Dial-A-Ride, Gateway Coach Changes Take Effect June 1

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Press Release posted 5/6/15 – Changes to the Sierra Madre Dial-A-Ride and fixed route Gateway Coach services take effect June 1. 2015. Dial-A-Ride services in Sierra Madre will operate Monday through Friday from 8:00am – 10:30am and 2:00pm – 5:00pm. Dial-A-Ride services are available to Sierra Madre residents that are 62 years of age or older, or have a signed form by a physician attesting to a disability that hinders mobility. The cost of a one-way fare is $2.00. Dial-A-Ride travels up to 2 miles outside the City, however on Tuesdays one can travel as far east as Duarte’s City of Hope andon Thursdays one can travel as far west as Huntington Memorial Hospital. Dial-A-Ride users must submit an application prior to using the service for the first time.

The Gateway Coach fixed route services operates Monday through Friday from 11:00am – 2:00pm. The Gateway Coach is free for anyone to use and does not require an application. The Gateway Coach stops at various points throughout the City including City parks, the library, City Hall, Senior Center, and schools. In addition the Gateway Coach stops in Hastings Ranch.

To download a copy of the Sierra Madre Public Transportation Map, please visit www.cityofsierramadre.com/transportation. For additional information contact the Community Services Department at 626-355-7135.