Beginnings – The precursor to GetAbout was formed in 1980 by civic-minded New Canaan residents as “The Friendship Express,” to provide transportation for the elderly and handicapped. In February 1982, the organization became the “GetAbout.”
Community Service – The GetAbout…..
provides more than 10,000 rides annually.
has a fleet of six specially equipped vans to carry wheelchair confined passengers and their aids to activities within New Canaan and to medical appointments in New Canaan and surrounding communities.
provides drivers with public service licenses, experienced in providing safe, on-time rides.
serves New Canaan residents 18 years or older who are unable to drive
Staff Excellence – The GetAbout team of professional drivers all have Public Passenger driver’s licenses and are trained in providing for the ambulatory needs of all our riders.