Transportation

Transportation empowers the elderly, blind and disabled to maintain their independence, ensuring greater mobility, health, and quality of life. La Plata County Senior Services Transportation Program is a crucial factor for improving access to community support services for older adults throughout the County.

The Durango Senior Services Transportation Program provides reliable transportation with wheelchair accessible buses and mini vans. Our CDL trained staff serve seniors age 60 + with door to door assisted transportation throughout La Plata County and prioritized rides to the Durango ~ La Plata Senior Center for lunch and activities, and to medical appointments. A special grant allows us to transport those seniors who want to participate in Watch Your Step, an exercise class,  free of charge.  Other shopping may be scheduled contingent upon availability. Medicaid clients may use our services for medical transportation with an approval from Medicaid.    Rides need to be pre-arranged with our transportation department at least 24 hours in advance and are subject to availability.

For more information or to schedule a ride call (970) 759-6309.

The Ignacio Senior Center in Ignacio provides transportation in and around Ignacio every weekday afternoon from 1:00 to 3:30 PM.  They also offer transportation to Bayfield and Durango for doctor’s appointments. Please call the day before you need to go for service beyond Ignacio at (970) 563-4561.

La Plata County Senior Services Transportation

 In accordance with the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Civil Rights Act of 1964, La Plata County Senior Services does not discriminate based on disability, race, color, national origin or gender.  To file a complaint, visit https://forms.laplata.co.us/Forms/ADA_Complaints.  For more information about these statutes contact La Plata County’s designated disability rights and Title VI ADA Coordinator, Chuck Stevens, Telephone (970) 382-6220 (voice) or Sarah Jacobson, Assistant ADA Coordinator: Telephone: (970) 382-6210 (voice); 970-382-6218 (TDD); (or the Civil Rights Officer, Federal Transit Administration, 12300 W. Dakota Ave., Suite 310, Lakewood, CO 80228, telephone (820) 963-3322.  Information in non-English alternative formats may be obtained through the persons listed above.  

Individuals will be permitted to use service animals as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act.

 La Plata County Senior Services Transporte 

De conformidad con lo dispuesto en la Ley de Americanos con Discapacidades y la Ley de Derechos Civiles de 1964, La Plata County Senior Servicios no discrimina por motivos de discapacidad, raza, color, origen nacional o género. Para obtener más información acerca de estos estatutos o para presentar una queja, contacte derechos de los discapacitados designados de La Plata County y Coordinador del Título VI / ADA, Chuck Stevens, Teléfono (970) 382-6220 (voz); (970) 382-6218 (TDD); (O al Oficia
[DT2] l de Derechos Civil, Administración Federal de Transporte, 12300 W. Dakota Ave., Suite 310, Lakewood, CO 80228, teléfono (820) 963-3322. La información en formatos alternativos no están en inglés se puede obtener a través de las personas mencionadas anteriormente.