Service Name: Berkeley Paratransit Services (Taxi Scrip)

Organization Name: CITY OF BERKELEY HEALTH, HOUSING AND COMMUNITY SERVICES DEPARTMENT

Location

Location Name: Sixth Street

  • Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible/Ramp/Special parking/Restroom/Elevator/Information on tape or in Braille/Interpreter for the Deaf
  • Physical Address: 1900 Sixth Street, Berkeley, CA, 94710
  • Mailing Address: 1900 Sixth Street, Berkeley, CA, 94710
  • Description: Assists persons with disabilities and those age 70 or over with access to different transportation services. Those with visual impairments should notify staff of special communication requirements. The four programs include:

    TAXI SCRIP PROGRAM: Provides voucher to pay for rides on conventional taxicabs and wheelchair-accessible taxicabs.

    WHEELCHAIR-VAN PROGRAM: Provides a free van voucher and/or free taxi scrip exclusively to wheelchair users needing van service for rides that are beyond the scope of services provided by East Bay Paratransit/ATC.

    EAST BAY PARATRANSIT TICKETS: Provide a limited number of free East Bay Paratransit/ATC tickets to individuals certified by East Bay Paratransit.

    MEDICAL RETURN TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM (MrTrip): May reimburse for rides home from healthcare appointment when voucher or scrip was used.
  • Website: https://www.cityofberkeley.info/ContentDisplay.aspx?id=3992
  • Phone(s): 510-981-7269
  • Eligibility: Berkeley residents disabled or over the age of 80 certified by East Bay Paratransit are eligible for services regardless of income.
    Seniors 70 to 79 years of age below 30% AMI will be eligible for services.
  • Areas Served:
    • Berkeley Alameda United States
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