Mobility and Transportation Services - Seniors & People with Disabilities
Seniors and people with disabilities living in Fremont, Newark or Union City have access to a variety of transportation programs, depending on need.
Tri City Mobility Management
Mobility management specialists provide information and help accessing services to anyone calling with transportation related questions. Assistance can be provided for a range of transportation needs, from needing wheelchair accessible transportation to assistance retesting for a driver’s license. Please call 510-574-2053 for assistance.
Paratransit is door-to-door transportation for people who are unable to use public transportation such as buses or BART due to a health condition or disability, or age. For more information on paratransit programs in the Tri-City area click here .
Tri-City Taxi Voucher Program
The Tri- City Taxi Voucher Program is a same-day transportation service that provides a limited number of subsidized taxi rides to Tri-City residents who qualify by age or disability. Unlike existing Paratransit programs that require riders to make advanced reservations for their trips, this program provides same day service. For more information click here.
Travel training provides seniors and people with disabilities with group workshops, small group outings and/or one-on-one trainings to learn how to use local public transportation, including AC Transit buses and BART. For more information click here
Volunteer Driver Programs
Life Eldercare’s VIP Rides Program and Drivers for Survivors are both volunteer driver programs that serve Tri-City residents. VIP Rides provides door-through-door assistance to seniors and people with disabilities who need extra assistance and Drivers for Survivors provides transportation for people with a cancer diagnosis to cancer related medical appointments. For more information click here