Golden Gate Transit (GGT) provides regional fixed-route bus service in San Francisco, and in Marin and Sonoma Counties. Bus service is also available between San Rafael in central Marin and the El Cerrito del Norte BART Station in western Contra Costa County. Local bus service is provided within Marin County under contract with Marin Transit.
All Golden Gate Transit (GGT) bus service is operated with lift-equipped buses that have a “kneeling feature” to make boarding easier. Any passenger may request to use the lift or kneeling feature on the bus. Not all GGT bus stops are accessible to wheelchairs. Persons requiring special assistance are encouraged to arrange for a companion to ride with them. GGT provides training in boarding, exiting, and wheelchair securement procedures on GGT buses. Please call Bus Safety and Training at 415/257-4480 at least two days in advance to schedule an appointment.
Provides bus transportation services.
Offers daily service between Point Arena, Mendocino, Ukiah, and Santa Rosa. Fixed Route.
ADA Paratransit service is available for persons with disabilities who live within ¾ mile of MTA’s local Ft. Bragg , Willits or Ukiah bus routes. This service is by advance reservation and requires ADA certification. For ADA information please call 707-462-1422
In Ukiah and Ft. Bragg, ADA paratransit service is operated by MTA. In Willits, ADA Paratransit service is provided by Willits Seniors Inc. Reservations should be made at least 24-hours in advance by calling:
- Ukiah, 707-462-3881
- Ft. Bragg , 707-964-1800
- Willits, 707-459-9038
Passenger rail service between Northern Santa Rosa and Downtown San Rafael, Disability accessible.
Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit (SMART) offers passenger rail service in Sonoma and Marin counties. SMART’s initial 43 miles of rail corridor includes 10 stations, from the Sonoma County Airport to Downtown San Rafael. Future extensions include: Larkspur, which is scheduled to be completed in 2019; Windsor; Healdsburg; and Cloverdale.
SMART provides rail transit service that is accessible to passengers with disabilities. SMART’s platforms and trains are fully compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Clipper Card vending machines on SMART platforms are also ADA compliant. SMART trains have ADA accessible restrooms and seating. Onboard SMART personnel are available to assist with onboarding and exiting the train, and with any other needs that may arise.
The City of Santa Rosa offers next-day ADA Paratransit transportation service seven days a week to those who are unable (temporarily or permanently) to independently use Santa Rosa CityBus due to a disability or health related condition. This service is provided within three-quarters (¾) of a mile from existing CityBus routes as part of the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
The service is shared-ride public transportation that is available for all trip purposes (including shopping, higher education, medical appointments, and work). The City of Santa Rosa takes pride in providing high quality, safe, reliable and courteous transportation service. Santa Rosa Paratransit is highly subsidized. The one-way paratransit fare of $3.00 (which is double the adult fixed-route fare) covers a very small fraction of the overall cost of the trip, which is approximately $30 per one-way trip.
The City of Santa Rosa has hired contractors to perform paratransit services on our behalf. C.A.R.E. Evaluators is the contractor that the public calls to schedule an in-person eligibility interview. Once you have received your paratransit eligibility card, contact MV Transportation (Santa Rosa’s paratransit service contractor), to request your trips. The City of Santa Rosa monitors, manages, sells tickets and generally ensures a high-quality paratransit service.
For more information check the Paratransit User Guide at www.srcity.org/paratransit
We provide door-to-door paratransit service to people whose disabilities prevent them from using fixed route public transit. These vans vary their routes based on riders’ destinations, but must be scheduled in advance.
Individuals interested in using Sonoma County Paratransit service must be registered and certified as ADA eligible before using the service. To apply for ADA paratransit service, call Sonoma County Transit at 707-585-7516 to request an application be mailed to you. Complete the application and return to Sonoma County Transit. Your eligibility request will be processed within 21 days of receipt of a complete application. If you have any questions, please contact Sonoma County Transit at 707-585-7516.
Volunteer Wheels provides seniors and people with disabilities with transportation from their homes to important appointments and errands, enabling them to live more independently. More than 30,000 rides are provided each year, serving over 3,300 people in our community. Volunteer Wheels operates the ADA paratransit service for Sonoma County Transit (SCT) with a staff of paid and volunteer drivers and is funded through our service contract with SCT and contributions from the community. Provides vans with wheelchair lift or sedans. Call about application process.
Americans with Disabilities complimentary door to door transportation for ADA-eligible persons within Petaluma is available. Paratransit provides rides to persons who, due to a disability, are unable to utilize Petaluma Transit’s fixed route bus service for some or all of their trips.