Penquis March 19, 2011

Updated 3 years ago

Renae Muscatell from Penquis talks about transportation services in Penobscot in Piscataquis County, with special mention of transportation service available to people with disabilities and for those diagnosed with a breast cancer. The Lynx Ride to Wellness is transportation or mileage reimbursement for individuals with a diagnosis of breast cancer to and from treatments. There is no fee for this service but the individuals must live in Penobscot or Piscataquis Counties.New Freedom Transportations -This service is available for individuals with a disability who live in the towns of: Bangor, Brewer, Old Town, Hampden, Orono or Veazie and who are more than ¾ of a mile from the fixed route of the City of Bangor’s bus system. There is fee of $2.50 each way.Lynx drivers receive 80 hours of training, including Passenger Service and Safety, Defensive Driving, CPR/First Aid, Emergency Evacuation and Children’s Transportation. Lynx vehicles are fully ADA equipped.The number to call for either service is the same: Lynx Transportation: 207-973-36951-866-853-5969mlarkin@penquis.orgwww.penquis.org


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