Shared Ride Program
Medical Assistance Transportation Program (MATP)
The Medical Assistance Transportation Program(MATP) is funded by the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare and provided by LCTA Shared Ride. If you or anyone in your family is a Medical Assistance recipient, Shared Ride can help you with transportation to and from medical providers. You can also receive mileage reimbursement if you use your own car or have family or friends drive you to a medical provider. Transportation is provided to medical care that is covered under the MATP.
315 Northampton Street
Kingston, PA 18704
Phone/FAX Numbers
  • (570) 288-8420 Shared Ride - Main
  • (570) 283-1683 Feedback
  • (570) 287-8463 Bus Time Schedule Info.
  • (570) 288-7455 Fax
Email Address:
Intake Requirements: All passengers must be registered with Shared Ride (or with the Luzerne County Transit Authority(LCTA) in case of Special Transportation Efforts Program-STEP) before using our services, and advanced reservations are required. You may call 570-288-8420 or 1-800-679-4135 with any questions or concerns.
Intake Procedure: Call or visit website
Geographical Area: Luzerne
Public Transportation: Hours of transportation service for most programs are from 8:30 a.m. until 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. The STEP program operates 5:00 a.m. until 7:10 p.m. Monday through Friday and 8:50 a.m. to 6:05 p.m. on Saturday.
  • Non-Emergency Medical Transportation
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Shared Ride Program
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