In July 2014, an area resident took the 15,000th ride provided by the "Blue Bus" service!
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Blue Bus Off To A Good Start in Wilton
Souhegan Valley Rides (SVR) is the dial-a-ride type demand response bus service available to residents of Amherst, Brookline, Hollis, Milford, Mont Vernon and Wilton NH.(Registration is required to schedule a ride)The focus for this service is on providing transportation to non-emergency health care appointments and assisting those in greatest need – elderly residents, those living with a disability, and residents who are unable to drive. Other residents may use the service as space is available in the schedule.
When scheduling conflicts arise, priority is given to Senior Citizens and Persons living with a disability and for healthcare related appointments.
Souhegan Valley Rides was implemented to address a documented need for affordable, non-emergency, wheelchair-accessible healthcare related transportation in our region. The bus service was founded on grassroots, regional cooperation and is overseen by representatives from the particpating towns through the Souhegan Valley Transportation Collaborative (SVTC).
By working together, our communities will be more successful in establishing sustainable community transportation options and, in doing so, improve the quality of life in our Souhegan Valley hometowns.The buses, driver and call center operations are subcontracted from the Nashua Transit System.Souhegan Valley Rides has experienced steady growth in ridershipand needs your community’s continued investment and support to roll forward.As of December 31, 2014 - Souhegan Valley residents have taken 16,501 rides!