Resources for riders with special needs

Travel training

Sound Transit provides travel training at no charge for senior citizens and people with disabilities.

For more information on Sound Transit's training call 1-800-201-4900 or TTY Relay 711 or email accessibility@soundtransit.org

Travel training is also provided by other agencies

FindARide.org

FindARide.org is a searchable database for people with special needs, case managers and agencies to find special needs transportation services in the Central Puget Sound Region.

The database provides information on transit agencies; other transportation providers; agencies which help riders pick providers or arrange for rides; agencies which pay for rides; rideshare and vanpool information; home delivery; and programs which lend, rent or purchase vehicles for people with special needs.

Visit www.FindARide.org »

Paratransit Services

Paratransit (usually van service) is for people unable to use or connect to fixed-route transit service (i.e. bus and rail service) and who meet ADA eligibility requirements. Sound Transit is required to provide complimentary paratransit along its Link light rail routes. To be eligible for paratransit service in conjunction with Link your trip must begin and end within the Link light rail service area.

Tacoma Link (downtown Tacoma)

Paratransit service for Tacoma Link light rail is provided by Pierce Transit. To obtain eligibility information contact:

Pierce Transit SHUTTLE Eligibility
PO Box 99070
Tacoma, WA 98499-0070
Phone: 253-984-8216
FAX: 253-984-8227

To schedule paratransit trips call:
SHUTTLE - Reservations and Information:
Phone: 253-581-8100

Link (SeaTac to downtown Seattle)

Paratransit service for Link light rail is provided by King County Metro. To obtain eligibility information contact:

Metro Access Services Eligibility via phone: 206-263-3113 or 1-866-205-5001. TTY users should only call the statewide relay at 711.

You can also reach Accessible Services by fax at 206-205-6490 or by e-mail

To schedule paratransit trips call:

Phone: 206-205-5000. TTY users should only call the statewide relay at 711.
1-866-205-5001 or, for TTY users only, 1-877-749-4286