United States Department of Veterans Affairs
VA Health Care Upstate New York - VISN 2

Free Transportation for Veterans

No Cost Veteran Transportation

DAV Transportation Network
DAV van 

Requirements are:

  • You must be a veteran
  • Enrolled in VA health care
  • Reservations need to be made two weeks in advance, as volunteer drivers provide the service
Albany Charles Drew
(518) 626-5504
Hours:
5:30am-2:00pm
Serving: Albany, Clinton, Columbia, Delaware, Essex, Franklin, Fulton, and Schnecetady counties.
Bath James (Ted) Steck
(607) 735-0583
Hours:
7:00am-3:00pm
Serving: Alleghany, Chemung and Steuben Counties.
Batavia Paul Judkins
(585) 297-1170
Hours:
7:00am-2:00pm
Serving: Genesee, Wyoming, and part of Erie and Livingston Counties.
Buffalo Robert McTighe
(716) 862-6544
Hours:
6:00am-2:00pm
Serving: Erie, Niagara and part of Cattaraugus Counties.
Canandaigua Nick Conrad
(585) 393-7585
Hours:
7:00am-2:00pm
Serving: Livingston, Monroe, Ontario, Seneca, Wayne Counties, and a small portion of Yates County.
Rochester Jeffrey Matthews
(585) 464-2661
Hours:
7:00am-1:00pm
Serving: Monroe, Ontario, Seneca and Wayne Counties.
Syracuse Andrew Newcomb
(315) 425-4400, ext. 54352
Hours:
8:00am-2:00pm
Serving: Herkimer, Jefferson, Lewis, Madison, Onondaga, Oneida, Oswego, St. Lawrence Counties.

For specific information about your DAV Transportation Coordinator's role, please visit the DAV Transportation Network * website.

Interested in Volunteering? Call your local DAV Transportation Coordinator now to find out how you can help this vital program.
Veterans Transportation System (VTS)
Veterans Transporation System (VTS) logo 

Veterans Transportation System supplements existing transportation available to get veterans to and from their medical appointments.

Requirements are:
  • You must be a veteran
  • Enrolled in VA health care
  • Reservations must be made one day in advance
  • A veteran may be accompanied by one caregiver, spouse or family member
To schedule a ride contact:

   Albany 
   (518) 626-6791
   Bath
   (607) 664-4682
   Canandaigua/Rochester VA Outpatient Clinic
   (585) 393-7320
   Syracuse
   (315) 425-4351
   Western New York
   (716) 862-6800

Please note the VTS shuttle will be allotted ten minutes at each location before proceeding to the next stop.

Any issues or concerns please call the VTS feedback line at (855) 682-4048.



Available Community Transportation

Albany/Stratton VA Medical Center
Capital District Transportation Authority (CDTA) *
Albany International Airport *
Amtrak *
Yellow Pages - Albany Taxis *

Transportation Access in:
Albany *
Bainbridge *
Catskill *
Clifton Park *
Fonda *
Glens Falls *
Kingston *
Malone *
Plattsburgh *
Saranac Lake *
Schenectady *
Westport

Bath VA Medical Center
Corning Erwin Area Transit System (CEATS) *
Steuben County Transportation System *
Hornell Area Transit (HAT) *
Schuyler County Transit *
C TRAN, formerly Chemung County Transit *
New York State Department of Transportation **
Canandaigua VA Medical Center
Disabled American Veterans (DAV)
Rochester Genesee Transportation Authority (RGRTA)

Monroe County:
Continuing Development Services, Inc. *
DePaul Adult Care Communities, Inc. *
Heritage Christian Services, Inc. *
Medical Motor Service of Rochester/Monroe County *
The Arc of Monroe Co. Chapter NYSARC, Inc. *
Regional Transit Service (RGRTA)

Ontario County:
Medical Transportation *
County Area Transit System (CATS) *
Senior Transportation

Wayne County:
Wayne County Transportation System *
Veterans Service Agency Transportation *

Livingston County:
Livingston Essential Transportation Service *
The Arc of Livingston-Wyoming

Seneca County:
Seneca Transit System Schedule *
Disabled Vets Get Transportation Grant *

Syracuse VA Medical Center
Syracuse Airport
Regional Transportation Center (RTC) 

Western New York VA Healthcare System
Cattaraugus-Allegany Counties Joint Veterans Council Volunteer Van Service *
Erie County Services *



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