Once you’ve registered (see “how do I sign up?” FAQ) you can call the Regional Transportation Program (RTP) at 207-615-0391 to book your ride.
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The Shopper Shuttle is open to people who are age 55 and up, people with disabilities, and people with low incomes.
The Shuttle runs on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 9 am to noon.
The Shuttle serves all of South Portland on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. It goes to the Walmart in Scarborough on Tuesdays, to the Hannaford and Shaw's in Knightville on Wednesdays, and to the South Portland Food Cupboard on Thursdays.
Riders are eligible to use the Shuttle at least twice a month during the pilot (June through October).
Once you've registered, someone at Shopper Links will contact you to go over how it works. To book a ride on the Shopper Shuttle, call the Regional Transportation Program (RTP) at 207-615-0391. Reservations are made on first-come, first-served basis.
Rides can only be booked one at a time and must be reserved at least one day in advance.
The Shopper Shuttle's schedule is as follows:
From 9 to 10 am the Shuttle will be busy picking people up (please be ready at 9 a.m. in case you are the first person to be picked up).
From 10 to 11 am the Shuttle will wait at the destination as people get their groceries.
From 11 am to noon the Shuttle will be dropping people off.
Please note: This is an approximate timeline and actual times may vary.
We suggest a donation of $3 - paid on the Shuttle.
The Shuttle has room for 10 riders and their groceries and space for up to two wheelchair users. Requests for rides will be taken on a first come first served basis.
Please note: You can only reserve a ride one week in advance.