The Tri-City Taxi Voucher Program provides subsidized taxi rides to help seniors and people with disabilities with same-day transportation needs.
Service is provided within Fremont, Newark and Union City are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Rides are requested on the same day service as needed and are not wheelchair accessibleat this time.
In order to use the Taxi Voucher Program, a person must be a:
Fremont or Union City resident who is 80 Years of age or older, OR
Newark resident who is 70 years of age or older, OR
Fremont, Newark or Union City resident who is unable to use public transit (local buses, BART) independently due to a disability.
Program participants can purchase taxi vouchers for $4 per voucher. Each voucher subsidizes up to $16 of taxi meter fare. Only 1 voucher can be used per one-way trip. Riders are responsible for any fare beyond the $16 voucher subsidy and for tipping the driver. The number of vouchers that can be purchased is subject to change at any time depending on funding availability.
Taxi voucher must be used with the designated taxi companies that are contracted to provide this service. You must call the designated taxi service number to request a ride. You can call and request a taxi to come as soon as possible, and the vehicle will arrive within 45 minutes, or you can call ahead with a specific time order request.
How to Apply
Please call 510-574-2053 for more information about the taxi service.
To apply, please fill out the application and return to:
City of Fremont Paratransit Program
P.O. Box 5006
Fremont, CA 94537
Programs funded by Alameda CTC through Measure B and Measure BB sales tax.