Transportation

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Transportation

ALL OF SAN DIEGO COUNTY

San Diego Volunteer Driver Coalition
Services:  Multi-Purpose Transport
Price Range:  Fare determined by Mileage
Hours:  Hours Vary by Program
858-637-3000
www.sdcvdc.org

FACT
Services:  888-924-3228
Price Range:  Fare determined by Mileage
Hours:  7am to 8pm 7 days a week
888-924-3228
factsd.org


BEACHES

Seniors a Go Go
Services:  Medical Appointments/Errands/Beauty Salons and Barber Shops/Social Visits/Libraries/Exercise Classes
Price Range:  Donation Based (Must call for enrollment)
Hours:  Mon-Thu. 8am-4pm, Fri. 8am-12pm
619-284-9281
www.elderhelpofsandiego.org


EAST COUNTY

Rides for Neighbors
Services:  Door-to-door rides are provided for essential needs such as medical or dental appointments, shopping, personal care, banking and more.
Price Range:  Donation Based
Hours:  Web-Based Scheduling by appointment
619-667-1321
www.cityoflamesa.com

Seniors a Go Go
Services:  Medical Appointments/Errands/Beauty Salons and Barber Shops/Social Visits/Libraries/Exercise Classes
Price Range:  Donation Based (Must call for enrollment)
Hours:  Mon-Thu. 8am-4pm, Fri. 8am-12pm
619-284-9281
www.elderhelpofsandiego.org

On The Go Jewish Family Services
Services:  Cars/Shuttles/Custom outings/Excursions/Errands Must be 60 or older to qualify
Price Range:  $20 Enrollment $4 Door to Door Donation to Fee Based (Online Enrollment Required)
Hours:  Mon-Sun. 7am to 7pm
858-637-7320
www.jfssd.org

Senior Helpers
Services:  Door to Door Hourly Rate/3 Hr Minimum $22 hr/Face to Face Assessment required to qualify
Price Range:  $22 Hourly
Hours:  Mon- Fri. 8am-8pm
619-916-3289
www.seniorhelpers.com


MID-CENTRAL

Seniors a Go Go
Services:  Medical Appointments/Errands/Beauty Salons and Barber Shops/Social Visits/Libraries/Exercise Classes
Price Range:  Donation Based (Must call for enrollment)
Hours:  Mon-Thu. 8am-4pm, Fri. 8am-12pm
619-284-9281
www.elderhelpofsandiego.org


NORTH CENTRAL

On The Go Jewish Family Services
Services:  Cars/Shuttles/Custom outings/Excursions/Errands Must be 60 or older to qualify
Price Range:  $20 Enrollment $4 Door to Door Donation to Fee Based (Online Enrollment Required)
Hours:  Mon-Sun. 7am to 7pm
858-637-7320
www.jfssd.org


NORTH COASTAL

Del Mar Transportation Services
Services:  Wheelchair accessible
Price Range:  $3 Donation Requested
Hours:  9am to 4pm Mon-Fri
858-792-7565
dmcc.cc


NORTH INLAND

On The Go Jewish Family Services
Services:  Cars/Shuttles/Custom outings/Excursions/Errands Must be 60 or older to qualify
Price Range:  $20 Enrollment $4 Door to Door Donation to Fee Based (Online Enrollment Required)
Hours:  Mon-Sun. 7am to 7pm
858-637-7320
www.jfssd.org

Rides and Smiles (JFS)
Services:  Transportation for Seniors Must be 60 or older/ Weelchair accessible with 1 week reservation/Medical/personal/Synagogue
Price Range:  Donation $5-25 each way
Hours:  Hours Vary
858-637-7320
www.jfssd.org


PENINSULA

Out and About (Shepard Center)
Services:  Door to Door 1 Hr errands
Price Range:  (Registration Required) $50 annual fee/Donation based for transportation $5 Suggested
Hours:  Mon-Fri. 9am-3pm
619-223-1640
www.sdpsc.org/transportation

Seniors a Go Go
Services:  Medical Appointments/Errands/Beauty Salons and Barber Shops/Social Visits/Libraries/Exercise Classes
Price Range:  Donation Based (Must call for enrollment)
Hours:  Mon-Thu. 8am-4pm, Fri. 8am-12pm
619-284-9281
www.elderhelpofsandiego.org

Directory By City


CARLSBAD

Solutions for Seniors on the Go
Services:  Van Service/Taxi Scrip/Wheelchair Accessible call 24 hrs in advance, application required for scheduling
Price Range:  $5 Each Way (Van) $7 (Taxi Scrip)
Hours:  Mon-Sun. 6am to 6pm
760-435-5253
www.ci.oceanside.ca.us

CHULA VISTA

A Better Solution
Services:  Door to Door/Same day/Round Trip/One Way/Wheelchair
Price Range:  $54 plus mileage HR/ Long Term Care/Workers’ Comp. Accepted
Hours:  24/7
619-585-9011
www.absihc.com

ENCINITAS

Solutions for Seniors on the Go
Services:  Van Service/Taxi Scrip/Wheelchair Accessible call 24 hrs in advance, application required for scheduling
Price Range:  $5 Each Way (Van) $7 (Taxi Scrip)
Hours:  Mon-Sun. 6am to 6pm
760-435-5253
www.ci.oceanside.ca.us

ESCONDIDO

Solutions for Seniors on the Go
Services:  Van Service/Taxi Scrip/Wheelchair Accessible call 24 hrs in advance, application required for scheduling
Price Range:  $5 Each Way (Van) $7 (Taxi Scrip)
Hours:  Mon-Sun. 6am to 6pm
760-435-5253
www.ci.oceanside.ca.us

LA JOLLA

Seniors a Go Go
Services:  Medical Appointments/Errands/Beauty Salons and Barber Shops/Social Visits/Libraries/Exercise Classes
Price Range:  Donation Based (Must call for enrollment)
Hours:  Mon-Thu. 8am-4pm, Fri. 8am-12pm
619-284-9281
www.elderhelpofsandiego.org

LA MESA

Community Mobile Connections
Services:  Multi-Purpose Tranport/Hospital pickup/Church/Errands
Price Range:  Fees Subject to Change/Call to verify fees/ 60 and Older/La Mesa Residents Only/Ambulatory/Disabilities/No wheelchair lift
Hours:  9:00 am-3:30 pm Tuesday and Thursday; 7:30 am-1:30 pm Sunday
619-694-7862
sandiego.networkofcare.org

Out and About (Shepard Center)
Services:  Door to Door 1 Hr errands
Price Range:  (Registration Required) $50 annual fee/Donation based for transportation $5 Suggested
Hours:  Mon-Fri. 9am-3pm
619-223-1640
www.sdpsc.org/transportation

Rides for Neighbors
Services:  Door-to-door rides are provided for essential needs such as medical or dental appointments, shopping, personal care, banking and more.
Price Range:  Donation Based
Hours:  Web-Based Scheduling by appointment
619-667-1321
www.cityoflamesa.com

MIDWAY SPORTS ARENA

Out and About (Shepard Center)
Services:  Door to Door 1 Hr errands
Price Range:  (Registration Required) $50 annual fee/Donation based for transportation $5 Suggested
Hours:  Mon-Fri. 9am-3pm
619-223-1640
www.sdpsc.org/transportation

MIRAMAR

Seniors a Go Go
Services:  Medical Appointments/Errands/Beauty Salons and Barber Shops/Social Visits/Libraries/Exercise Classes
Price Range:  Donation Based (Must call for enrollment)
Hours:  Mon-Thu. 8am-4pm, Fri. 8am-12pm
619-284-9281
www.elderhelpofsandiego.org

OCEANSIDE

Solutions for Seniors on the Go
Services:  Van Service/Taxi Scrip/Wheelchair Accessible call 24 hrs in advance, application required for scheduling
Price Range:  $5 Each Way (Van) $7 (Taxi Scrip)
Hours:  Mon-Sun. 6am to 6pm
760-435-5253
www.ci.oceanside.ca.us

PALOMAR MEDICAL CENTER

Solutions for Seniors on the Go
Services:  Van Service/Taxi Scrip/Wheelchair Accessible call 24 hrs in advance, application required for scheduling
Price Range:  $5 Each Way (Van) $7 (Taxi Scrip)
Hours:  Mon-Sun. 6am to 6pm
760-435-5253
www.ci.oceanside.ca.us

POINT LOMA

Out and About (Shepard Center)
Services:  Door to Door 1 Hr errands
Price Range:  (Registration Required) $50 annual fee/Donation based for transportation $5 Suggested
Hours:  Mon-Fri. 9am-3pm
619-223-1640
www.sdpsc.org/transportation

POWAY

Rides and Smiles (JFS)
Services:  Transportation for Seniors Must be 60 or older/ Weelchair accessible with 1 week reservation/Medical/personal/Synagogue
Price Range:  Donation $5-25 each way
Hours:  Hours Vary
858-637-7320
www.jfssd.org

Seniors a Go Go
Services:  Medical Appointments/Errands/Beauty Salons and Barber Shops/Social Visits/Libraries/Exercise Classes
Price Range:  Donation Based (Must call for enrollment)
Hours:  Mon-Thu. 8am-4pm, Fri. 8am-12pm
619-284-9281
www.elderhelpofsandiego.org

RANCHO BERNARDO

Seniors a Go Go
Services:  Medical Appointments/Errands/Beauty Salons and Barber Shops/Social Visits/Libraries/Exercise Classes
Price Range:  Donation Based (Must call for enrollment)
Hours:  Mon-Thu. 8am-4pm, Fri. 8am-12pm
619-284-9281
www.elderhelpofsandiego.org

RANCHO PENASQUITOS

Seniors a Go Go
Services:  Medical Appointments/Errands/Beauty Salons and Barber Shops/Social Visits/Libraries/Exercise Classes
Price Range:  Donation Based (Must call for enrollment)
Hours:  Mon-Thu. 8am-4pm, Fri. 8am-12pm
619-284-9281
www.elderhelpofsandiego.org

SCRIPPS RANCH

Seniors a Go Go
Services:  Medical Appointments/Errands/Beauty Salons and Barber Shops/Social Visits/Libraries/Exercise Classes
Price Range:  Donation Based (Must call for enrollment)
Hours:  Mon-Thu. 8am-4pm, Fri. 8am-12pm
619-284-9281
www.elderhelpofsandiego.org

Solutions for Seniors on the Go
Services:  Van Service/Taxi Scrip/Wheelchair Accessible call 24 hrs in advance, application required for scheduling
Price Range:  $5 Each Way (Van) $7 (Taxi Scrip)
Hours:  Mon-Sun. 6am to 6pm
760-435-5253
www.ci.oceanside.ca.us

VISTA

Out and About
Services:  Individual Drivers/Shuttles/Errands
Price Range:  Shutles $3 per round trip/$5 outside Vista round trip/$10 for rides 50 miles outside Vista
Hours:  8am to 2:30pm
760-639-6161
www.cityofvista.com

Solutions for Seniors on the Go
Services:  Van Service/Taxi Scrip/Wheelchair Accessible call 24 hrs in advance, application required for scheduling
Price Range:  $5 Each Way (Van) $7 (Taxi Scrip)
Hours:  Mon-Sun. 6am to 6pm
760-435-5253
www.ci.oceanside.ca.us

Public Transportation

The Metropolitan Transit System (MTS) includes trolleys and buses that primarily serve Central, South, and East San Diego.

MTS Trip Planner – http://www.sdmts.com/schedules-real-time/trip-planner

The North County Transit District (NCTD) includes trains and buses that primarily serve Northern San Diego County.

  • Breeze buses serve all of North County
  • Sprinter (light rail line) runs east-west through Oceanside, Vista, San Marcos, and Escondido
  • Coaster (commuter train) links Oceanside to Downtown San Diego

NCTD Trip Planner – http://www.gonctd.com/trip-planner

The easiest way to pay for public transportation is to purchase a Compass Card for $2. It’s a reusable card that you can load for day passes or monthly passes, depending on your needs and can be used for both MTS and NCTD. http://511sd.com/compass/compass