Transportation Resources

Transportation Programs

Service or Organization
Phone Number
Senior Mobility Program 949-216-9700 Service is provided to Rancho Santa Margarita residents who are 60 years of age or older. Qualified residents must have an approved application on file and be issued a Senior Mobility photo identification to participate in this program. The program operates 7 days a week, 24 hours a day, including holidays. Service is provided within Rancho Santa Margarita, Mission Viejo, Lake Forest, Laguna Hills, Laguna Niguel and specific destinations in Irvine. Participants ride FREE for any distance traveled within Rancho Santa Margarita city limits for up to (4) times (4 one-way trips, or 2 round trips) per month. Other destinations are offered at reduced fares and limited to (2) times (2 one-way trips or 1 round trip) per month. 

To register for the Senior Mobility Program please call the Community Services Department at 949-216-9700.
2-1-1 211

2-1-1 is a free accessible telephone number that will enable everyone to access the vital community services they need. 2-1-1 provides a one-stop service for vital information by providing the right phone number for the right resource needed. It is the equivalent of 9-1-1 but for non-emergency health and human services. 

Same-Day Taxi 877-628-2232 x7 OCTA offers the Same-Day Taxi Program to ACCESS eligible customers. You pay the ACCESS base fare of $3.60 for a trip up to five miles; any additional costs above the five mile trip are paid by the ACCESS customer. This service is good for quick trips to locations such as shopping centers or the pharmacy.

​For those traveling to or from a location outside of the ACCESS service area, Same-Day Taxi may be used to connect with regular ACCESS or OCTA fixed route service. Ask an ACCESS reservation representative for more information. Eligibility: ACCESS certified.
Orange County Transportation Authority

ACCESS is a shared-ride service for people who are unable to use regular bus service due to limitations from a disability. With ACCESS, people with disabilities have a reliable and economical way to get to a doctor's appointment, do their shopping, or run necessary errands. Please contact the ACCESS eligibility office to get more information.

Age Well Senior Services Transportation 949-855-9766

Senior Non-Emergency Medical Transportation Program serving South Orange County in a designated service area. Eligible participants must register through the mail prior to utilizing the service. Participants must be at least 60 years of age.