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Medical Needs: Transportation

Medical needs can be planned for or come unexpectedly; this source will help guide you through the transportation options for either situation.  The Geneseo Public Bus Service is a great resource for planned medical needs but can still be helpful with the unexpected, which is where the taxis and car services come in very useful.  Listed below are the most frequently used transportation types, area hospitals, and situations with solutions.


Types of Local Transportation 

RTS Livingston: Local Daily Service

  • Available daily when classes are in session
  • No charge with student ID
  • See Bus Schedules for more information

RTS Livingston: Rochester Weekend Service

  • Available Friday afternoon - Sunday evening when classes are in session
  • No charge with student ID
  • See Bus Schedules for more information

RTS Livingston: County Service

  • Available daily regardless of class schedule as it is a county service
  • No charge with student ID
  • See County Route Map for service routes
  • Call (585) 658-4690 for more information

RTS Livingston: Dial-a-Ride Service

  • Available Monday - Friday based on location
  • Advance notice (24 hours) is required
  • Exact change only:
    • $1.00 within the Village of Geneseo
    • $2.00 to other towns in Livingston County
    • $6.50 each way to Monroe County hospitals 
  • Exact change only
  • Call (585) 658-4690 for more information

Northern Livingston County Red Cross: Volunteer Driver

  • One week notice is required to ensure driver availablity 
  • $20.00 round trip payment requested
  • Call (585) 243-7029 or email nlccross@frontiernet.net for more information

Catholic Charities: Volunteer Driver

  • One week notice is required to ensure driver availability
  • Part of the 'Faith in Action' program
  • Call (585) 658-4466 Ext. 18 for more information

Taxis & Car Services

  • Available 24/7 depending on each companies policy
  • Most companies will be pay out-of-pocket for services
  • Always be sure to confirm the price and method of payment when making arrangements
  • See Taxi & Car Services for a list of local options
  • Dakota Medical & Quality Transportation have an agreement with the College that allows service fees to be billed directly to the students account instead of paying out-of-pocket for services - student ID is required at the time of service - for transportation to and from area hospitals and other medical facilities

Area Hospitals Most Frequently Used

Noyes Memorial Hospital
111 Clara Barton Street
Dansville, NY 14437
Phone: (585) 335-6001

Wyoming County Community Health System (WCCHS)
400 North Main Street
Warsaw, NY 14569
Phone: (585) 786-2233

Strong Memorial Hospital
601 Elmwood Avenue
Rochester, NY 14642
Phone: (585) 275-2100

Highland Hospital
1000 South Avenue
Rochester, NY 14620
Phone: (585) 473-2200

Rochester General Hospital
1425 Portland Avenue
Rochester, NY 14621
Phone: (585) 922-4000


Best Options for Common Situations

Note: The Northern Livingston Red Cross and Catholic Charities volunteer drivers are possible solutions for all of these situations, but they generally require at least one week advance notice so they are not listed here in the more immediate transportation options.

You have been transported to a hospital via ambluance and now need a ride back to campus:

To Geneseo Campus From Noyes Memorial Hospital

  • Geneseo Public Bus Service - Dial-a-Ride
  • RTS Livingston - County Bus Service
  • Turbo Taxi, Mt. Morris Taxi or Town & Country Cab - pay at time of service
  • Dakota Medical or Quality Transportation - pay at time of service or bill to student account

To Geneseo Campus From Wyoming County Community Health System

  • Turbo Taxi, Mt. Morris Taxi or Town & Country Cab - pay at time of service
  • Dakota Medical or Quality Transportation - pay at time of service or bill to student account

To Geneseo Campus From Strong Memorial Hospital, Highland Hospital or Rochester General Hospital

  • Taxis & car services are most common - any local taxi or Turbo Taxi - pay at time of service
  • Dakota Medical or Quality Transportation - pay at time of service or bill to student account
  • Geneseo Public Bus Service - Rochester Weekend Schedule
  • Geneseo Public Bus Service - Dial-a-Ride

You need a ride from campus to a health service provider/medical office:

Appointment at Livingston Health Services or medical offices in Geneseo

  • Geneseo Public Bus Service - Local Daily Service
  • Geneseo Public Bus Service - Dial-a-Ride
  • Turbo Taxi - pay at time of service
  • Dakota Medical or Quality Transporation - pay at time of service or bill to student account

Appointment at medical offices in Lakeville, NY 

  • RTS Livingston - County Bus Service
  • Geneseo Publice Bus Service - Dial-a-Ride
  • Turbo Taxi - pay at time of service
  • Dakota Medical or Quality Transportation - pay at time of service or bill to student account

Appointment at medical offices or hospitals in Rochester, NY

  • Geneseo Public Bus Service - Dial-a-Ride
  • Geneseo Public Bus Service - Rochester Weekend Service
  • Turbo Taxi, LeGault Service or Around Town Shuttle - pay at time of service
  • Dakota Medical or Quality Transportation - pay at time of service or bill to student account