RTS Orleans, Medina Transport Taxi will get seniors to some appointments

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 29 October 2021 at 7:55 am

ALBION – Orleans County has reached agreements with RTS Orleans and Medina Transport Taxi for transportation services for seniors in the county.

The Office for the Aging and County Legislature worked out the agreements after Community Action Transportation System (CATS) discontinued the service.

RTS Orleans in Albion will transport seniors, people 60 and older, from September 20, 2021 to September 19, 2024 at a cost of up to $75,000 for the first year. The county cost is up to $12,352.

Medina Transport Taxi LLC in Medina will provide medical transportation services for Orleans County residents 60 and older from Nov. 1, 2021 to Oct. 31, 2022 at up to $30,000 for the first year, with the county cost up to $5,250.

Melissa Blanar, the Office for the Aging director, said the agreements “give options for older adults to get to their medical appointments.”