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Services to assist people without vehicles to move around their community for shopping, social outings, and appointments.

Public Transit

Hamilton Street Railway (HSR) – Bus system for the greater Hamilton area with a Waterdown  route including the Aldershot VIA Rail and GO Station.

DARTS Hamilton – a door to door shared-ride service for persons with disabilities who are unable to access regular transit service.  DARTS uses wheelchair accessible buses and vans and may contract taxi services. Applications must be submitted to Accessible Transportation Services (ATS), a department of HSR.

Go Transit – commuter buses and trains to travel to other regions. From Aldershot Station you can travel:

  • east towards Toronto
  • west towards Windsor
  • to downtown Hamilton Centre with local HSR, GO Bus and Canada Coach routes to:
  • the Niagara and Kitchener-Waterloo areas

Volunteer Driving Services

Transportation Program, Canadian Red Cross – affordable transportation services for seniors and people with disabilities who are unable to access other means of transportation to medical appointments and treatments, therapy visits and adult programs. Registration and advance booking are required. Call 1-844-843-7331

Driver Companions, Spectrum Healthcare – a volunteer driver will accompany you or your loved one for the full duration of errands to shopping centres, medical appointments, grocery stores, banks, and social outings. Call Seniors for Seniors at 1-844-422-7399

Transportation Services, VON – Volunteer and paid drivers provide seniors and adults with disabilities transportation to medical appointments, grocery shopping, day programs and other appointments.  Call 905-529-0700 or 1-888-866-8515

Shopping Buses

Rural Community Grocery Bus – a van takes Flamborough Seniors who have no means of transportation to and from the Walmart Shopping plaza in Waterdown every other week at a cost of $7 per trip.  Contact Flamborough Connects at 905-689-7880

Burlington Shopping Bus – Operated by Attridge Transportation, a bus runs every other Tuesday to Burlington Centre mall.  The bus picks up seniors in Waterdown on a scheduled route to the mall.  The cost is $6 per trip or 4 trips for $20.  Call 905-690-2632