Paratransit

City of Fremont Paratransit


The City of Fremont Paratransit program provides a shared-ride, door-to-door transportation service for health care, shopping, social and recreational needs. Service is provided to and from destinations in Fremont, Newark and Union City.  

Eligibility Requirements

In order to be eligible for the city's Door to Door Transportation Service, a person must be:
  • A Fremont resident who is 80 years of age or older, OR
  • A Newark resident who is 70 years of age or older, OR
  • A Fremont or Newark resident who is unable to use public transit independently due to a disability or disabling health condition.

Hours & Fares


The hours of operation are: Monday- Friday 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday & Sunday 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Advanced reservations are required. The fare is $2.50 per one-way trip, payable with a prepaid voucher which is sold in books of 8 vouchers for $20. For additional information please contact the Paratransit Coordinator at: 510-574-2053 or by email.

How to Apply


To apply, please fill out the application and return to:
P.O. Box 5006 
Fremont, CA 94537
Fax: 510-574-2054
Email

Group Trips


Fremont Paratransit offers Group Trips, in addition to door-to door transportation services, for social and recreational outings for housing complexes, social groups, or community organizations serving people with disabilities or people 60 years and older.

Trips can be arranged for 6 or more people Monday- Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and must depart and return on the same day. Destinations must be within a 25-mile radius of the Fremont City Hall building. Group Trips must be arranged ahead of time and will be accommodated depending on program funding, vehicle availability and trip distance. Groups can request one 16 or 22 passenger vehicle per trip.
 

Program Funding


Programs funded by Alameda CTC through Measure B and Measure BB sales tax.
 

East Bay Paratransit


East Bay Paratransit provide wheelchair-accessible transportation for people who are unable to use AC Transit buses and BART trains because of a disability or disabling health condition. East Bay Paratransit, the largest paratransit provider in Alameda County, is sponsored by AC Transit and BART to meet the requirements of the ADA. Service is available in the same area where BART and AC Transit operate: from Richmond or Pinole in the North, to Fremont in the South, and to the Pleasanton/Dublin BART station in the East. Service is also available to and from San Francisco. The application process requires and in-person interview, which can be scheduled at the East Bay Paratransit's satellite office at Fremont City Hall. For more information contact East Bay Paratransit: call 510-287-5000

Union City Paratransit


Union City Paratransit is for Union City residents who are unable to use public transportation due to disability or health condition.Union City Paratransit is a service of Union City Transit and the City of Union City. Union City Paratransit provides services required under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Services are partially funded by the Measure B and Measure BB sales tax of Alameda County. For more information, contact  Union City Paratransit call 510-675-5373