Information for Senior Citizens
How to Register for BeST Transit Senior Service:
In order to use the door to door shared ride service for Seniors you must be registered with BeST Transit. To register with BeST Transit Download page one here. You may go to one of our offices and fill out the form or call us at 1-800-242-3484.
You will need to sign the Eligibility form and return it to BeST Transit with proof of your age.
Proof of Age
Photocopy any of the following for proof of age and send it along with your eligibility form to EMTA.
- Birth Certificate
- Baptismal Certificate
- Drivers License
- Pace Card
- State ID
- Armed Forces Discharge Papers
- Passport or Naturalization Papers
- Veterans Universal Access ID Card
FREE! Senior citizens, 65 or older, and are residents of Bradford, Sullivan or Tioga (Pa.) counties may register with BeST Transit for a Senior Transit ID Card. Seniors who registered will be able to ride BeST Transit’s fixed routes at no cost.
Seniors who may not be 65 would need to pay the applicable per-zone fare of $1.
Popular Routes for Senior Citizen Riders
Many seniors enjoy using BeST Transit’s fixed routes for their shopping trips to major plazas and grocery/discount stores. Most of BeST Transit’s fixed routes stop at these locations.
The BeST Transit fixed routes also stop at nearby YMCAs (Towanda, Route 10, and Mansfield, Route 30). Most recently, BeST added the Lycoming YMCA as an “upon request” stop when BeST’s fixed routes travel to the Lycoming Mall. Other popular destinations for seniors include the Lycoming and/or Arnot malls.
Please call customer service for times and other details, (570) 888-7330, ext. 222