Wheels Transportation

Wheels Transportation

5 Points Wheels

Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays | 9:30 AM-12:30 PM

Pete drives the 5 Points Wheels bus on Wednesdays.

Pete drives the 5 Points Wheels bus on Wednesdays.

Who is eligible?

  • Riders must be 50+ or disabled. Anyone who is disabled and under 18 must have a parent or guardian with them.
  • Riders must live within the grid: Sunset Drive (north) to Huger/Elmwood (west) to Rosewood (south) to Beltline (east).
  • Riders must fill out a Rider Information Form and sign a Release Form.

Where do we go? 

  • We will transport within the Grid of the Downtown Columbia area. Please see the map for specific boundaries.
  • Regular stops to pick up riders starting at 9:30AM at Christopher Towers, Finlay House, and Marion Street Apartments. Hop on at one of these stops and tell the driver where you need to go within the grid. (We also go to WalMart on Forest Drive, but no further).
  •  If you have a medical appointment and you live within the grid, call the Lourie Center at least 48 hours in advance with your name, address, and destination address.

For more information or to schedule an appointment with 5 Points Wheels, contact our 5 Points Wheels Coordinator at 803-779-1971.


 

wheelsNortheast Wheels

Mondays, 9AM-1PM | Thursdays, 9AM-1PM

Lourie Center is pleased to announce a partnership with the Richland County Sheriff’s Department’s Project HOPE to enhance our Northeast Wheels program.  It runs two days a week.

Who is eligible?

  • Riders must be 50+ or disabled. Anyone who is disabled and under 18 must have a parent or guardian with them.
  • Riders must live within the grid: 277 to I-77, Percival Rd. to Forest Dr., and Beltline Blvd. back to 277.
  • Riders must fill out a Rider Information Form and sign a Release Form.

Where do we go?

Baptist Medical Center, Palmetto Health Richland, Providence Northeast, and Providence Downtown Hospitals for medical appointments.

For more information or to schedule an appointment with Northeast Wheels, contact our Northeast Wheels Coordinator, Captain Williams, RCSD, at 803-576-3467.