Posted by: katytrent / Category: Featured Programs
TRIP Offers Low-Cost Rides to Medical Appointments
In conjunction with PACE and surrounding Townships, the Township of Schaumburg offers low-cost rides to medical appointments for seniors and individuals with disabilities. The Township Riders Initiative Program (TRIP) transports Township residents between Barrington, Elk Grove, Hanover, Maine, Schaumburg, Palatine and Wheeling Townships. Riders can also visit Stroger Cook County Hospital, Hines Veterans Hospital, Northwestern Hospital, Lovell Federal Healthcare, UIC Medical and Advocate Good Shepard.
One-way rides are $5.00 per township line crossed during a single trip with a maximum of $10.00 per one-way. Residents can register and schedule appointments with the Township Transportation Department by calling 847-882-1929. TRIP runs Monday – Friday 5:00 – 9:00 p.m. and Saturday 7:00 – 4:00 p.m.