Efficient and reliable transportation is essential for getting to work, medical appointments, shopping, and the many other activities of daily life. In addition to the public bus and rail system, there are specialized programs for the elderly and disabled.
Metro Accessibility Resources
WMATA's Office of ADA Policy and Planning offers a number of free booklets and brochures to people with disabilities to aid them in using the systems which you can download or call 202-962-1100. This can only be used to order disability related information.
Fare Wheels Transportation Program
Fare Wheels is a supplemental transportation program that allows eligible City of Falls Church residents to stretch their transportation dollars. Approved residents may receive $40 each month in taxi coupons. A $10 co-pay is charged monthly.
Fare Wheels participants must be residents of the City of Falls Church, at least 62 years of age, or permanently and totally disabled, with gross incomes not exceeding $37,000. For more information, view the Fare Wheels brochure and application.
Specialized Transportation Options for Seniors and Person with Disabilities
Logisticare is a transportation management solution not a transportation company. They do not own vehicles or compete with local networks of professional transportation companies. They partner with high quality providers to deliver transportation services.
Carfit is an educational program that offers older adults the opportunity to check how well their personal vehicles "fit" them. And also provides information and materials on community specific resources that could enhance their safety as drivers, and/or increase their mobility in the community. Information Brochure