


  • Service Area: Angoon, Alaska
  • Transportation Services Provided: Shopping assistance and other errands.
  • Eligibility Criteria: The following are eligible to receive transportation: 1- Seniors age 60 and older and to disabled residents of any age.
  • Application Details: TO SIGN UP/SCHEDULE FOR RIDES:
  • Other Details:
  • Hours of Service: Monday though Friday 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM.
  • Donations encouraged.

Program Description:

Catholic Community Service (CCS) is a comprehensive, mission-driven social service agency dedicated to reaching out to persons and families in need throughout Southeast Alaska. 

Our desire to serve others is at the heart of our mission and is rooted in Catholic Social Teachings.

CCS provides an array of quality services ranging from children and families, seniors and adults with disabilities, and to people who need in-home care and/or end-of-life palliative care.

CCS was founded under the oversight of Bishop Francis Hurley by six Jesuit Volunteers who opened the St. Ann's Child Care Center in January 1973 to serve the poor and vulnerable families of Juneau. Today CCS celebrates its 45th anniversary with a $10 million budget,150 employees and over 200 volunteers providing comprehensive services to:

  • Seniors and adults with disabilities through the Southeast Senior Services (SESS) division;
  • Children and families through the Children and Family Services (CFS) division; 
  • and People who need in-home skilled nursing care and end-of-life services through the Hospice and Home Care of Juneau (HHCJ) division.

Southeast Senior Services provides seniors with door-to-door transportation services in the Southeast Alaskan communities of Angoon, Craig, Haines, Hoonah, Hydaburg, Kake, Ketchikan, Klawock, Klukwan, Saxman, Sitka, Skagway, Wrangell, and Yakutat.

Most of the transportation is operated out of the local senior centers who receive Nutrition, Transportation and Support Services grant money from the Alaska Division of Senior and Disabilities Services.

We have developed a fleet of lift-equipped vehicles in each of these communities so that seniors with disabilities have access to community resources. We collaborate with other agencies to offer the best care possible to the special persons we serve.


  • Service Area: Craig & Klawock, Alaska
  • Transportation Services Provided:
  • To and from the Hollis Ferry terminal.
  • Transportation from Hydaburg to Craig and Klawock.
  • Shopping assistance and other errands.
  • Eligibility Criteria: The following are eligible to receive transportation: 1- Seniors age 60 and older and to disabled residents of any age.
  • Application Details: TO SIGN UP/SCHEDULE FOR RIDES:
  • Other Details:
  • Monday through Friday, 8:00am—3:00pm.
  • Transportation from Hydaburg to Craig and Klawock is offered to seniors over the age of 60 on Thursdays from 9:00am—4:30pm.
  • Donations encouraged.

Program Description:

Catholic Community Service (CCS) is a comprehensive, mission-driven social service agency dedicated to reaching out to persons and families in need throughout Southeast Alaska. 

Our desire to serve others is at the heart of our mission and is rooted in Catholic Social Teachings.

CCS provides an array of quality services ranging from children and families, seniors and adults with disabilities, and to people who need in-home care and/or end-of-life palliative care.

CCS was founded under the oversight of Bishop Francis Hurley by six Jesuit Volunteers who opened the St. Ann's Child Care Center in January 1973 to serve the poor and vulnerable families of Juneau. Today CCS celebrates its 45th anniversary with a $10 million budget,150 employees and over 200 volunteers providing comprehensive services to:

  • Seniors and adults with disabilities through the Southeast Senior Services (SESS) division;
  • Children and families through the Children and Family Services (CFS) division; 
  • and People who need in-home skilled nursing care and end-of-life services through the Hospice and Home Care of Juneau (HHCJ) division.

Southeast Senior Services provides seniors with door-to-door transportation services in the Southeast Alaskan communities of Angoon, Craig, Haines, Hoonah, Hydaburg, Kake, Ketchikan, Klawock, Klukwan, Saxman, Sitka, Skagway, Wrangell, and Yakutat.

Most of the transportation is operated out of the local senior centers who receive Nutrition, Transportation and Support Services grant money from the Alaska Division of Senior and Disabilities Services.

We have developed a fleet of lift-equipped vehicles in each of these communities so that seniors with disabilities have access to community resources. We collaborate with other agencies to offer the best care possible to the special persons we serve.


  • Service Area: Haines & Klukwan, Alaska
  • Transportation Services Provided: Shopping assistance and other errands.
  • Eligibility Criteria: The following are eligible to receive transportation: 1- Seniors age 60 and older and to disabled residents of any age.
  • Application Details: TO SIGN UP/SCHEDULE FOR RIDES:
  • Other Details:
  • Monday through Thursday 8:30 AM —2:30 PM.
  • ADA lift accessible.
  • Donations encouraged.

Program Description:

Catholic Community Service (CCS) is a comprehensive, mission-driven social service agency dedicated to reaching out to persons and families in need throughout Southeast Alaska. 

Our desire to serve others is at the heart of our mission and is rooted in Catholic Social Teachings.

CCS provides an array of quality services ranging from children and families, seniors and adults with disabilities, and to people who need in-home care and/or end-of-life palliative care.

CCS was founded under the oversight of Bishop Francis Hurley by six Jesuit Volunteers who opened the St. Ann's Child Care Center in January 1973 to serve the poor and vulnerable families of Juneau. Today CCS celebrates its 45th anniversary with a $10 million budget,150 employees and over 200 volunteers providing comprehensive services to:

  • Seniors and adults with disabilities through the Southeast Senior Services (SESS) division;
  • Children and families through the Children and Family Services (CFS) division; 
  • and People who need in-home skilled nursing care and end-of-life services through the Hospice and Home Care of Juneau (HHCJ) division.

Southeast Senior Services provides seniors with door-to-door transportation services in the Southeast Alaskan communities of Angoon, Craig, Haines, Hoonah, Hydaburg, Kake, Ketchikan, Klawock, Klukwan, Saxman, Sitka, Skagway, Wrangell, and Yakutat.

Most of the transportation is operated out of the local senior centers who receive Nutrition, Transportation and Support Services grant money from the Alaska Division of Senior and Disabilities Services.

We have developed a fleet of lift-equipped vehicles in each of these communities so that seniors with disabilities have access to community resources. We collaborate with other agencies to offer the best care possible to the special persons we serve.


  • Service Area: Hoonah, Alaska
  • Transportation Services Provided: Shopping assistance and other errands.
  • Eligibility Criteria: The following are eligible to receive transportation: 1- Seniors age 60 and older and to disabled residents of any age.
  • Application Details: TO SIGN UP/SCHEDULE FOR RIDES:
  • Other Details:
  • Monday through Friday, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM.
  • Donations encouraged.

Program Description:

Catholic Community Service (CCS) is a comprehensive, mission-driven social service agency dedicated to reaching out to persons and families in need throughout Southeast Alaska. 

Our desire to serve others is at the heart of our mission and is rooted in Catholic Social Teachings.

CCS provides an array of quality services ranging from children and families, seniors and adults with disabilities, and to people who need in-home care and/or end-of-life palliative care.

CCS was founded under the oversight of Bishop Francis Hurley by six Jesuit Volunteers who opened the St. Ann's Child Care Center in January 1973 to serve the poor and vulnerable families of Juneau. Today CCS celebrates its 45th anniversary with a $10 million budget,150 employees and over 200 volunteers providing comprehensive services to:

  • Seniors and adults with disabilities through the Southeast Senior Services (SESS) division;
  • Children and families through the Children and Family Services (CFS) division; 
  • and People who need in-home skilled nursing care and end-of-life services through the Hospice and Home Care of Juneau (HHCJ) division.

Southeast Senior Services provides seniors with door-to-door transportation services in the Southeast Alaskan communities of Angoon, Craig, Haines, Hoonah, Hydaburg, Kake, Ketchikan, Klawock, Klukwan, Saxman, Sitka, Skagway, Wrangell, and Yakutat.

Most of the transportation is operated out of the local senior centers who receive Nutrition, Transportation and Support Services grant money from the Alaska Division of Senior and Disabilities Services.

We have developed a fleet of lift-equipped vehicles in each of these communities so that seniors with disabilities have access to community resources. We collaborate with other agencies to offer the best care possible to the special persons we serve.


  • Service Area: Kake, Alaska
  • Transportation Services Provided:
  • Transit service.
  • Errand Services.
  • Eligibility Criteria: The following are eligible to receive transportation: 1- Seniors age 60 and older and to disabled residents of any age.
  • Application Details: TO SIGN UP/SCHEDULE FOR RIDES:
  • Other Details:
  • Monday through Thursday, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Friday through Sunday by request.
  • Donations encouraged.

Program Description:

Catholic Community Service (CCS) is a comprehensive, mission-driven social service agency dedicated to reaching out to persons and families in need throughout Southeast Alaska. 

Our desire to serve others is at the heart of our mission and is rooted in Catholic Social Teachings.

CCS provides an array of quality services ranging from children and families, seniors and adults with disabilities, and to people who need in-home care and/or end-of-life palliative care.

CCS was founded under the oversight of Bishop Francis Hurley by six Jesuit Volunteers who opened the St. Ann's Child Care Center in January 1973 to serve the poor and vulnerable families of Juneau. Today CCS celebrates its 45th anniversary with a $10 million budget,150 employees and over 200 volunteers providing comprehensive services to:

  • Seniors and adults with disabilities through the Southeast Senior Services (SESS) division;
  • Children and families through the Children and Family Services (CFS) division; 
  • and People who need in-home skilled nursing care and end-of-life services through the Hospice and Home Care of Juneau (HHCJ) division.

Southeast Senior Services provides seniors with door-to-door transportation services in the Southeast Alaskan communities of Angoon, Craig, Haines, Hoonah, Hydaburg, Kake, Ketchikan, Klawock, Klukwan, Saxman, Sitka, Skagway, Wrangell, and Yakutat.

Most of the transportation is operated out of the local senior centers who receive Nutrition, Transportation and Support Services grant money from the Alaska Division of Senior and Disabilities Services.

We have developed a fleet of lift-equipped vehicles in each of these communities so that seniors with disabilities have access to community resources. We collaborate with other agencies to offer the best care possible to the special persons we serve.


  • Service Area: Ketchikan and Saxman
  • Transportation Services Provided:
  • Demand-response transportation.
  • Errand Services.
  • Eligibility Criteria: The following are eligible to receive transportation: 1- Seniors age 60 and older and to disabled residents of any age.
  • Application Details: TO SIGN UP/SCHEDULE FOR RIDES:
  • Other Details:
  • Monday through Saturday, 5:15 AM - 9:00 PM.
  • Sunday, 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM.
  • Donations encouraged.

Program Description:

Catholic Community Service (CCS) is a comprehensive, mission-driven social service agency dedicated to reaching out to persons and families in need throughout Southeast Alaska. 

Our desire to serve others is at the heart of our mission and is rooted in Catholic Social Teachings.

CCS provides an array of quality services ranging from children and families, seniors and adults with disabilities, and to people who need in-home care and/or end-of-life palliative care.

CCS was founded under the oversight of Bishop Francis Hurley by six Jesuit Volunteers who opened the St. Ann's Child Care Center in January 1973 to serve the poor and vulnerable families of Juneau. Today CCS celebrates its 45th anniversary with a $10 million budget,150 employees and over 200 volunteers providing comprehensive services to:

  • Seniors and adults with disabilities through the Southeast Senior Services (SESS) division;
  • Children and families through the Children and Family Services (CFS) division; 
  • and People who need in-home skilled nursing care and end-of-life services through the Hospice and Home Care of Juneau (HHCJ) division.

Southeast Senior Services provides seniors with door-to-door transportation services in the Southeast Alaskan communities of Angoon, Craig, Haines, Hoonah, Hydaburg, Kake, Ketchikan, Klawock, Klukwan, Saxman, Sitka, Skagway, Wrangell, and Yakutat.

Most of the transportation is operated out of the local senior centers who receive Nutrition, Transportation and Support Services grant money from the Alaska Division of Senior and Disabilities Services.

We have developed a fleet of lift-equipped vehicles in each of these communities so that seniors with disabilities have access to community resources. We collaborate with other agencies to offer the best care possible to the special persons we serve.


  • Service Area: Sitka
  • Transportation Services Provided:
  • Demand response ADA transportation.
  • Errand Services.
  • Eligibility Criteria: The following are eligible to receive transportation: 1- Seniors age 60 and older and to disabled residents of any age.
  • Application Details: TO SIGN UP/SCHEDULE FOR RIDES:
  • Other Details:
  • Rides are by reservations only. Please give 24 hours notice when in need of Transportation Services.
  • Monday through Friday from 6:30a.m. - 9p.m.
  • Saturday and Sunday 8:30 am - 2:00 pm.
  • Donations encouraged.

Program Description:

Catholic Community Service (CCS) is a comprehensive, mission-driven social service agency dedicated to reaching out to persons and families in need throughout Southeast Alaska. 

Our desire to serve others is at the heart of our mission and is rooted in Catholic Social Teachings.

CCS provides an array of quality services ranging from children and families, seniors and adults with disabilities, and to people who need in-home care and/or end-of-life palliative care.

CCS was founded under the oversight of Bishop Francis Hurley by six Jesuit Volunteers who opened the St. Ann's Child Care Center in January 1973 to serve the poor and vulnerable families of Juneau. Today CCS celebrates its 45th anniversary with a $10 million budget,150 employees and over 200 volunteers providing comprehensive services to:

  • Seniors and adults with disabilities through the Southeast Senior Services (SESS) division;
  • Children and families through the Children and Family Services (CFS) division; 
  • and People who need in-home skilled nursing care and end-of-life services through the Hospice and Home Care of Juneau (HHCJ) division.

Southeast Senior Services provides seniors with door-to-door transportation services in the Southeast Alaskan communities of Angoon, Craig, Haines, Hoonah, Hydaburg, Kake, Ketchikan, Klawock, Klukwan, Saxman, Sitka, Skagway, Wrangell, and Yakutat.

Most of the transportation is operated out of the local senior centers who receive Nutrition, Transportation and Support Services grant money from the Alaska Division of Senior and Disabilities Services.

We have developed a fleet of lift-equipped vehicles in each of these communities so that seniors with disabilities have access to community resources. We collaborate with other agencies to offer the best care possible to the special persons we serve.


  • Service Area: Skagway, Alaska
  • Transportation Services Provided:
  • Demand-response transportation.
  • Errand Services.
  • Eligibility Criteria: The following are eligible to receive transportation: 1- Seniors age 60 and older and to disabled residents of any age.
  • Application Details: TO SIGN UP/SCHEDULE FOR RIDES:
  • Other Details:
  • Monday through Wednesday and Friday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM, (October through March).
  • Fridays, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM,(April through September).
  • Donations encouraged.

Program Description:

Catholic Community Service (CCS) is a comprehensive, mission-driven social service agency dedicated to reaching out to persons and families in need throughout Southeast Alaska. 

Our desire to serve others is at the heart of our mission and is rooted in Catholic Social Teachings.

CCS provides an array of quality services ranging from children and families, seniors and adults with disabilities, and to people who need in-home care and/or end-of-life palliative care.

CCS was founded under the oversight of Bishop Francis Hurley by six Jesuit Volunteers who opened the St. Ann's Child Care Center in January 1973 to serve the poor and vulnerable families of Juneau. Today CCS celebrates its 45th anniversary with a $10 million budget,150 employees and over 200 volunteers providing comprehensive services to:

  • Seniors and adults with disabilities through the Southeast Senior Services (SESS) division;
  • Children and families through the Children and Family Services (CFS) division; 
  • and People who need in-home skilled nursing care and end-of-life services through the Hospice and Home Care of Juneau (HHCJ) division.

Southeast Senior Services provides seniors with door-to-door transportation services in the Southeast Alaskan communities of Angoon, Craig, Haines, Hoonah, Hydaburg, Kake, Ketchikan, Klawock, Klukwan, Saxman, Sitka, Skagway, Wrangell, and Yakutat.

Most of the transportation is operated out of the local senior centers who receive Nutrition, Transportation and Support Services grant money from the Alaska Division of Senior and Disabilities Services.

We have developed a fleet of lift-equipped vehicles in each of these communities so that seniors with disabilities have access to community resources. We collaborate with other agencies to offer the best care possible to the special persons we serve.


  • Service Area: Wrangell, Alaska
  • Transportation Services Provided:
  • Demand-response transportation.
  • Errand Services.
  • Eligibility Criteria: The following are eligible to receive transportation: 1- Seniors age 60 and older and to disabled residents of any age.
  • Application Details: TO SIGN UP/SCHEDULE FOR RIDES:
  • Other Details:
  • Monday through Friday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Donations encouraged.

Program Description:

Catholic Community Service (CCS) is a comprehensive, mission-driven social service agency dedicated to reaching out to persons and families in need throughout Southeast Alaska. 

Our desire to serve others is at the heart of our mission and is rooted in Catholic Social Teachings.

CCS provides an array of quality services ranging from children and families, seniors and adults with disabilities, and to people who need in-home care and/or end-of-life palliative care.

CCS was founded under the oversight of Bishop Francis Hurley by six Jesuit Volunteers who opened the St. Ann's Child Care Center in January 1973 to serve the poor and vulnerable families of Juneau. Today CCS celebrates its 45th anniversary with a $10 million budget,150 employees and over 200 volunteers providing comprehensive services to:

  • Seniors and adults with disabilities through the Southeast Senior Services (SESS) division;
  • Children and families through the Children and Family Services (CFS) division; 
  • and People who need in-home skilled nursing care and end-of-life services through the Hospice and Home Care of Juneau (HHCJ) division.

Southeast Senior Services provides seniors with door-to-door transportation services in the Southeast Alaskan communities of Angoon, Craig, Haines, Hoonah, Hydaburg, Kake, Ketchikan, Klawock, Klukwan, Saxman, Sitka, Skagway, Wrangell, and Yakutat.

Most of the transportation is operated out of the local senior centers who receive Nutrition, Transportation and Support Services grant money from the Alaska Division of Senior and Disabilities Services.

We have developed a fleet of lift-equipped vehicles in each of these communities so that seniors with disabilities have access to community resources. We collaborate with other agencies to offer the best care possible to the special persons we serve.


  • Service Area: Yakutat, Alaska
  • Transportation Services Provided:
  • Demand-response transportation.
  • Errand Services.
  • Eligibility Criteria: The following are eligible to receive transportation: 1- Seniors age 60 and older and to disabled residents of any age.
  • Application Details: TO SIGN UP/SCHEDULE FOR RIDES:
  • Other Details:
  • Monday through Friday, 10:15 AM - 2:00 PM
    (September though May).
  • Donations encouraged.

Program Description:

Catholic Community Service (CCS) is a comprehensive, mission-driven social service agency dedicated to reaching out to persons and families in need throughout Southeast Alaska. 

Our desire to serve others is at the heart of our mission and is rooted in Catholic Social Teachings.

CCS provides an array of quality services ranging from children and families, seniors and adults with disabilities, and to people who need in-home care and/or end-of-life palliative care.

CCS was founded under the oversight of Bishop Francis Hurley by six Jesuit Volunteers who opened the St. Ann's Child Care Center in January 1973 to serve the poor and vulnerable families of Juneau. Today CCS celebrates its 45th anniversary with a $10 million budget,150 employees and over 200 volunteers providing comprehensive services to:

  • Seniors and adults with disabilities through the Southeast Senior Services (SESS) division;
  • Children and families through the Children and Family Services (CFS) division; 
  • and People who need in-home skilled nursing care and end-of-life services through the Hospice and Home Care of Juneau (HHCJ) division.

Southeast Senior Services provides seniors with door-to-door transportation services in the Southeast Alaskan communities of Angoon, Craig, Haines, Hoonah, Hydaburg, Kake, Ketchikan, Klawock, Klukwan, Saxman, Sitka, Skagway, Wrangell, and Yakutat.

Most of the transportation is operated out of the local senior centers who receive Nutrition, Transportation and Support Services grant money from the Alaska Division of Senior and Disabilities Services.

We have developed a fleet of lift-equipped vehicles in each of these communities so that seniors with disabilities have access to community resources. We collaborate with other agencies to offer the best care possible to the special persons we serve.


  • Service Area: Juneau, Alaska
  • Transportation Services Provided:
  • Demand-response transportation.
  • Eligibility Criteria: The following are eligible to receive transportation: 1- Seniors age 60 and older and to disabled residents of any age.
  • Application Details: TO SIGN UP/SCHEDULE FOR RIDES: Please fill out the application and send it to
  • Other Details:
  • Monday though Saturday, 7:00 AM - 11:30 PM.
  • Sunday, 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM.

Program Description:

Metropolitan Area Commuter System (MACS) Transit is the Fairbanks North Star Borough's fixed-route bus system. The system started in 1977, with two routes serving the Fairbanks urban area. 

The system has since expanded to serve North Pole, Farmers Loop, the Fairbanks International Airport, and increased routes around Fairbanks.
The system now operates eight routes and travels approximately 500,000 miles every year.

The Metropolitan Area Commuter System (MACS) operates fixed-route bus services in the borough, serving most of the urban area.
Bus service is an inexpensive way to get around town, stay healthy, reduce vehicle emissions, and save costs by not driving a personal vehicle.


  • Service Area: Fairbanks North Star Borough.
  • Transportation Services Provided:
  • Public Transport.
  • Eligibility Criteria: The following are eligible to receive transportation: General Public.
  • Application Details: TO SIGN UP/SCHEDULE FOR RIDES: Please fill out the application and send it to
  • 907-459-1010, ext. 1
  • Other Details: MACS Transit not in operation on these holidays:
  • New Year's Day
  • Martin Luther King Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Eve
  • Christmas Day

Program Description:

Van Tran paratransit service is the Fairbanks North Star Borough's demand response Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) service, which meets the requirements of the ADA. 

It is provided to those people whose physical, cognitive, or sensory disabilities prevent them from using the Metropolitan Area Commuter System (MACS), the fixed-route bus system.
Disability alone does not qualify an individual for Van Tran service.
Eligibility is based on the applicant's functional capabilities.


  • Service Area: Fairbanks North Star Borough.
  • Transportation Services Provided:
  • Demand-response transportation.
  • Eligibility Criteria: The following are eligible to receive transportation:
  • People with disabilities that are unable to use the fixed-route (MACS Transit System) and senior citizens. 
  • Disability alone does not qualify an individual for Van Tran service.
  • Eligibility is based on the applicant's functional capabilities.
  • Application Details: TO SIGN UP/SCHEDULE FOR RIDES:
    Complete and sign the Van Tran Transportation Application. 
  • Van Tran Transportation Application PDF

Have your medical provider complete the medical information form. This must be submitted with your application.
Participate in an in-person interview and assessment, upon notification to do so.

  • 907-459-1010.
  • Other Details: There are no fees for transportation services.

Program Description:

Fairbanks Senior Center, officially entitled The North Star Council on Aging , is a non-profit organization established in 1973. 
We are supported by volunteer workers and private and corporate donations. Federal, State and local government grants help defray a portion of our costs.

The North Star Council on Aging strives to meet the needs of older adults by providing services which enhance and promote quality of life,
self-determination, independent living, and dignity.

To promote dignity and independence of Alaskan seniors while assisting them in leading productive and meaningful lives.

Hot, nutritious meals, leisure and exercise activities are provided, as well as a special place for fellowship. This is a wonderful place to spend some time, come see for yourself.


  • Service Area: Fairbanks area.
  • Transportation Services Provided:
  • Medical appointments, the pharmacy, grocery store or to the Senior Center for congregate lunches, exercise classes, and scheduled social activities.
  • Eligibility Criteria: The following are eligible to receive transportation: Seniors 60 and over (or people with a Medicare waiver and plan of care).
  • Application Details: TO SIGN UP/SCHEDULE FOR RIDES:
    Complete and sign the Van Tran Transportation Application. 
  • 907-452-1735
  • Other Details: There are no fees for transportation services.
  • This is first come first served, please call by 3:00 p.m. the day before or earlier.
  • Transportation availability is Monday through Friday, 7:30 – 1:00 p.m.
  • The first pickup time for the day is 7:30 a.m., and one-half hour thereafter (i.e. 7:30, 8:00, 8:30, etc.) The final ride for the day’s transport will be 1:00 p.m.

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