Skamania County Public Transportation Dial-A-Ride Service

(509) 427-3990

Skamania County Public Transportation offers both a Dial-A-Ride Service and a Fixed Route transit service. The Dial-A-Ride service is a demand response service for transportation to medical and social service appointments, financial and essential shopping services and the senior congregate meal program. The program is available to both seniors and the general public.

Dial-a-Ride Service:

Who is eligible for Dial-a-Ride Services?

Services are available for all ages, but the program is targeted toward seniors, persons with disabilities, and low-income persons. Rides are provided Monday – Friday.

Priority Services
  • Medical appointments
  • Social Services appointments (DSHS, Social Security, Work Source)
  • Essential Shopping (pharmacies)
Other Services:
  • Transportation to congregate meal site
  • Activity trips (Shopping)
  • Home delivered meals
How to arrange for a ride:
  • If you are on Medicaid:
    • You MUST contact the Medicaid Transportation Broker at 1-800-752-9422 to request the ride at least two working days in advance.
    • A Medicaid Transportation representative then contacts Skamania County Senior Services to arrange ride.
  • If you are not on the Medicaid Program:
    • Contact Skamania County Senior Services directly at 509-427-3990. Please call at least two working days in advance to request a ride.
    • You must give the Transportation Coordinator the following information:
      • Your Name, Address, and Phone Number
      • Date of your Ride
      • Time you need to arrive at Destination
      • Address and Phone Number of Destination
      • Time of your Return

Schedule Method: Call Ahead
Service Type: Door to Door
Service Areas: Skamania
Service Days: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
Service Hours: 5:30 AM- 7:30 PM
Accessibility: Bike Rack, Foldable Wheelchair, Powerchair, Scooter, Walker, Wheelchair

Under Age 12:

Trips Within Skamania County- Free

Trips Outside Skamania County- Free (Accompanied by Adult)

Age 12-17:

Trips Within Skamania County- $1.00

Trips Outside Skamania County- $2.00

Age 18-59:

Trips Within Skamania County- $2.00

Trips Outside Skamania County- $4.00

Age 60 and Older:

Trips Within & Outside Skamania County- Free (Donations Accepted)

Medicaid Authorized Trips: Funded By Medicaid (No Charge).

Fare assistance may be available for low-income persons to age 59. 

Discounts: None