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  • The Transportation Services office is NOW open to the public. Staff is available to help with credit card payments in person or questions regarding all programs Monday – Thursday from 8 am – 5 pm.
  • For the safety of the community, the City of Carson has suspended the Carson Circuit until further notice.
  • New programs: Dial-A-Ride services are available for ALL Carson residents over 18 yrs. old during the declared pandemic. Taxi rides to and from COVID-19 vaccination appointments are available at no cost to Carson residents. Rides with Lyft are 50% off with promo code LYFTCARSON
  • Please call the Transportation office for additional details. (310) 952-1757

Carson Transporation Services Suspended

Provides citywide transportation programs related to improving the fixed-route public transit system, specialized elderly and disabled transit, on-demand rideshare, transit support of city park programs, and regional air quality issues.
  • Dial-A-Ride Program provides economical taxi service to seniors and disabled residents serving city destinations and designated satellite points outside the city. The DAR program operates 24/7.
  • Carson Circuit bus services are temporarily suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The following services are available for use:
    • New Dial-A-Ride Program offers 50% off taxi cab rides for all Carson residents within City limits. Must show driver proof of residency (CA ID Card or Driver's License.)
    • Lyft provides residents with safe and convenient rides within City boundaries. 50% off each ride with a maximum ride cost of $20, up to 30 rides per month. Participants must be 18 years of age to ride alone.
    • COVID-19 Vaccination Taxi ride is free for all Carson residents to City-designated vaccination site within a 3-mile boundary limit from the City. Must book vaccine appointment in advance.
  • BREATHE (City Employee Program) utilizes various incentives and strategies to maintain employee commuter travel modes to three major city worksites. The program complies with regional air quality goals under AQMD Rule 2202 by reducing air pollution from mobile sources.

Congresswoman Juanita Millender-McDonald Community Center
801 E. Carson Street, Carson, CA 90745

(310) 952-1757

Monday – Thursday
8:00 am – 5:00 pm
**We are close Fridays, Weekends & Holidays**

Dial-A-Ride participants are recommended to make online payments at this time in order to lessen travel and exposure to the COVID-19 virus.

If you are unable to make an online payment, you may also drop off your payment at City Hall. There is a secured drop box to the right-side of the main doors. Please insert your payment into an envelope and write your full name and "DAR" on the outside of the envelope in order to identify your payment.
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City Hall Contact

701 E Carson Street
Carson, CA 90745
(310) 830-7600, 7 AM - 6 PM
Monday - Thursday
24-hour automated: (310) 952-1700


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