East Bay Paratransit provides service in Western Contra Costa County in the cities and towns of El Cerrito, El Sobrante, Kensington, parts of Pinole, Richmond and San Pablo that are served by AC Transit and BART. Service is limited to areas within 3/4 mile of an operating bus route or BART station. Because East Bay Paratransit also serves people in Alameda County you can schedule trips across county lines with the same operator.
Service is provided during the hours of AC Transit's bus and BART rail operations.
In order to be eligible for East Bay Paratransit service you must reside in Western Contra Costa County. It must be determined that you are eligible for paratransit services under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). A person can be found to be ADA paratransit eligible for all or for some of their transit trips, based on the individual's specific condition(s).
Bring your completed application with you. The application is available on-line or by calling (800) 555-8085. In some cases your healthcare professional will be contacted for more information.
All of Contra Costa County
Mobility Matters operates two volunteer driver programs that provide free, one on one, door through door, escorted rides by screened and trained volunteer drivers using their own cars. Ambulatory members may bring/use their own equipment. Members who use a wheelchair may be accommodated with our wheelchair accessible van
Telephone interview with a follow up in home assessment. The application to be completed by a staff member.
Must be a resident of El Cerrito. El Cerrito Easy Ride services are available to persons with a disability who are 18 and over. Older adults who are 65 or more are also eligible.
El Cerrito city limits only.
Hours of Operation:
Mon - Thurs: 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Fri: 9:00 am -3:30 pm
Reservations may be made up to two weeks in advance between 8:30 am - 5:00 pm. A same day ride may be scheduled between 8:30 am - 9:30 am, if space is available.
Applications available at Open House Senior Center, 6500 Stockton Avenue, El Cerrito.
Subject to change. $2 per one-way ride. Tickets are sold only in books of ten, $20 per book, at the Open House Senior Center.