Deerfield & Whately

Franklin Regional Transit Authority (FRTA) “Demand Response” Van available for seniors 60+ on Monday, Wednesday and Friday between 9am-4pm Monday through Friday from 5:30am to 7:30pm and on Saturday and Sunday from 9:30am to 5:30pm for pick up/drop off to your home address. Reserve ride for your destination by calling 413.774.2262 Monday through Friday 8am to 3pm. Weekly van trips to Big Y are available on Monday  ornings. Cost start at $1.50. LifePath clients ride for free anywhere. Rides to South County Senior Center are 1/2 fare. Fixed Routes (large bus) have designated stops in Franklin and Hampshire County. Seniors show ID and pay 1/2 fare. Fixed routes are now fare free through June 30, 2023. Brochures available at Senior Center.



Provided by Pioneer Valley Transit Authority (PVTA) and Hulmes Transportation. Call 413.739.7436 preferably 2 days in advance or more. Services for seniors are Mon-Fri. 8:30am-4:30pm. More days and times available with approval. Call Springfield for information at 413.732.6248 ext. 214. Fee $2.50-$3.50.


American’s with Disability Act (ADA)

The FRTA’s ADA Paratransit Services are for disabled individuals who live within 3/4 mile of our fixed route and cannot navigate or access our fixed route service due to their disability. Transportation is provided from your point of origin to your destination point and is available only during regular operating hours. ADA service is available on a “next day basis,” but costs twice the fare amount of our regular fixed route service. Please contact our office at 413.774.2262 if you would like an application sent to you.


Med-Ride Program

Available to medical apt. outside the county for ambulatory elders 60+ who reside in Franklin County (not Sunderland). Volunteer drivers provide transportation using their own vehicles. Available Mon-Fri. 8am-5pm. For more information and to schedule ride, please call 413.774.2262 or 1.888.301.2262 dial O for customer service.


Valley Neighbors, serving Whately, Deerfield and Sunderland.

Now offering rides and  friendly support services to resident members 60 years plus. For more information please call: 413.453.9057, or visit:


South County Senior Center Van

***New Info*** To the Movies on March 14th & April 4th. Available Monday, Wednesday, Friday to Deerfield location Center (no transportation offered on Second Wednesdays). To Sunderland location Tuesday & Thursday. Call 413.768.1066 at least 2 days ahead to make your reservation.