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Claremont Dial-a-Ride

Claremont Dial-a-Ride, a shared ride cab service, offers reliable transportation at a reasonable price. You can call up to seven days in advance to make a reservation. Same day rides are also available normally within 45 minutes of your call. To reserve a ride just call 909-623-0183 a cab or minivan will pick you up.

Everyone Can Ride
Claremont Dial-a-Ride is open to everyone - children, youth, adults, and seniors traveling within the Dial-a-Ride service area.  (Children under six must be accompanied by an adult).

 Registration Requirements
Riders must be registered to use Claremont Dial-a-Ride and must provide their name, address, year of birth and phone number to register.  Riders may register in person, by phone or mail.  To register by phone or to request a registration form, call Community Senior Services at (909) 621-9900 from 9 am to 4 pm Mon - Fri.  Those registering by mail should mail the completed form to Community Senior Services, 141 South Spring Street, Claremont, CA 91711.  Riders who complete registration will be mailed an ID card with a unique identification number.

Riders under the age of 18 will need a parent or guardian's signature on the registration form giving consent to the City of Claremont and Pomona Valley Transportation Authority to obtain the rider's personal information.

Get About riders previously registered are automatically registered for Claremont Dial-a-Ride.

 Where Can I Go?

Claremont Dial-a-Ride operates within the boundaries of Claremont.  Service is also provided to the medical facilities in the Pomona Valley Medical Center area, Casa Colina and surrounding facilities, the Pomona Courthouse, the Social Security office as well as the Montclair Plaza and Montclair TransCenter.

New Hours Effective September 1, 2017 

Monday - Saturday

6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.


6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

General Public riders over age 16 may ride during the hours above.  Seniors, disabled persons and children under age 16 can travel 24 hours per day, 7 days a week.

Call (909) 623-0183



How to Call-in
  1. Call Claremont Dial-a-Ride at (909) 623-0183  up to 7 days before your trip.  You may also call the same day for a ride.  Call at least 45 minutes before your desired pick up time.
  2. Please be ready to provide your phone number and the specific address of both your pick-up and destination.  Generally within 30-45 minutes of your call, you will be picked up at the curb and transported in a comfortable taxicab or minivan.
  3. Claremont Dial-a-Ride is a shared ride service. Please make sure you allow up to 30 - 45 minutes of travel time after your pick up to get to your destination since the Dial-a-Ride vehicle may pick up other passengers en route.

If you are using a wheelchair or other mobility device or you require any special assistance, please inform the operator when you call to arrange for your pick up.

Hearing impaired individuals can initiate a call by dialing 711 and informing the agent the number they are calling.  The request can be either via voice to TTY or from TTY to voice depending on the direction of the call.  California relay can be used by those who have speech difficulty and cannot communicate verbally over the phone. 
Special Service For Groups

Claremont Dial-a-Ride accepts advanced reservations, and regularly scheduled trip requests from groups of 6 or more.  If you would like to schedule transportation for a group of 6 or more, please call at least 72 hours in advance of your desired trip.  For van reservations, call (909) 596-5964.  (Reservations are subject to vehicle availability).

Fares - One Way

General Public within Claremont...................$2.50
Seniors & Disabled within Claremont.............$1.50
Travel Outside Claremont
General Public....................................................$4.00
Seniors & Disabled............................................$2.50
Includes Montclair Plaza, Montclair Transcenter
& Medical Facilities in the Pomona Valley
Medical Center area

After Regular Service Hours
Seniors, riders with disabilities ...........................$2.50
Riders under age 16............................................$4.00
Additional rider when two riders travel from same
pick up address to the same destination........$1.00

Group Van Service per rider .........................$1.00
Senior and Disabled (10 rides)............$15.00
General Public (10 rides).....................$25.00
Ticket Books
City Hall sells two types of ticket books, general public ticket books @ $25.00 for ten (10) tickets and senior and disabled ticket books @ $15.00 for ten (10) tickets. To travel outside the city of after hours, senior and disabled riders may use one $2.50 general public ticket or two (2) $1.50 senior and disabled tickets.
Riders may continue to use the old $1.25 general public tickets and the $ .75 Senior and Disabled tickets. However, each one-way ride within Claremont requires two (2) of the old general public. Trips by the general public outside of Claremont require three (3) of the $1.25 tickets. Travel by seniors or the disabled within Claremont requires two (2) of the old senior and disabled tickets. Travel outside of Claremont by seniors or the disabled requires four (4) the $.75 tickets..
Get About Regular Tickets
Get About ticket books with twelve (12) tickets are sold for $7.50 at City Hall. Get About tickets are accepted on Claremont Dial-a-Ride; however two (2) Get About tickets will be required for a one-way trip within Claremont. Travel outside Claremont requires four (4) Get About tickets.
The “pink” Get About nutrition tickets will no longer be accepted by Claremont Dial-a-Ride.
For more information click on the Claremont Dial-a-Ride button at www.pvtrans.org




Customer Service

Sometimes riders need Dial-a-Ride to make an adjustment to serve them like coming to their door or changing a pick up location.   Dial-a-Ride's policy on requests for reasonable modifications is available at the Pomona Valley Transportation Authority website for service concerns or if a reasonable modification to service is needed call Pomona Valley Transportation Authority 909-596-7664.


Mobility Device Sizes
Most accessible vehicles in our fleet can accommodate a mobility device no larger than 30" wide by 48" long and/or with its passenger weigh up to 600 lbs.  We make all reasonable efforts to accommodate our riders, but if your mobility device is larger, we may not be able to transport you because it would damage the vehicle or impose an unreasonable safety hazard.
A Few Rules
  • This is a curb-to-curb service.  Drivers do not come to the door.
  • Grocery bags are limited to the number you can carry.
  • Drivers cannot make change, please have the exact fare when boarding the vehicle.
Rules of Conduct

Riders must conduct themselves in a manner safe for themselves and others.  Abusive, threatening or obscene language or actions toward passengers, drivers, or other transportation employees is not tolerated.  No eating, drinking or smoking on vehicles.  Riders must have acceptable personal hygiene.  No audible sounds permitted from any devices on the vehicles (headphones are acceptable).  Rule violations may cause suspension of riding privileges from Claremont Dial-a-Ride and/or other PVTA transportation services.