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How to Get Around Aurora Without Driving

Getting around Aurora can prove tricky when you have no vehicle to transport yourself. When you need a ride, look into the various organizations and services offered in the city to get you there. Taxi services, senior care providers and more employ drivers whose primary job is to shuttle residents from one location to the next so people can make it to their destination with ease.

Regional Transportation District

RTD offers services around Aurora. It operates every day throughout the year, always ensuring residents and visitors of the area can make it where they need to go. The bus system operates in eight counties throughout the Denver metro area. More than 10,000 stops are along the way.

Fares vary based on where you’re going, such as a low fee for local options, a bit more for regional locales, and double that for airport transportation. The discount fare program allows seniors over 65 to ride for a cheaper price. It is worthwhile in many cases as most seniors who ride use the bus as their primary means of transportation.

Cabs of Colorado

Multiple taxi companies exist in Colorado, with several options in the Aurora and Denver area. One of the most well-rated choices in the area is Denver Airport Taxi & Limo. A base rate lets you get to the Denver International Airport from the downtown area for a flat fee. You can make your reservation online, call 720-427-9510, or email [email protected].

DIA Taxi Service is another highly rated option. Call (720) 473-2257 to request a driver for immediate pickup or plan your ride in advance. Grigg’s Limo located in Aurora is an alternative option. The service costs more but takes you to your destination in style. Many people use this choice for special events or outings.

SRC Transportation Services

The Senior Transportation Program offered by Arapahoe County gets older adults within the communities out of the house. Drivers take senior residents to their appointments, into town to run errands, and even to senior dining centers. Anyone over the age of 60 can utilize these services. Buses and wheelchair-accessible vehicles have the Senior’s Resource Center logo on them to verify their validity to potential riders. You need to give a seven days notice to book a ride by calling 303-235-6972. Medical appointments should get scheduled between 9 am and 3 pm to ensure drivers have time to wait for you.

Finding Additional Aurora Transportation

Transportation and parking resources get discussed on the Aurora City website. Check it out to find supplementary information on possible transport services in the area. Rail information includes details on the expanded RTD FasTracks throughout Aurora and Denver. Take the R-Line or University of Colorado A Line from various stations throughout the city.

The Medical Center of Aurora also provides resources to transportation options in the city. These choices will all help you get to your medical appointments at the center so you can get access to the care you need. Transit options, the RTD bus line, and taxi services all get listed on the Center’s website.

Learn more about Aurora Senior Services here:

Aurora Concierge Services

Aurora Rehab Centers

Aurora Senior Centers

Aurora Volunteer Opportunities for Seniors

Aurora Hospitals

Things to Do in Aurora

Senior-Friendly Workplaces in Aurora

Aurora Veterans Support Groups

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