Senior Dial-A-Ride Service

Senior Dial-a-Ride service (seniors 65 and over) is available to Western Nevada County residents during the same days, hours, and service area as the current Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) paratransit service provided by Nevada County Now.

Hours of Service and Fees

Typically, Monday –Friday 6:30 AM – 7:30 PM and Saturday 7:30 AM – 5:00 PM.
Fee per Ride: There is a $4.00, one-way trip fee.
Please note that during the current COVID-19 situation masks are required for passengers and staff while in transit.

Service Area

Our service area includes most of Grass Valley and Nevada City. Please see the map for the service area boundary. If your address is near the boundary line please contact us to find out if you qualify for service. 

To Request a Ride

  • To request a ride, participants will need to call Nevada County Now at (530) 271-7433 or (855) 314-7433. Office hours are Monday- Friday 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM and Saturday 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM.
  • Rides may be requested for the same day, but all Senior Dial-a-Ride trips will be provided on an available capacity basis only, with ADA mandated trips taking priority. 
  • For first-time trips, passengers 
  • Please keep in mind that there may need to be an adjustment to your requested time to fit you on the schedule. We appreciate your flexibility.  

What information do I need when I schedule a ride?

  • Your name and exact address of your pickup. 
  • The exact address of your destination. 
  • If you will be traveling with a personal care attendant or companion. 
  • If you will be using a mobility device; wheelchair, walker, etc. 
  • Your appointment time.

Rider Eligibility

  • Simply provide an identification card that verifies the age of 65 or older, including a State-issued driver’s license or ID card, Nevada County Connects Senior Discount Fare card and Medi-care card.