Transportation Options

Valley Transit Authority (VTA) Access Paratransit:

Older Adults who are no longer able to drive and are eligible for VTA Access can receive rides to their required destination and to the Senior Cafe (Senior Nutrition Program).  VTA is committed to providing the senior community of Santa Clara County services that help them meet their transportation needs.

For an application to VTA, click here.  (Note: application must be mailed in to VTA directly.)

If you would like to receive rides to the Senior Nutrition Program, the next step after applying for VTA, is to qualify for the Mobility Management program.  Please fill out the following form, and bring it to the Centennial Recreation Senior Center: click here.  

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Sourcewise Speedy Shuttle:

Sourcewise Community Resource Solutions pilots the Speedy Shuttle, a transportation option for senior residents in South County.  The Sourcewise Transit Service enhances transportation access for over 11,000 South County residents who are over 65 and older and in need of connections to Senior Centers in Morgan Hill and Gilroy.

To receive rides to the Senior Nutrition Program in Morgan Hill or Gilroy, please call Sourcewise at (408) 762-7362.

RYDE Program (Resuming soon!)

RYDE stands for Reaching Your Destination Easily. RYDE is a curb-to-curb transportation and local trip planning service for adults 65+ living in the Morgan Hill area. RYDE fees are fixed based on the number of miles you travel to a destination. 

The RYDE Program can be used for appointments, grocery shopping, visiting with friends, or trips to a location in the Morgan Hill area. RYDE also provides trips to doctors' offices and the CalTrain Station. 

Hours

Transportation hours: 8:00 am to 4:00 pm Monday through Friday
Telephone hours: 8:00 am to 4:00 pm Monday through Friday, excluding holidays.

Fees

Fees are based on a sliding scale based on income and financial assistance is available. RYDE fees are based on (1) income and not net assets and (2) the number of miles you travel to a destination.

  • Up to 4 miles = $0.90 to $9.00

  • 4.01 miles to 8 miles = $1.30 to $13.00

  • 8.01 miles to 16 miles = $1.80 to $18.00

 

RYDE Destinations 

  • Anywhere within the City limits of Morgan Hill.

  • To medical appointments in Morgan Hill

RYDE Application and FAQ Sheet

Scheduling a RYDE

After completing the application process, please call 2 business days prior to the requested ride or book a RYDE up to 5 weeks ahead. 

Phone: 408-310-4250
Email: RYDE@mhcrc.com

Surrounding Areas

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For more information about transportation options, please call Denise Melroy at (408) 310-4255 or email at denise.melroy@mhcrc.com.