RYDE Program

About the RYDE ProgramStock Image Women Driving

RYDE stands for Reaching Your Destination Easily. RYDE is a curb-to-curb transportation and local trip planning service for adults 65+ living in the Morgan Hill area. RYDE fees are fixed based on the number of miles you travel to a destination. 

The RYDE Program can be used for appointments, grocery shopping, visiting with friends, or trips to a location in the Morgan Hill area. RYDE also provides trips to doctors' offices and the CalTrain Station. 

Program Announcement Press Release (PDF)

Hours

Transportation hours: 8:00 am to 4:00 pm Monday through Friday
Telephone hours: 8:00 am to 4:00 pm Monday through Friday, excluding holidays.

Fees

Fees are based on a sliding scale based on income and financial assistance is available. RYDE fees are based on (1) income and not net assets and (2) the number of miles you travel to a destination.

  • Up to 4 miles = $0.90 to $9.00
  • 4.01 miles to 8 miles = $1.30 to $13.00
  • 8.01 miles to 16 miles = $1.80 to $18.00

RYDE Destinations 

  • Anywhere within the City limits of Morgan Hill.
  • To medical appointments in Morgan Hill.

Scheduling a RYDE

Call 2 business days prior to the requested ride or book a RYDE up to 5 weeks ahead. 

Phone: 408-310-4250
Email: RYDE@mhcrc.com

Surrounding Areas

Volunteer Opportunity

Looking for a volunteer opportunity? Have a couple of hours a week to help seniors? The RYDE Program is looking for volunteers. Volunteers will help seniors get to their appointments, run errands, or get groceries. 

By volunteering for this program, you will:
• Keep Morgan Hill seniors connected to their community!
• Invest your time in a meaningful opportunity.
• Build relationships with people in Morgan Hill.
• Help seniors who are otherwise unable to get around.

Support the Senior Center

There are many ways to support the Centennial Recreation Senior Center and help to assure the longevity of its programs and services. For more information, visit our Support the Senior Center page

  1. Senior Center

    Physical Address
    171 West Edmundson
    Morgan Hill, CA 95037

    Phone: 408-782-1284
    Fax: 408-778-8286

  2. Denise Melroy

    Program Coordinator

  3. Debbie Vasquez

    Recreation Supervisor