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Paratransit Services

Reduced Bus Fare Card - Seniors and People with Disabilities can ride the bus for approximately half fare!  For more information, please call (602) 253-5000 or visit www.valleymetro.org

 

Cab Connection - Implemented in November 2000, Cab Connection is an alternative to Dial-a-Ride for some users.  This program offers more flexibility and greater independence. The program offers sixteen vouchers per month per user.  Vouchers are subsidized by the City of Scottsdale at the rate of 80% up to a maximum of $10.00. 

To apply you must be resident of Scottsdale, age 65 or older or disabled, obtain a Valley Metro Reduced Fare ID card, and may also be required complete an American with Disabilities Act Certification application, and obtain a Valley Metro Reduced Fare ID card. 

For information, applications or to provide comments, please call (480)312-8747 or email us at MMcPherson@scottsdaleaz.gov

East Valley Dial-A-Ride this site is not part of the City of Scottsdale web site -  (EVDAR) provides two types of door-to-door, shared ride service for seniors and people with disabilities.  Call (480) 633-0101 for more information.

  • ADA: Advanced reservation service with a fixed fee per one-way trip is available to persons who meet the eligibility requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

  • Non-ADA: Service is available to persons with disabilities or senior citizens age 65 or older Monday through Saturday.  The fare for a one-way trip is based on zones traveled.  Advanced Reservation trips are encouraged.

In Scottsdale, dial-a-ride service is provided from Bell Road/CAP Canal/Thunderbird Road on the north to McKellips Road on the south.  This area includes service to the Princess Resort and the Mayo Clinic.   EVDAR includes service to the cities of Tempe, Mesa, Chandler and Gilbert.

East Valley Dial-A-Ride will accept cash and Dial-A-Ride tickets only. EXACT CHANGE IS REQUIRED. DRIVERS ARE UNABLE TO GIVE CHANGE.

No certification process is needed to use the non-ADA service, although proof of age or proof of disability may be requested by the Dial-A-Ride reservationist or driver.  A driver's license or other state issued ID card is an acceptable proof of age.  A Medicare card or Valley Metro Reduced Fare ID card is acceptable proof of age or disability.

Please call:

(480) 633-0101 Reservations
(602) 716-2100, Option #1 for ADA Certification
(602) 253-5000  Valley Metro Reduced Fare ID card
(480) 813-8759  TTY service