City of Allen Park
Parks and Recreation Department
15800 White Street
Allen Park, MI 48101
The Transportation Service may be used for trips to the Doctor’s, Hospital, Bank, Store, Beauty Salon, Municipal Buildings, Library, most anywhere you need to go!
Welcome to Allen Park Transportation Program
Annual Senior Transportation Fee $9
Transportation $2.00 (Each Way)
Same Day Transportation $3.00 (Each Way)
Transportation to Comm. Center $1.00 (Round Trip)
It is to your advantage to give as much notice as possible. (It is recommended at least 24 hours in advance) Please Note: Trips to the Doctor’s, Hospital and regular Dialysis, will be given priority.
Same Day Transportation appointments, if available, require a minimum of a one hour call in advance. (Please note: Service has up to one hour to make a return pick-up)
If a customer cancels a reservation three times within 30 days, they are immediately put on probationary status for 30 days. Probationary status does not allow them to make an advance reservation and they may only call for a pick-up on the same day. Pick-up is then made if we are available.
Caregivers accompanying Seniors on the bus will also be charged a transportation fee.
PLEASE NOTE FEES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE, CALL 313-928-0770 FOR UP TO DATE FEES.
The SMART “Connector” is an on-demand service using small buses in defined service areas within Wayne County. Hours of operation are 7am-7pm, Monday through Friday, by appointment only. 24 hour notice is required for all appointments. This service operates on a first come-first serve basis.
For service 7 days/week, download the SMART Flex app.
IMPORTANT PHONE NUMBERS
PARKS & RECREATION…... 313-928-0771
SENIOR OFFICE………….… 313-928-0770
PUBLIC SERVICE………….. 313-928-0550
CLERK’S OFFICE……….….. 313-928-1155
WATER BILLING……………. 313-928-3393
POST OFFICE……….……… 313-381-9788
MEALS ON WHEELS…….… 313-928-1775
WOW CABLE…………….….. 866-496-9669
BOARD OF EDUCATION…...313-827-2150
THE INFORMATION CTR…..734-282-7171
SEC. OF STATE-TAYLOR…..888-767-6424
ALTERNATIVE TRANSPORTATION (SCAT)
The City of Allen Park provides Senior Program Members ($9 Annual Fee) with a means of curb to curb transportation on Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Our transportation is a way to provide an accessible and affordable means of transportation for seniors who do not drive.
The Bus/Van travels within a 3 mile radius of the borders of Allen Park for medical, dental, business, banking and shopping needs. Also, transportation to and from the Community Center is provided. You must reserve your transportation at least one day in advance.
Need a ride at the last minute? We can help with our new "SAME DAY SHUTTLE" service. An increased demand for mobility enabled the City of Allen Park to offer this new "Same Day Shuttle" service Monday through Friday, 9am to 2:30pm. Last call for pick up will be at 2:30pm. The cost of this same day service is $3 each way. Wheelchair access must be requested, availability based on previous reservations.
For exact fees and schedules call the Senior Office 313-928-0770, Monday thru Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION FOR SENIORS
Due to the increased popularity of our service, we can only book 1 STOP PER DAY (a second one might be possible at the discretion of the driver.)
Also NO DRIVE THROUGH STOPS ARE ALLOWED.
You must have the address of the location you are going to at the time of booking the appointment or it will not be scheduled until you have it.
Please remember this is a Shuttle Service and trips to the Doctor, Hospital and Regular Dialysis will be given a priority.
All transportation requests require a minimum of a one hour call in advance. Also, the service has up to one hour to make a return pick-up.
REMEMBER: Our drivers are not allowed to pull in driveways and not allowed inside resident’s homes, and can only assist minimally (10 bags of groceries should be the limit).
ALSO – The drivers may be 10 minutes early or 10 minutes late, please be ready when they pull up.
Our dispatchers will schedule pick-ups based on the location of the closest driver. There will be a number of dispatchers so please advise them if you require a wheelchair lift.
DAYS AND HOURS
Service is available:
Monday & Friday: Meijer
(On the Hill)
Wednesday: Kroger (Dix/Southfield)
Last call for pick up Transportation is 2:30pm