Dial-a-Ride



Carson Dial-A-Ride (DAR) program provides reliable and affordable transportation to Carson residents, who are at least 60 years old, and/or disabled adults 18 years of age or older. The service is available 24 hours a day; seven days a week, including holidays. The service is provided by taxi cabs and lift-equipped minivans.

COVID-19 UPDATE
As of June 1, 2021, the Transportation Services office is now open again to the public.

For new Dial-A-Ride membership applications, please call (310) 952-1757.

We also strongly recommend that current members make online payments to lessen travel and exposure to the virus.


REGISTRATION PROCESS


To become a Dial-A-Ride user, you must provide the following:

  • A current California Driver's License OR Identification card from the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV)
AND
  • A current utility bill OR bank statement with your name and address on it. Please ensure that your bill or statement is dated within two months of your application date. The addresses on your DMV ID and your utility bill or bank statement must be the SAME address. If you are married, only one name needs to be on the bill. Property bills are unacceptable.
  • Once your application is processed, a new membership card will be mailed to you.
Transportation Hours
Monday - Thursday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

We are closed Fridays, Weekends & Holidays

Phone Number:
(310) 952-1757
Address:
801 E. Carson St.
Carson, CA 90745

CLICK HERE FOR BROCHURE
CLICK HERE FOR PROGRAM GUIDELINES
CLICK HERE FOR DIAL-A-RIDE SERVICE AREA MAP


PAYMENT INFORMATION/OPTIONS
Upon acceptance of your application, you will receive a membership card within 20 days of submitting your application. Trips are $2.00 per one-way trip, and must be purchased in advance by cash or check, or online via credit card. Cash and check payments must be mailed or dropped off at City Hall. Please call (310) 952-1757 for any questions regarding payments.
Purchased trips do not expire, but they are NON-REFUNDABLE


ONLINE PAYMENT LINK

https://payment.carson.ca.us/transportationonline/dialaride.asp

If you are unable to make an online payment, please mail a check to City of Carson, Transportation Division. Our office is now open Monday - Friday, 8am - 5pm.


MAILING ADDRESS

CITY OF CARSON
ATTN: Dial-A-Ride (or DAR)
801 E. CARSON STREET
CARSON, CA 90745

To order a Taxi ride,
Please call
1-877-435-6111

Each one-way trip is $2.00.

Maximum taxi meter credit: $20.00
Any amount over $20 is to be paid directly to driver
Limit to Twenty (20) one-way trips per month


WAIVERS
For those in need of additional trips for life-preserving treatments such as dialysis or chemotherapy, please contact Transportation Services for more information.

SERVICE AREA
Members can travel to and from any locations within the city limits for any purpose including banking, shopping, recreational, social, educational and/or medical. Many participants use the service to go to the South Bay Pavilion for shopping, or to attend social and recreational events at the Congresswoman Juanita Millender-McDonald Community Center. Members may travel outside of Carson to medical appointments in Gardena, Harbor City, Lomita, Long Beach, San Pedro and Torrance. Please click the DAR map link below to view the service map and the 17 eligible satellite destinations.


Extended boundaries are highlighted in YELLOW. The area within Del Amo Blvd (North-side), Atlantic Blvd (East-side), Pacific Coast Highway (South-side) and Hawthorne Blvd (West-side) are eligible for Medical and/or Social Services appointments ONLY.

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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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