Helping You Get To Where You Need To Go

Our 211 Transportation Navigators can help you with access issues that include bus passes, ridesharing services and other resources throughout Pierce, Thurston and Lewis Counties.

RIDE UNITED: Lyft Transportation Service

If you are a resident of Tacoma, you may be eligible for Ride United, a unique partnership with Lyft that offers free round trip rides to critical appointments specifically if you are in need of
transportation for the following services:

Medical Trips

  • Medicare/Other Non-Emergency Medical Appointment
  • Pharmacy/Prescriptions
  • Non-Emergency Hospital Visit

Employment Trips

  • Job Interview
  • Job Training
  • Job Fair
  • Pre-Job Requirements
  • Work (one-time)

Public Benefits Trips

  • Department of Social and Health Services
  • Social Security Administration
  • Rental Assistance Appointment
  • Utility Assistance Appointment
  • WIC Appointment
  • Tax Preparation Services
  • Financial Coaching
  • Medicaid/CHIP Benefits Access
  • Housing Benefits Access

Due to the current COVID-19 Pandemic - RIDE UNITED: Lyft Transportation Service has added additional ride options temporarily

  • Rides to grocery stores
  • Rides to food banks

Currently service is limited to those living in the following cities: Bonney Lake, Fife, Lakewood, Midland, Parkland, Puyallup, Spanaway, South Hill, Sumner, Tacoma and University Place,

Ride United - Frequently Asked Questions

Call 211 to be screened for eligibility.