Freedom Ride Program
A Ride When You Need it 24/7! Call 860-666-6666
The Yellow Cab Company and the Greater Hartford Transit District have created the
FREEDOM RIDE accessible taxi program to benefit eligible individuals who require on- demand accessible transportation service. The program operates 24/7 in the Greater Hartford area.
The Yellow Cab Company is the transportation service provider of the Freedom Ride program. It does not administrate or determine eligibility. You MUST be qualified and registered with GHTD to use this program. Request an application from the Greater Hartford Transit District: (860) 247-5329 x3100
Your eligibility certification will be based on ADA eligibility guidelines, including a face-to-face interview an environmental check and/or a medical verification. Click Here to Learn More
Reservations for accessible taxi service may be made 24 hours per day, 365 days per year.
Please call The Yellow Cab Company at (860) 666-6666 one hour in advance of your desired pick-up time.
For persons who use TTY, it is recommended that the 711 relay service be used.
Area of Service
In order to use the new Taxi Voucher Program, each trip that you take must either BEGIN or END in one of the following towns:
Berlin, Bloomfield, East Hartford, East Windsor, Enfield, Farmington, Hartford, Manchester, New Britain, Newington, Rocky Hill, Simsbury, South Windsor, Vernon, West Hartford, Wethersfield, Windsor and Windsor Locks.
Eligibility and Application Process
If you are currently certified as an ADA eligible rider, you will be eligible for the Voucher Program, based upon the conditions of your certification. For clarification of your status, to determine eligibility or apply for the Freedom Ride voucher card, contact Greater Hartford Transit District (the “District”) at (860) 247-5329 extension 3100. The ADA staff will interview individuals for the Freedom Ride Taxi Voucher Program as part of the overall application process.
Program information and applications may be viewed by visiting the website: www.hartfordtransit.org
This is a new program and it is uncertain how long funding will last. Freedom Ride Taxi Vouchers will be available as long as funding for the program is available through the New Freedom initiative.