About Us

Beginnings – 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 Service Team has 36 years of combined experience serving New Canaan and it’s residents.  Our drivers are trained to provide excellent service to meet the needs of our clients.