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East Valley RideChoice Program

ridechoice card

RideChoice is available for residents of Chandler, Fountain Hills, Gilbert, Mesa and Tempe who are at least 65 years of age and/or have qualifying disabilities. As a RideChoice participant, you can receive up to $100 of taxi service per month for either $25 or $30, depending on your city of residence. You simply add money to your RideChoice account online or by mail and then contact one of our RideChoice providers when you need to travel. Service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. See the chart below for an example of how the RideChoice Fare Card Program subsidies work.

Fare Payment Calculator for Citizens that Reside in Chandler, Gilbert & Tempe
Your Payment $2.50 $5 $7.50 $10 $12.50 $15 $17.50 $20 $22.50 $25
Subsidy $7.50 $15 $22.50 $30 $37.50 $45 $52.50 $60 $67.50 $75
Value on Card $10 $20 $30 $40 $50 $60 $70 $80 $90 $100
Fare Payment Calculator for Citizens that Reside in Mesa
Your Payment $3 $6 $9 $12 $15 $18 $21 $24 $27 $30
Subsidy $7 $14 $21 $28 $35 $42 $49 $56 $63 $70
Value on Card $10 $20 $30 $40 $50 $60 $70 $80 $90 $100

To check your card balance or add value to your card, click on the “Add Value to Your Card Here” button below.

Add Value to Your Card Here*

*This site is best viewed with Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Microsoft Internet Explorer 9.0 or higher. Problems? Please contact customer service 1-866-715-8960 Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. MST.

How to Apply

If you reside in Chandler, Fountain Hills, Gilbert, Mesa or Tempe and if you are either 65 years of age or more or have a qualifying disability, click on the link below to download the application. Further instructions are provided on the application.

Download RideChoice Application

Mail completed applications to:
Valley Metro Mobility Center
4600 E. Washington, Suite 101
Phoenix, AZ 85034

List of current RideChoice Providers

  • American Liberty Transport (480) 994-0163
  • Apache Taxi (480) 804-1000
  • Clean Air Cab (480) 777-9777
  • Discount Cab (602) 200-2000
  • Quick Service Livery (480) 252-4843
  • Union Cab (480) 303-9999
  • VIP Taxi (602) 300-3000
  • Yellow Cab (602) 454-7433

Contact Information

For questions about the RideChoice program, contact:
Valley Metro
(602) 716-2100
Monday through Friday, 8 AM to 5 PM.

Customer Service

For card services and information about RideChoice call Customer Service at 866-715-8960 Monday through Friday, 8 AM to 5 PM. Automated balance Information can be accessed 24 hours, seven days a week by calling 866-715-8960, option 1.

RideChoice Fare Card Payments

If you are a current RideChoice card customer you can add value to your RideChoice Fare Card by sending a check or money order payable to RideChoice Card.

Mail to:
RideChoice
6300 Blair Hill Lane, Suite 301
Baltimore, MD 21209

To pay by credit card, click on the “Add Value to Your Card Here” button below.

Add Value to Your Card Here*

*This site is best viewed with Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Microsoft Internet Explorer 9.0 or higher. Problems? Please contact customer service 1-866-715-8960 Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. MST.

Scottsdale Cab Connection

(480) 312-8747
Scottsdale Cab Connection is an alternative to Dial-a-Ride that offers users more flexibility and independence. Scottsdale residents may receive up to 16 vouchers per month per user. Vouchers are subsidized by the city of Scottsdale at a rate of 80%, up to a maximum of $10 per trip.

Transportation Ambassadors Program

The Maricopa Association of Governments (MAG) develops human services transportation coordination plans to address concerns of older adults, people with disabilities and people with low incomes throughout the region. The purpose of the Transportation Ambassador Program (TAP) is to create a network of community resources regarding human services transportation in the region. Public participation is encouraged to identify gaps in service and the potential for innovative new partnerships.

CALL TODAY! (602) 254-6300.

Email: DeDe Gaisthea

Human Services Provider Inventory

The MAG Human Services Provider Inventory is a searchable directory of agencies that offer human services transportation resource information in Maricopa County.

View the searchable directory here (you will be redirected to the MAG website).