The Eastern CT Travel Voucher Program is a transportation service that provides subsidized taxi, livery or wheelchair accessible rides to enrolled, eligible participants residing in eastern Connecticut. The purpose of this program is to provide an affordable, accessible transportation alternative when existing transit services are not able to meet their transportation need. This service will allow the individual greater flexibility to employment, healthcare facilities, shopping, education, etc.
To utilize the service, applicants must meet the following requirements:
- Applicant must have a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities. Users do not need to be ADA qualified
- Applicant must be residing in eastern Connecticut. See map below for town listing.
Visit the link below for the Eastern CT Travel Voucher Program application and more information regarding details of the program.
Riders must acquire vouchers to utilize the service. Riders may call any one of the approved taxi vendors to book the trip based on vendor availability, and use the voucher for payment. Vouchers can be used for various trip purposes such as medical, shopping, restaurants, entertainment, personal, etc. However, vouchers cannot be used for transportation to/from school for grades K through 12.For more details on vouchers see the voucher purchase link below.
Service hours and areas may vary by town and are contingent upon available providers. Prior to ordering vouchers, please contact the provider to determine if your trip request(s) can be accommodated.