How to Make a Reservation
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How to Make a Reservation & Cost


DART Clients:

Call us directly at 536-7433 by 5:00 PM the day before the ride to make a reservation.  Client co-pay is $4.00 each way to be paid to our Driver.

For more information & to download a DART Apllication, please visit:

Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority "PSTA" Website.
Click here for: DART Application

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Medicaid & Transportation Disadvantage (TD) Clients:

Call Pinellas County's broker at 545-2100 at least 72 business hours prior to your appointment time.
Please request Care Ride as your Provider of choice.
If Client is being discharged from a Hospital or requires urgent care, the 72-hour rule may be waiver. In Pinellas once approved, there is no cost to the Client for Medicaid Transportation.

TD Transportation Disadvantage Application


Medicare Clients:

Unfortunately Medicare does not reimburse for wheelchair transportation. However, please use as a resource to help find a program that may help offset the cost of your transportation.

Evercare Clients:

If a Client is residing in a Nursing Home 7 is enrolled in a "Nursing Home based Evercare Program" he or she may be eligible to receive wheelchair transportation at no cost. Evercare trips may be called directly to Care Ride at 866-1193

Private Pay Clients:

Call us directly at 866-1193, trips are based on mileage, so please call us for a rate quote. Discounts may be available for Clients who use our services on a repetitive bases.

Workers Comp & Other Insurance:

Call your Provider directly for prior authorization & please have them call Care Ride for your transportation