Bedford County

Provider: Center for Community Action (CCA)

Medical Assistance Transportation Program (MATP)

CCA provides transportation in Bedford County under the MATP Program. MATP services can be used to go to any health care service that is covered by Medical Assistance. That includes appointments with your doctor, dentist, psychologist or psychiatrist, drug & alcohol treatment clinics, or any other MA provider. You can also use MATP to go to the pharmacy for prescriptions, to the hospital for tests or to get to medical equipment suppliers.

Hours of Operation - 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Cost - Free


Provider: Agency on Aging

The Area Agency on Aging operates the Shared Ride Program, administered by the PA Department of Transportation and funded by the PA Lottery.  The demand responsive transit program (CART) is available to the public at full fare. The Shared Ride Program provides transportation  at reduced rates to persons 65 years of age and older to destinations for medical appointments, social service appointments, shopping, senior centers, etc. in Huntingdon, Bedford and Fulton counties.

Hours of Operation - 4:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Monday to  Friday.  No weekends or holidays.  Service may be limited prior to 8:00 a.m. and after 4:00 p.m. based on driver availability, cost effectiveness and coordination.

Cost - 15.00 per one way trip.  Shared Ride co-pay is $1.75 per one way trip. To Adjancent Counties:  $30.00 per one way trip.  Shared Ride co-pay is $4.50 per one way trip. Trips to and from a local senior center are free.

See Agency on Aging website for more information.