Kimochi Transportation Services

Door-to-door Transportation Services are offered to seniors who find it difficult or are unable to use public transportation. Transportation Services staff drive and escort individuals and groups from their homes to Kimochi program sites. Other transportation, including trips to grocery stores and medical appointments, can be arranged. The general service area is San Francisco’s Japantown, Western Addition, Richmond and Sunset districts.

Our Kimochi drivers possess a valid Class B Passenger Endorsed Driver’s License and undergo Standard First Aid/Adult CPR Certification and Passenger Assistance Safety and Sensitivity (PASS) training. Our fleet includes ADA certified/wheelchair accessible small buses, minivans and cars. Based on the transportation needed, appropriate vehicles are scheduled for use

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

  1. Individual unable to independently use public fixed route service (i.e. MUNI)

  2. Temporarily unable to independently use public fixed route service

  3. Meets are paratransit eligibility based on completion of an application form


FEE FOR SERVICE/VOLUNTARY CONTRIBUTIONS

Voluntary contributions per one way trip are requested.

For more information about the Kimochi Transportation Services, please contact:
Kimochi Transportation
1840 Sutter Street, # 101, San Francisco, CA 94115
Tel: (415) 931-2287
Ryan Kobayashi, Transportation Coordinator, rkobayashi@kimochi-inc.org

 

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