Grass Valley and Nevada City Sunday Transportation

What is Nevada County Now Sunday Service? 

Nevada County Now Sunday Service provides door-to-door transportation for people 60 and older in the Grass Valley and Nevada City areas. Trips can be for shopping, medical appointments, visiting friends, church, or any other purpose. All of our vehicles are wheelchair lift-equipped. 

Ride Information

To use the service, you simply need to call and schedule a ride. Availability is limited so call as soon as you know you will need transportation. Availability is based on a first come first serve basis. If it is your first time using the service, you will need to fill out a demographics form and either mail or turn it into your driver. Please keep in mind that there may need to be an adjustment to your requested time to fit you on the schedule. We appreciate your flexibility. Paratransit Service Area Map with Routes in Yellow

Hours of Service and Fees

Sunday 8:00 AM to 2:30 PM.
Fee per Ride: There is a $4.00 requested contribution for using the service. 

Service Area 

Our service area includes most of Grass Valley and Nevada City. Please see the map for the service area boundary. If your address is near the boundary line please contact us to find out if you qualify for service. 

Rider Qualifications 

Anyone 60 and over can use the service. The only requirement is that you are 60+ years of age. You will need to fill out a demographics card if it is your first time riding. All information collected is confidential and shared only with Area 4 Agency on Aging. 

To Reserve a Ride

Please call 271-RIDE (271-7433) to schedule your ride. (530) 271-7433 or (855) 314-7433. Office hours are Monday-Friday 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM and Saturday 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Same-day trip requests cannot be accommodated. All ride requests must be made no more than 14 days in advance. 

What information do I need when I schedule a ride?

  • Your name and exact address of your pickup. 
  • The exact address of your destination. 
  • If you will be traveling with a personal care attendant or companion. 
  • If you will be using a mobility device; wheelchair, walker, etc. 
  • Your appointment time. 

Seat belts and Securements 

Seat belts and mobility device securements must always be worn. 

Late Cancels and No-Shows 

Please cancel all rides in a timely manner as there is a No-Show/Late Cancel Policy that could result in service suspension. Rides must be canceled two hours before the pick-up. 

Service Animals

Trained Service Animals are welcome on all LIFT vehicles and must ride on the floor. Pets must ride in a leak-proof carrier. 

Personal Care Attendant (PCA)

If you require a PCA, that person may ride with you for free even if they are under the age of 60. 

Packages

Drivers are only able to carry up to 4 bags and no more than 30 lbs. If you plan to have more bags you will need to use a Personal Care Attendant to assist.