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All Listings are wheelchair accessible

Service

How to Schedule

Eligibility

Cost

Area Serviced

Hours

ABC Buses
Charter Buses

420-1376

Various wheelchair accessible buses for any occasion

Varies

California/Nevada

Call to reserve

City of Capitola Weekend Shuttle
Beach Shuttle

475-7300
First come first served basis

Everyone

Free

McGregor Drive (off hwy 1 at Park Drive) to Capitola Village and the Beach

Memorial Day to September
11 am-7pm

Courtesy Cab
Cab Service

761-3122
On Demand

Everyone

$5 1st mile
$2 every additional mile
$1 senior discount

SC County
(except city of Santa Cruz)

24 hours/day
7 days/week

First Transit
Private van charter

460-9911
www.firsttransit.com

Everyone

Varies

Great Bay Area

Call to reserve

Greyhound Bus Lines
National Bus Service

423-1800 or (800)752-4841 for wheelchair accommodation (800)345-3109 TTY

Everyone- attendants for those requiring special assistance may ride free

Varies by destination

Nationwide

Varies

Lift Line ADA/
Paratransit Services
Personal van service

425-1558 or 688-9663
Reserve at least a day in advance

Disabled

$2 one way, attendants and servive animals ride free

SC County

Call to reserve:
M-F 8am-5pm
Transportation:
24 hours/day
7 days/week

San Lorenzo Valley Unified School District
School Shuttle

336-2223 to sign up

Available to Special Ed Students in SLVUSD

FREE

San Lorenzo Valley

8am-3pm
Monday-Friday

Santa Cruz Metro Transit
Scheduled Bus Service

425-8600
425-8993 TTD
www.scmtd.com

Everyone (For disabled discounts, a METRO ID card is required)

$1.50 each way
Discount ($.65)

SC County

Varies per route

Taxi Scrip
Discounted taxi fares

425-1558
688-9662
Same day service

Lift Line eligible patrons and seniors may qualify.
For eligibility approval, contact the Transit District

Varies depending on income

SC County

6am-11pm

Volunteer Center of Santa Cruz County
Volunteers drive clients to medical appointments, grocery shopping, & other errands

427-5070

Special needs individuals and seniors

FREE

SC County

Monday-Friday

Wheelers' Accessible Van Rental
Day, week, and monthly rentals

800-456-1371
wheelersvanrentals.com

Everyone

Call for info

National

Call to reserve,
M-F 8am-5pm,
24 hr. emergency service

Yellow Cab Taxi Service
Personal van service

423-1234 Reservations recommended. ON-Demand requests usually accommodated

Everyone
(Seniors & disabled individuals receive 10% discount)

Wheelchair van is $2 initial charge and $.25 per 1/8 mile

SC County

24 hours/day
7 days/week


All SC Metro Buses are accessible with
lifts or ramps.

ELIGIBILITY FOR SANTA CRUZ METRO PARATRANSIT SERVICES
Eligibility is reserved for individuals who, because of their disability, cannot independently board, ride, or disembark from any accessible vehicle. Individuals with impairment-related conditions that prevent them from getting to or from a boarding or disembarking location are also eligible.

To request an eligibility assessment, contact the Metro ParaCruz Eligibility Assessment office at 425-4664. You will be offered an appointment within seven days of your call. After your assessment, you will be notified of your eligibility determination within seven days. Visitors who have been certified by another transit system as ADA certified are eligible for 21 days of service per 365 day period.

WOULD YOU LIKE TO GET INVOLVED IN CREATING LOCAL TRANSPORTATION POLICY FOR PEOPLE WITH SPECIAL NEEDS?
The Elderly and Disabled Transportation Advisory Committee assesses and advocates for transportation needs of the elderly and disabled, and facilitates communication between public and private agencies, users and providers. The committee meets the second Tuesday of even-numbered months at 1:30 pm. They also publish an excellent comprehensive guide to transportation services for elderly and disabled people in Santa Cruz County.

To order a guide or get more information, call 460-3200 or visit their website at www.sccrtc.org.


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Shared Adventures
PO BOX 396
Santa Cruz, CA 95061

info@sharedadventures.org

 

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