CURB-TO-CURB TRANSPORTATION FOR ADULTS 55+
Serving the West Valley Communities of Campbell, Cupertino, Los Gatos, Monte Sereno & Saratoga
RYDE (Reach Your Destination Easily) is a curb-to-curb transportation and local trip planning service for adults 55+ living in the west valley. RYDE fees are fixed based on the number of miles you travel to a destination.
Use RYDE for appointments, grocery shopping, visits with friends, or trips to a location in the west valley. RYDE also provides trips to area doctors' offices, hospitals, and the Sunnyvale CalTrain Center.
Sam is the RYDE Coordinator and is looking forward to helping seniors in Cupertino and Campbell get to where they need to go and answer any questions they may have. Sam has lived in the Bay Area most of her life and enjoys reading and movie marathons with her friends and family!
Kenny is a previous Lyft and Uber driver; he enjoys driving others while having engaging conversations.
He enjoys marine life exhibits and traveling to new hiking destinations.
He also loves to cook for friends and family.
Sheila used to work for the City of Cupertino and is a long-time resident. She is crazy about books and movies and enjoys driving. She is looking forward to driving our seniors where they need to go!
Joan plays Bridge and is the driver in the carpool to her Bridge games. She is a longtime WVCS volunteer who enjoys volunteering and driving.
Mark was a Deputy Sheriff for 30 years and is now retired. He volunteers at the Humane Society in Milpitas and likes to golf and travel in his free time.
Hours of Operation
Transportation hours: 8:00 am to 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm Monday through Friday
Telephone hours: 8:00 am to 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm to 4:30 pm Monday through Friday
Excluding holidays - please click here to view our holiday closures
RYDE fees are based on (1) income and not net assets and (2) number of miles you travel to a destination:
» Up to 4 miles - $0.90 to $9.00
» 4.01 miles to 8 miles - $1.30 to $13.00
» 8.01 miles to 16 miles - $1.80 to $18.00
For an exact cost, please refer to the below FAQ sheets:
» Anywhere within the city limits of Campbell, Cupertino, Saratoga, Monte Sereno, and Los Gatos
» Up to 8.00 miles from your home beyond these city limits, within Santa Clara County
» Sunnyvale CalTrain Station, located at 121 W Evelyn Avenue, Sunnyvale, CA
» To any medical appointments
Scheduling a RYDE
Call 36 hours prior to requested ride or book a ride up to 5 weeks ahead.
To Book a RYDE
Residents of Campbell or Cupertino, contact West Valley Community Services:
(669) 220-0831 or RYDEinfo@wvcommunityservices.org
Residents of Los Gatos, Saratoga, or Monte Sereno, contact the Saratoga Area Senior Coordinating Council:
(408) 892-9739 or RYDEinfo@sascc.org
Registering for RYDE
Complete the following form to register for the RYDE program:
A companion is someone who is not a registered client but will be accompanying a registered client while they are being driven to their destination. Complete the following form if you are a companion: RYDE Companion Form
RYDE is a pilot project that launched on October 16, 2017 and is offered through a collaboration between the Saratoga Area Senior Coordinating Council, West Valley Community Services, the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors, Valley Transportation Authority, the cities of Campbell, Cupertino, Monte Sereno, and Saratoga, and the town of Los Gatos.
Become a RYDE Driver
RYDE is currently recruiting volunteers to help provide RYDEs to the community. For more information, contact your local RYDE Coordinator as noted above.
Volunteer Driver Application Form can be downloaded here.
Meet Our RYDE Coordinator and RYDE Drivers!