August 28, 2015

Alternative transportation options

The Mayor’s Office has received inquiries about alternative transportation options while bus service is limited (current routes and schedules can be found here). Below is a partial list of alternative transportation options (listing does not imply endorsement).

General public

Provider

Phone

Website

Information

Sun Link (520) 792-9222 sunlinkstreetcar.com 24-hour ticket: $4; one-way ticket: full fare, $1.50; economy fare, $0.50; University of Arizona to Mercado San Agustín
Sun Rideshare (520) 884-7433 sunrideshare.org/RidePro Carpool matching service
Lyft lyft.com/cities/tucson Ridesharing service; schedule rides using mobile app
Mike’s Helping Hand (520) 207-3917 or (520) 241-6169 mikeshelpinghandtucson.com Personalized transportation; bonded and insured
Taxicab companies Listed in yellow pages No advance notice required; reservations accepted; rides can be shared to split cost
Uber uber.com/cities/tucson Ridesharing service; schedule rides using mobile app
VIP Taxi (520) 300-3000 viptaxi.com Call to register and obtain a pre-paid cab card for regularly scheduled service; discounts for frequent riders

Seniors

Provider

Phone

Website

Information

Arizona Senior Transport (520) 573-6221 Email: azseniortransport@
gmail.com
Round trip, door to door service
Armory Park Senior Center (520) 791-4865 tucsonaz.gov/parks/armory For registered meal program members living in 85701; call Ramona one day in advance to arrange a ride to the center; $1 suggested donation
El Rio Senior Center (520) 837-8210 tucsonaz.gov/parks/el-rio Rides to and from El Rio for seniors living in the area; call Diane for more information
Interfaith Community Services (520) 297-6049 icstucson.org Must be a registered ICS recipient to request services
Lioque Senior Center (520) 879-5530 pascuayaqui-nsn.gov Transportation for elders of Pascua Yaqui tribe to the senior center
Neighbors Care Alliance (520) 790-0504 pcoa.org/services/neighbors-care-alliance Transportation for seniors and younger disabled adults
Old Fort Lowell Live-at-Home program (520) 275-6757 oldfortlowellliveathome.org For residents of Old Ft. Lowell Neighborhood (Swan to Pantano Wash & Rillito to Grant); volunteers provide transportation to seniors and others needing assistance

Disabled

Provider

Phone

Website

Information

Sun Van (520) 798-1000 or TDD (520) 884-5100 sunvan.com Riders must be pre-qualified through City of Tucson ADA Paratransit Eligibility Office, (520) 791-5409 or TDD (520) 791-2639
American Pony Express (520) 888-2996 amponyexpress.com 24-hour advance notice requested
Catalina Transportation Services, Inc. (520) 624-5466 catalinatransportation.com Can accommodate service animals and walkers; not wheelchair accessible
DAV transport network for veterans (520) 792-1450 x 6405 dav.org/veterans/i-need-a-ride For veterans who have no means of transportation to scheduled appointments at VA medical facilities; minimum 3 days advance notice required

University of Arizona

Provider

Phone

Website

Information

Cat Tran (520) 626-7275 parking.arizona.edu/
alternative/cattran.php
On-campus routes free for students, faculty, staff and visitors
Zimride https://zimride.com/arizona Ridesharing network for students, faculty and staff
Zipcar http://zipcar.com/arizona Hourly car rental for students, faculty and staff
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