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Byram Township Senior Citizen Transportation Update

Posted: November 03, 2020

Effective November 4, 2020 Byram Township senior transportation services will be temporarily suspended.

Accordingly, Byram Township seniors are encouraged to utilize the Sussex County Skylands Ride service for their transportation needs.

  • Skylands Ride Transportation service is provided for a requested $1.50 donation each way.
  • Seniors are encouraged to call Skylands Ride and preregister for their service prior to scheduling their first trip.
  • Reservations for transportation must be made at least 2 business days in advance of your appointment.
  • Skylands Ride goes to Byram Shop-Rite on Thursdays and will usually pick up seniors around 9:30 am and then return them home around 12:00 pm

Skylands On-Request Service

Senior citizens, veterans, people with disabilities and members of the general public going to work, school or training.

Days: Monday-Friday
Times: 5:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m.
For reservations and fare information call (973) 579-0480.


Effective Wednesday, March 25, 2020, Sussex County Skylands Ride will only be providing demand-response transportation service to access employment, medical appointments, prescriptions, medical equipment, food, and other essential services. The Skylands Ride Public Connect service, including the Saturday Connect service, will be temporarily suspended until further notice. Please contact Skylands Ride to arrange for On-Demand service: (973) 579-0480.

Additional information about the program can be found on the Sussex County website at the following web address:



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