Transportation

Overview

Let the OPC minibus take you anywhere in Rochester, Rochester Hills or Oakland Township, to Oakland University, and the Troy Beaumont Medical Complex. You may use the minibus for appointments, shopping, to visit friends, or attend activities at OPC.

The OPC Transportation Service is a door to door, shared ride service. The minibuses are wheelchair lift equipped and our courteous, trained drivers will safely get you to your destination and back home again. A reservation is required 48 hours in advance, (see reservation hours below).

In 2016, OPC Minibuses traveled 382,503 miles with 56,291 trips, which is equivalent to 15.36 times around the earth!

Qualifications

Transportation is available for persons 60 years or older and those under 60 who are disabled. People under 60 may also qualify if they have a doctor’s statement and are unable to drive. If you are age 59 or younger, please contact the Transportation Office at 248-652-4780 for information on special guidelines.

Fare

$2.00 charge each trip, ($4.00 round trip).

Require assistance?

If you require an Caregiver / Aides, they are allowed to ride with you, (minimum 18 years of age). A charge of $2.00 ($4.00 round trip), is required.  A Caregiver / Aide is required if the rider has special needs that the driver cannot manage alone.

More Information 

For more details on our Transportation Program, please view our Transportation Flyer and Rider Policy or call 248-608-0273:

pdf Transportation Flyer (737 KB)  
pdf Transportation Rider Policy (197 KB)

Hours of Operation and Contact Numbers 

OPC Minibuses are on the road: 
  • Monday - Friday: 8:15 am – 4:00 pm 
  • Saturday: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm 
  • Sunday: 8:00 am – 1:00 pm (Church Services Only)
OPC Minibus Reservation Hours: (248) 652-4780
  • Monday - Friday: 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
OPC Minibus Cancellations/Return Rides:
  • Monday - Friday: 7:30 am – 5:00 pm (248) 608-0296
  • Saturday - Sunday: before 8:00 am (248) 608-0271

Do not leave a message for a pickup - you must schedule pickups with the dispatcher.

Telecommunication Device for the Deaf:  800-649-3777