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					                                                         Transportation Agencies                                                          04/18/2013


      Provider           Contact & Hours of                 Eligibility          Service Areas      Cost      Advance               Comments
                              Operation                                                                        Notice
Redi-wheels             650.508.6241               Similar to Outreach           San Mateo        Fee         7 days
San Mateo County                                                                 County
Redi Wheels             650.366.4856               Need to apply                 Rides from       Fee         7 days    7 to 10 business days to apply
Half Moon Bay to                                                                 Half Moon Bay                          www.samtrans.org/rwguide.html
Stanford                                                                         to SHC
Outreach- Paratransit   408.436.2865               Mental or physical            Santa Clara      Fee         1 to 14   Call to schedule daily, between 8
Santa Clara County                                 disability preventing a       County                       days      am and 5 pm.
                        Rides daily between        person from using regular                                            Dispatch Department is open from
                        5:00 am and 2:00 am        public transportation.                                               5:00 AM to 10:00 PM, 7 days a
                                                   Wheelchair                                                           week.
                                                   accommodations.                                                      30 minute pick up window.
                                                   Must pre-apply.
Senior                  408.436.2865 ext. 275      65+ years of age              Santa Clara      Voluntary             (40) one way rides or
Transportation          1-800-400-3440             Santa Clara County            County           donation              (20) round-trip rides per year
Program                 408-436-4860               Resident                                                             Must reapply annually
                                                   Application
Road Runners            650.940.7016               Ambulatory only               Within 10 mile   Fee         1 to 2    Phone Enrollment.
El Camino Hospital      Monday - Friday                                          radius of                    days      $4.50, $6.50, $9.50, $13.50, $16.50
                        8:00 am – 4:30 pm                                        hospital.                              each way. Fee starts at $4.50 and
                                                                                 Atherton to                            goes up depending on origination
                                                                                 Saratoga                               and destination locations. Both
                                                                                                                        locations must be within 10 mile
                                                                                                                        radius of El Camino Hospital.
Delivered By Grace      408-590-5898                                             Santa Clara                            Will accompany patients to
Sunnyvale               www.deliveredbygrace.org                                 County for                             appointments upon request and
                        Monday - Friday                                          transportation                         take notes. ($50 for first hour,
                        8:00 am – 4:00 pm                                        & shopping                             $12.50 each 15 minute interval
                                                                                 service                                thereafter)
Get Up & Go             650-378-2750               Ambulatory only,              San Mateo        $5 round    1 week    Call to schedule
                                                   Elderly and Disabled          County           trip
Coastside               650.726.9071               Mobility impaired residents   Montara to       Fee         1 day     24 hours to process application
Opportunity Center      Monday - Friday            of the area served.           Santa Cruz
                        8am – 5pm                                                county line.



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                                                         Transportation Agencies                                                              04/18/2013


      Provider              Contact & Hours of              Eligibility           Service Areas       Cost       Advance                Comments
                                Operation                                                                         Notice
Need a Ride               650.462.0853            Ambulatory only                 Palo Alto, San    Fee          1 day
East Palo Alto            Monday - Friday                                         Mateo, E. Palo
(Private)                 8:00 am – 5:00 pm                                       Alto, Stanford,
                                                                                  Portola Valley
Medi-Core Transport       24-Hour Hotline         Types of Transportation:        Bay Area          Fee                     Wheelchair: 2-way $90
3534 Headwater Drive      650-278-1321            Wheelchair and Gurney                                                     Gurney: 2-way $190
Vallejo, CA 94591                                                                                                           Mileage: $3/mile (under 40 miles)
                                                                                                                            Addt’l Charges: Oxygen Rate $25
* Ken Transportation      408.267.4459 (office)   Free transport to/from          Santa             Free to      Prefer     They will only transport more than
Services                  408.221.9924 (cell)     medical appointments for        Clara/San         Medi-Cal     24 hour    one patient at a time IF the
                          Daily, including        Medi-Cal recipients. The        Mateo             recipients   advance    following criteria are met:
                          weekends,               business will bill Medi-Cal     counties.                      notice         - all patients live close to
                          from 6 AM to 11 PM.     directly. Private pay is also   Other areas                                       each other or in the same
                          Additional coverage     available for non-Medi-Cal      can be                                            apartment or living
                          can be arranged.        recipients. Wheelchair van      arranged.                                         complex
                                                  available.                                                                    - all are going to the same
                                                                                                                                    place for their
                                                                                                                                    appointments
                                                                                                                                - all have appointments at
                                                                                                                                    the same time
                                                                                                                            They will wait at the appointment if
                                                                                                                            the duration is less than an hour.
Easy Ride                 650.520.4044            None                                              Fee          1 hr to-        Wheelchair Van rate is $60
                                                                                                                 1-1/2 hr           one way, $100 roundtrip +
                                                                                                                 notice             $2/mile
                                                                                                                                 Gurney rate is $100 one
                                                                                                                                    way, $180 roundtrip +
                                                                                                                                    $2/mile
                                                                                                                                 Ambulatory rate is $30 one
                                                                                                                                    way, $50 roundtrip +
                                                                                                                                    $2/mile




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      Provider            Contact & Hours of              Eligibility          Service Areas     Cost      Advance               Comments
                              Operation                                                                     Notice
HMT                     650-333-3283            None                                           Fee         1 hr      Ambulatory and Wheelchair car
                                                                                                           notice    rate:
                                                                                                                          $35 base rate + $2.50/mile
                                                                                                                           weekdays
                                                                                                                          $50 base rate + $2.50/mile
                                                                                                                           weekends
                                                                                                                     Gurney rate:
                                                                                                                          $80 base rate + $2/mile
                                                                                                                           weekdays
                                                                                                                          $100 base rate + $2.50/mile
                                                                                                                           weekends

Yellow Cab –            650.342-1234            None                                           Fee,                  Wheelchair Van Service. Fee is
Wheelchair van                                                                                 15%                   $35 base rate + $4/mile. 45 minute
service                                                                                        senior                response. 5 mi min.
                                                                                               discount*             Before 7 am or after 5 pm, add $10;
                                                                                                                     Notice less than 24hrs, add $10.
                                                                                                                     *tell dispatcher when you call for
                                                                                                                     ride that you are a senior and ask
                                                                                                                     for discount.
Golden State            408.879.1400            None                                           Fee                   Gurney rate is $195 + $9/mile

AMR West                650.969.9010            None. Will take MediCal                        Fee;                  Gurney rate is $150 + $5/mile
                                                with proof of medical                          Medi-Cal
                                                necessity.                                     - none
Heart of the Valley     408.241.1571            59 years or older              See comments    Fee, may    7 days    No application process
Services for Seniors,   Monday - Friday         Must be ambulatory                             be                    Certain zip codes in the following
Inc.                    9am – 9pm                                                              waived                areas are serviced: Santa Clara,
                                                                                                                     Campbell, Los Gatos, Sunnyvale,
                                                                                                                     Cupertino, West San Jose,
                                                                                                                     Saratoga, Monte Sereno
                                                                                                                     www.servicesforseniors.org




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      Provider              Contact & Hours of              Eligibility          Service Areas      Cost     Advance                Comments
                                 Operation                                                                    Notice
American Cancer           800-227-2345             Cancer Patients to cancer     Santa Clara      Free       5 to 10    Up to 3 rides per week
Society                   San Jose: 408-871-1062   treatment appointments.       County                      days
                          Monday - Friday          Ambulatory, no bone
                          9 am – 5 pm              involved.
Community Services        650.968.0836             60+ years of age              Palo Alto to     Free       2 to 3     Provides rides for seniors ONLY if
Agency of Mountain        Monday - Friday          Residents of Mountain         Santa Clara                 days       they require an advocate to go with
View and Palo Alto        8 am – 5 pm              View, Los Altos, Los Altos                                           them.
                                                   Hills
Friends in Service to     650.593.1288             Ambulatory only               Belmont,         Free       3-4 days   Alternate service areas: 650-570-
Humanity (FISH)           Monday - Friday                                        Redwood City,                          6002
                          8 am – 5 pm                                            San Carlos                             Millbrae/ Burlingame/ Foster City

Whistle Stop              415.454.0964                                           Out of area
                                                                                 transportation
Life Line                 831-425-1558             Santa Cruz County             For out of       Donation   5 days     Goes to medical facilities outside
                          Monday - Friday          Residents                     Santa Cruz       welcome               of Santa Cruz County
                          9 am – 4:30 pm                                         County
                                                                                 transportation
Palo Alto Cab             650.858.3600             None                                           Fee                   Regular taxi service

Yellow Cab – General      650.321.1234             None                                           Fee,                  Regular taxi service
                                                                                                  15%                   *Ask dispatcher for senior
                                                                                                  discount              discount when call for ride.
                                                                                                  for
                                                                                                  seniors*
Paratransit Providers     408-554-5822                                           Greater Bay      Fee        2-3 days   $70 round trip + $1.50/mi
                          408-832-2233                                           Area                                   $40 one way + $1.50/mi
                          7 am – 5 pm                                                                                   Private pay. Provides w/c
                                                                                                                        transportation and general
                                                                                                                        transportation (for shopping, etc.)




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      Provider           Contact & Hours of              Eligibility          Service Areas     Cost   Advance                 Comments
                             Operation                                                                  Notice
V & B Transportation   408-937-6135            Medi Cal,                      Santa Clara     Fee      1-2 days   $50 round trip + $2/mi
                       7 am – 4 pm             Private Pay                    County                              $35 one way + $2/mi
                                                                                                                  Discounts for ongoing service, i.e.
                                                                                                                  dialysis. Provides wheelchair
                                                                                                                  transportation; gurney on limited
                                                                                                                  basis. Drivers do not wait. Patient
                                                                                                                  calls for return trip – 30-45 min wait
                                                                                                                  for pickup.



         Despite our efforts to be as accurate as possible, we realize that some information contained in this document may have
         undergone modification since the date of this publication. We encourage organizations and members of the community to
         contact Geriatric Health Services at Stanford Hospital & Clinics with information about other transportation available,
         suggestions or changes. Call 650.725.4504.




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