SCAT’s Bus Route Will Provide Assistance To Seniors

By  //  October 17, 2013

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Seniors have a new route to One Senior Place

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BREVARD COUNTY • VIERA, FLORIDA – Seniors have another way to get to One Senior Place in Viera, with the addition of the new bus Route 7 and bus stop adjacent to the senior resource facility at 8085 Spyglass Hill Road.

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Seniors stream into One Senior Place on Spyglass Hill Road in Viera from the nearby bus stop. Route 7 began servicing Rockledge/Viera with multiple stops on October 14th. Photo courtesy of One Senior Place. (SCAT image)

The new Rockledge/Viera bus route by Space Coast Area Transit began October 14th and will service the area with multiple stops, including One Senior Place.

The route provides a welcome option for seniors who might otherwise have to depend on a friend or family member for transportation.

The reduced fare for seniors over 60 years of age is just sixty cents per ride. The new Route 7 will operate Monday through Friday, from 7:30 AM until 6:00 PM.

A BOON FOR SENIORS

One Senior Place Director,Kathi Ridner, thinks the new bus stop is a boon for seniors who might otherwise be unable to attend the dozens of informational events presented annually by the resource provider.

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Kathi Ridner

“The new bus stop is really great,” said Ridner.

“SCAT has given a booster shot of independence to seniors; providing a way for them to easily reach One Senior Place or any of the doctors’ offices near us.”

One Senior Place is a marketplace for resources and provider of information, advice, care and on-site services for seniors and their families.

Additional information is available on the One Senior Place website at OneSeniorPlace.com or by calling 321-751-6771.

For a printable route map and schedule, visit RideSCAT.com or call One Senior Place at 321-751-6771 to have one mailed.

ABOUT SPACE COAST AREA TRANSIT

Space Coast Area Transit is operated throughout the county to provide public transportation to Brevard’s residents and visitors.

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Whether it’s taking employees to work, helping transport tourists, getting students to college, helping our residents get where they need to go, reducing medical costs through Paratransit service, or operating one of the largest Commuter Vanpool programs in the nation, Space Coast Area Transit keeps our economy moving! (SCAT image)

Bus routes operate on a set schedule at designated stops, providing extensive coverage throughout the cities within Brevard, as well as unincorporated areas.

All transit buses are wheelchair lift equipped and feature bike racks in the front of the bus.

Whether it’s taking employees to work, helping transport tourists, getting students to college, helping our residents get where they need to go, reducing medical costs through Paratransit service, or operating one of the largest Commuter Vanpool programs in the nation, Space Coast Area Transit keeps our economy moving!

For more information and a complete list of route maps and schedules, visit RideSCAT.com


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