ACTION is providing FREE travel for all Senior Card holders from Saturday 12 to Sunday 20 March 2016. If you are a holder of the following cards you are entitled to free travel:
For more information on events in Seniors Week check out the COTA Seniors Week website.
On Thursday 17 March, COTA will be holding their Seniors Week Expo at Thoroughbred Park.
If you’d like to take an ACTION bus to the EXPO the below route services will travel along Flemington Road where EXPO goers can depart at EPIC and connect with the FREE shuttle at the EPIC Park & Ride which will drop you straight at the EXPO.
The following services will travel past Flemington Road.
Flexible Transport Bus Service will be providing a free shuttle service to the Seniors EXPO. The shuttle will run every 30 minutes between 9am and 3pm. Services will depart the Woden Bus Station (Platform 4), City Bus Station (Platform 10) , EPIC Park & Ride and will continue through to Thoroughbred Park.
If you are an ACT permanent resident, aged 60 or over and not in paid employment for over 20 hours a week you are eligible for a Seniors MyWay Card.
Application forms for a Seniors MyWay Card are available from Access Canberra shopfronts, ACT Public Libraries or the Council on the Ageing Office. Please note applications are not available online. Your application will be witnessed by shopfront, library or COTA staff, then you will be issued with a new Seniors Card.
When completing an application form, you are required to provide proof of age and residency. Acceptable forms of identification include:
Seniors MyWay Card balances can be restored if the card is lost, stolen or damaged.