Since 1976, the mission of R-Transit is to provide safe and reliable transportation for seniors (55 and older) and individuals with disabilities so as to improve their access to community services and activities, to decrease their experience of social isolation, and to enhance their abilities to remain living independently in their chosen communities.
Beginning November 5, 2018 the R-Transit program will relocate to:
440 Civic Center Plaza, 2nd Floor
Richmond, CA 94804
Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday (excluding weekend and holidays)
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Located on the 2nd floor at 440 Civic Center Plaza
R-Transit Holiday Schedule 2019
New Year's Day
Martin L. King Jr. Day
Indigenous Peoples Day
November 28 & 29
New Year's Day
January 1, 2020
IMPORTANT NOTICE TO CLIENTS
The City of Richmond’s paratransit (R-Transit) program is partnering with transportation network company Lyft to provide on demand transportation. Lyft is a ridesharing application that connects people with a nearby driver and transports them to their destination.
The R-Transit program’s newest addition, RAPID, offers R-Transit clients a subsidy to use Lyft for on-demand trips in the cities of Richmond, El Cerrito, North Richmond, El Sobrante, Kensington, San Pablo, and Pinole. RAPID will also expand service to and from the Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and Veterans hospital in Martinez, CA.
R-Transit is a program within the City Manager's Office that provides low-cost transportation services to seniors(55 and older) and persons with disabilities who reside in the City of Richmond and the unincorporated areas of East Richmond Heights, El Sobrante, Kensington, North Richmond, Hasford Heights and Rollingwood.
To be eligible for the R-Transit Program, you must be either a resident of Richmond, North Richmond, El Sobrante, or Kensington.
R-Transit serves clients 18 years or older.Applicants between the ages of 18-54 must provide proof of disability.
Programs offered by R-Transit:
• Individual trips
• Group trips
• Standing orders
• Special purpose group tours
• Shuttle services
• Nutrition site transportation