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What transportation resources are available in the Greater Los Angeles area?

Los Angeles is a large, expansive city. Getting around it is challenging for all of us. This challenge is even more daunting for a person with special needs. There are a variety of public and private options available. Click on the links below for more information.

Public Options

Access Services –Provides transportation throughout the city of Los Angeles for persons with developmental disabilities who meet their criteria. For an application ual aligibility guidelines, contact 1-800-883-1295.

City Ride – Offers discount programs throughout the City of Los Angeles for persons aged 65 or older and for qualified disabled persons. For more information, call 818-808-RIDE (818-808-7433).

Big Blue Bus – This is Santa Monica’s Municipal Bus Service, which extends into Los Angeles.

Culver City Bus – This is Culver City’s Bus Service, which makes many connections to Los Angeles’ and Santa Monica’s bus systems.

MTA - Provides discounted monthly passes and cash fares to qualified senior citizens and disabled persons. For more information about MTA reduced fares call 1-800-266-6883.


Private Options

Like all members of the community, your loved one with special needs can access services like Uber or Lyft.

For information to consider when thinking about your adult with special needs obtaining a driver’s license, click here.

For more information about social and recreational opportunities, click here to be connected with an LAJAC Case Manager or Intake Specialist.  

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