Reduced Fare Taxi Program
The Reduced Fare Taxi Program is a curb-to-curb demand response service designed to transport residents of Fairfield and Suisun City who are 60 years of age or older. This service operates within the cities of Fairfield and Suisun City, and nearby unincorporated areas. It is provided through local taxi operators and is available 24 hours a day, year-round. Proof of eligibility is required each time you ride the taxi under this program. Upon entering the taxi, you will be required to show the driver your photo ID as well as your Reduced Fare Taxi Card or Solano County ADA Paratransit ID Card. A red DART Card may also be used to prove eligibility. Photo ID is not required for taxi cards that have your photo.
Effective July 1, 2015, fares for trips taken under the Reduced Fare Taxi Program must be paid for with local taxi scrip. Eligible passengers may purchase a $20 book of local taxi scrip for $10. Local taxi scrip purchases are limited to 40 books per eligible passenger, per month. Proof of eligibility is required at the time of purchase. Local taxi scrip may be purchased through Fairfield and Suisun Transit (FAST) at the Fairfield Transportation Center, 2000 Cadenasso Drive, Fairfield, CA 94533. Local taxi scrip is also available through mail order by using the Local Taxi Scrip Order Form. All trips taken under the Reduced Fare Taxi Program must be paid for with local taxi scrip. Cash payments are not accepted for taxi trips taken under this program.
To be eligible for the Reduced Fare Taxi Program, you must fill out an application and provide proof that you reside in the City of Fairfield or Suisun City as well as proof that you are age 60 or older. If eligible, a taxi card is issued within 2 weeks of receipt of a completed Reduced Fare Taxi Application. (People who are ADA eligible may also participate in the Reduced Fare Taxi Program and do not need to complete a Reduced Fare Taxi Application.)
Applications for a Reduced Fare Taxi Card are available through the mail by contacting FAST Administration at (707) 434-3800, or by visiting the Fairfield Transportation Center, 2000 Cadenasso Drive, Fairfield CA. Applications may also be downloaded here. Local Taxi Scrip Application
You may also order the Local Taxi Scrip by mail by mailing in the completed LOCAL TAXI SCRIP ORDER FORM with a check or money order.
Intercity Taxi Program
The Solano County Intercity Taxi Program is a flexible option for qualified ADA paratransit-certified riders. This service provides premium ADA plus, curb-to-curb, same day transportation. The intercity taxi program is valid for taxi trips originating and ending within Solano County. It may be used for taxi trips between cities and rural areas within Solano County but is not valid for trips within each individual city. The Intercity Taxi Program is in addition to paratransit services available by public transit providers throughout Solano County.
The Intercity Taxi Program is available to ambulatory ADA paratransit-certified riders who reside within Solano County. Riders with mobility devices must be able to fold them and put them into the trunk of the taxi. Fairfield and Suisun residents must be eligible to ride the DART paratransit system and have a Solano County ADA Paratransit ID Card in order to utilize the Intercity Taxi Program. Upon entering the taxi, you will be required to show the driver your Solano County ADA Paratransit ID Card.
Fares for trips taken under the Intercity Taxi Scrip Program must be paid for with a prepaid PEX Card. ADA eligible passengers may load $100 in intercity taxi funds for $40. ADA eligible passengers who qualify for low-income status may purchase a $100 book of intercity taxi scrip for $20. Qualified passengers may only purchase $400 per month. For more information on determining your low income status, please call the Solano Transportation Authority at (800) 535-6883. A PEX Card will beissued upon approval of eligibility.
Fairfield and Suisun City residents may load their PEX Card at Fairfield and Suisun Transit (FAST) at the Fairfield Transportation Center, 2000 Cadenasso Drive, Fairfield, CA 94533. All trips taken under the Intercity Taxi Program must be paid for with the PEX Card.
Adult Recreation Center (ARC) Taxi Program
The Adult Recreation Center (ARC) Taxi Program is operated though the local taxi service. Service is limited to trips from anywhere within the Fairfield/Suisun City area to the ARC (formerly known as the Fairfield Senior Center). Riders must be approved for the local Reduced Fare Taxi Program or DART Paratransit and must show their photo ID along with either a taxi card or ADA photo ID card (paratransit card) upon entering the taxi in order to ride at the reduced fare. Photo ID is not required for taxi cards that have your photo. One-way fares are $2.50 and tickets may be purchased through the ARC. Tickets may not be used for tipping drivers, and trips are offered during the ARC hours of operation only.
Participating Taxi Companies
Fairfield Yellow Cab