TRANSPORTATION

 

BCBenefits

www.bedsider.org/where_to_get_it/bcbenefits

  • The program provides access to free or low-cost birth control methods and birth control appointments (remote or in-person) to adults (18 and older) who have limited income and would like prescription birth control.

  • Those who qualify for fully reimbursable in-person birth control visits may also qualify for a free or discounted roundtrip ride to cover travel to and from the appointment.

  • Specific benefits vary based on where you live and your level of qualification for the program.

Bethesda Ministries-God’s Pedal Power Program

813-248-8700 OR 813-248-8083

bethesdaministriestampa.org/gods-pedal-power

  • Provides no-cost bicycle transportation with accountability to people in need.

Free Charity Cars

https://freecharitycars.org/

  • Offers donated cars to veterans and struggling families to help them achieve self-sufficiency.

 

Hillsborough Area Regional Transit Authority (HART)

813-254-4278

http://gohart.org/Pages/fares-discount-permits.aspx

  • Youth discount permit available for ages 5-18.

  • Adult student fare discount permit for students of participating colleges and universities.

Medicaid Transportation Services

1-877-254-1055 (Medicaid Helpline)

ahca.myflorida.com/medicaid

  • Medicaid covers non-emergency transportation services for Medicaid eligible recipients who have no other means of transportation available to Medicaid covered services.

  • Medicaid also covers medically necessary emergency ground or air ambulance transportation. Some limits apply.

  • If you are enrolled in a health plan, call your plan to find out the name and telephone number for your transportation provider if you need a ride to a doctor’s office or clinic.

  • If you are not enrolled in a health plan, call the Medicaid Helpline at 1-877-254-1055 to find out the name and telephone number for your transportation provider.

 

Onbikes

info@onbikes.org

www.onbikes.org

  • Delivers new bicycles to at-risk and foster children and teens in the local community.

Project Prosper Loan Program

727-266-0816

Email: info@projectprosper.org

www.projectprosper.org/

  • Project Prosper's Loan Program provides a one-time loan of up to $1,500 at a 0% interest rate for recent immigrants and refugees.

  • Loans can be used for a variety of reasons like buying a car, education fees, fees for applying for citizenship or permanent residency, etc. 

Sunshine Line-Hillsborough County Door to Door Transportation

813-272-7272

www.hillsboroughcounty.org/en/residents/social-services/transportation/door-to-door-transportation

  • The Sunshine Line provides door-to-door transportation for elderly, people with disabilities, or low-income residents who do not have, or can’t afford their own transportation.

  • Transportation is provided for medical and social service appointments, grocery trips, health and wellness, personal business and more.

  • Trips are prioritized based on trip purpose and provided on a space-available basis.

 

Sunshine Line-Hillsborough County FREE Bus Pass Application

813-272-7272

www.hillsboroughcounty.org/en/residents/social-services/transportation/action-folder/apply-for-a-bus-pass

  • If you are able to ride HART, you may qualify for a daily or monthly bus pass.

Eligibility:

  • Travel within 3/4 of a mile from a HART bus route

  • Have one of the following qualifications:

    • Low-income

    • Disabled

    • Elderly

  • Have no other means of transportation

Tampa Downtown Partnership Ride Service

813-221-3686

www.tampasdowntown.com/getting-around/downtowner-ride-service

  • The Downtowner is a ride service that is on-demand and point-to-point. Rides are requested through an app, or hailed on the street.

  • Vehicles operate seven days a week within Downtown Tampa’s business district, Channel District, River Arts District, the University of Tampa area, as well as the non-gated north end of Harbour Island.

  • Click here to download the App and ride! View the service area.

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