Free Transportation Services
IMPORTANT FREE RIDES UPDATE
During this time of uncertainty around COVID-19 and for the safety of the community and the drivers, the Free Rides Shuttles in Aspinwall area and Etna/Tarentum/Millvale are operating by appointment only for seniors needing to get to critical medical appointments. To schedule a ride, please call 412-449-0151.
The Free Rides Shuttle for the Alle-Kiski Valley is operating on an as needed basis. Riders may call 724-889-0029.
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St. Margaret Foundation is proud to support FREE transportation services for patients of St. Margaret Hospital. Please see the list of vehicles available below:
The Free Rides for Seniors
The St. Margaret Foundation "Free Rides for Seniors" shuttle transports any senior who lives within its driving area from Blawnox to Sharpsburg and from Route 28 to the Allegheny River. It takes people to the grocery store, Waterworks, pharmacy, doctor's office, hospital and many other locations.
The Free Rides for Seniors transportation van transports senior citizens more than 6,500 times annually to the grocery store, doctor's offices, pharmacy, UPMC St. Margaret Hospital, to visit friends, funeral homes, discount stores, and other necessary locations within its boundaries. This shuttle service is provided free to seniors with no questions asked. It will pick up and drop off seniors in the corridor from Sharpsburg to Blawnox and Route 28 to the Allegheny River. To request a ride, call 412-449-0151.
Free Medical Shuttle for the Alle-Kiski Valley
Residents may now receive free, non-emergency medical transportation service to/from St. Margaret's Hospital, UPMC primary care doctors offices and other UPMC diagnostic centers in Arnold, Brackenridge, Creighton, Lower Burrell, Natrona, Natrona Heights, New Kensington (includes Parnassus), Russellton, and Tarentum. This NEW shuttle is in partnership with Family Services of Western PA. For more details and to request a ride,
Care Management Transportation
St. Margaret Foundation sponsors a NEW wheel chair accessible van service that the hospital utilizes for transportation. The wheelchair van is stationed at the hospital from 11 am to 7 pm, Monday to Friday to assist with transportation to a nursing facility or home. Arrangements are made through Care Management. For more details and to request a ride, call 412-784-4169.