Specialized Transportation

Valley Regional Transit offers a variety of specialized transportation services. These transportation services are commonly known as GoRide and provide transportation supports throughout Ada County and Canyon County. These services are provided through a variety of community partners and are expected to continue to grow in the future.

The information below provides a snapshot of some of the region's largest specialized transportation services. For more information of questions about eligibility, please call 208-345-RIDE (7433).

Please note that we are working on some exciting updates for this page and will post them as soon as possible.

 

 

 

Volunteer Driver

Our Volunteer Driver program operates in both Ada and Canyon counties and rides can be requested for anytime 24/7. Call Rideline customer service at 208-345-7433 to schedule a ride.

Populations served: All
Hours of operation: Rides may be requested at any time but are subject to the availability of drivers

 

 

 

Metro Community Services

Our partners at Metro Community Services offer free trips in Canyon County. Call 208-459-0063 to reserve your seat, or log into www.metrocommunityservices.net/

Populations served: Seniors and persons with disabilities
Hours of operation: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays 

 

 

 

 

Shared Vehicle program

Our Shared Vehicle program is for non-profit 503(c) 3 agencies that have available drivers and and need the use of 12-15 passenger fleet vans. Drivers must be vetted and agencies are responsible for fueling the vehicle. Call Rideline customer service at 208-345-7433 to find out more about the Shared Vehicle program.

Vehicle availability may vary. Call Rideline (208) 345-7433 for more details.

 

                                                                                   

 

 

 

 

 

SHIP Partnership

Our partnership with SHIP (Supportive Housing and Innovative Partnerships) offers free trips in Boise. Garden City, Eagle and Meridian. Call 208-573-2584 to reserve your seat, or login to www.shipinc.org

Populations served: Seniors, persons with disabilities, veterans
Hours of operation: 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. weekdays
Reservations will be accepted from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays.

 

 

Rides 2 Wellness

Rides 2 Wellness is for patients of St. Luke's or St. Alphonsus who have been diagnosed with congestive heart failure, diabetes, or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Call Rideline customer service at 208-345-7433 to find out if you are eligible for this free service.

Populations served: Patients accessing select St. Luke's and St. Alphonsus facilities (call Rideline for more information)
Hours of operation: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. weekdays 

 

 

Harvest Transit

Our partners at Harvest Transit offer free trips in Meridian. The hours of service are 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday. Call 208-343-4414 to reserve you seat or log on to www.harvestransit.org

Populations served: Seniors, persons with disabilities, veterans
Hours of operation: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Saturday

 

 

 

 

Village Van

Our Village Van program is for low-income and Refugee Job Access operating in Ada County seven days a week. Participation requires an agency sponsorship. Call Rideline customer service at 208-345-7433 for more information. The fare is $1.50 each way.

Populations served: Low-income workers
Hours of operation: Service hours and employers served varies depepending on established partnershops