The Parking Authority's Free Ferry Bus Service, which was halted last year during the height of the pandemic, will return on Monday, May 10 providing free AM and PM transportation to Edgewater Ferry Landing via Palisades Avenue. The Fort Lee Parking Authority will run its Palisade Ave Ferry Route with some minor changes. Watch the Fort Lee Parking Authority's video about the new details of this route here.
Although there is no ferry service leaving from Edgewater, New York Waterway will have a bus pick-up commuters from the Edgewater Landing and transport them to Weehawken Port Imperial. Watch Port Imperial's video about the details of this temporary route here.
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Free Seniors Medical Transport - By Appointment Only
On Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays, service is provided for NON-EMERGENCY medical transportation to three hospitals, and doctors along the route, for senior citizens and handicapped residents who need to visit their doctors and/or three hospitals for special treatment, etc.
Holy Name Hospital - Monday & Friday Morning
These trips will go to Holy Name Hospital along Teaneck Road and will return on Teaneck Road back to Fort Lee. This trip will also include transportation to doctors within the Borough of Fort Lee and others along the route to Holy Name Hospital. The vehicle will pick up between 8:30 a.m. and 10:10 a.m.
Englewood Hospital - Monday & Friday Afternoon
These trips will go to Englewood Hospital along Engle Street and will return on Dean Street back to Fort Lee. This trip will also include transportation to doctors within the Borough of Fort Lee and along the route to Englewood Hospital. The vehicle will pick up between 1:00 p.m. and 2:10 p.m.
These trips will go to Hackensack Hospital and doctors within the Borough of Fort Lee only. The vehicle will pick up between 8:30 a.m. and 10:10 a.m. and then between 1:00 p.m. and 2:10 p.m.
On all trips, when the patient is ready to return to Fort Lee, they are to call from the receptionist's office of the hospital or doctor's office to the Parking Authority at 201-592-3500 ext. 1518. Transportation will then be dispatched to the location. For further information regarding schedule times and appointments, please call 201-592-3500 ext. 1518, Tuesday through Friday 8:30 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.; Mondays 8:30am-until 8pm.
Shoprite Tuesday Schedule
There will be two trips to Shoprite in Palisades Park leaving from the Richard and Catherine Nest Senior Center every Tuesday. To make reservations for Shoprite, you must call 201-592-3500 x1518, Monday through Friday 8:30am-4pm.