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Ride Connection

RIDE CONNECTION

Ride Connections Hot Line - (804) 672-4495

Ride Connection is a mobility management, funded in part by the Virginia Department of Rail & Public Transportation, to help older adults and persons with disabilities have the knowledge of and access to transportation to help them age safely at home and live a healthy, connected life.

Our ride counselors offer transportation education, travel training and referrals to local transportation providers.   We also assist with discounted GRTC fixed route and CareVan tickets as well as Chesterfield Access vouchers on a limited basis. For those who meet eligibility requirements, Ride Connection is also able to provide two (2) round-trip rides to medical appointments for persons living in the City of Richmond and the Counties of Charles City County, Chesterfield, Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, New Kent and Powhatan.  

Eligibility

• Older Adults (age 60+) living in our service area
• adults with disabilities under the age of 60 receiving SSI or SSDI

Individuals needing a ride to medical appointments through Ride Connections, please note:

  • We require seven (7) days' notice to schedule rides, which are subject to availability.
  • Riders are asked to pay for a portion of the cost, based on a sliding scale, determined by the Virginia poverty scale.

For additional information, please call:  Ride Connections Hot Line - (804) 672-4495

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