Need a ride? The following services are useful for arranging transportation to the Center and other appointments.

Hyde Shuttle

The Hyde Shuttle program provides door-to-door van service throughout many communities in King County for adults aged 55+ and adults with disabilities. Friendly, specially trained drivers transport riders to hot meal programs, medical appointments, senior centers, grocery stores, and other local destinations. For those who have difficulty getting around, the service provides an opportunity to socialize and stay active within their communities.

Transportation is provided between 8 am and 4 pm, Monday through Friday. For a Rider’s Guide outlining all Hyde Shuttle policies and procedures, visit the Hyde Shuttle website.

To make a reservation:

Hyde Shuttle provides door-to-door van service for King County seniors.
Hyde Shuttle provides door-to-door van service for qualifying King County residents.

Volunteer Transportation

Sound Generations’ Volunteer Transportation Program provides free, personalized, and safe transportation to essential healthcare appointments. The service is available to King County residents aged 60 or older who need help getting to and from a medical, dental, or other essential healthcare appointments.

To make a reservation, have all of your trip details ready (date, time, duration, location, etc.) and call (206) 448-5740 or (800) 282-5815.

No forms are required to schedule a ride. Other details:

  • Rides must be called in the Tuesday prior to any appointments the following week.
  • Scheduling hours are weekdays 8 am–5 pm.
  • Caregivers or family may ride with prior notice.
  • All rides are dependent upon driver availability.

Access Transportation

King County METRO’s Access Transportation Program provides transportation to riders who are found eligible through the ADA Paratransit Program. Access takes riders anywhere a METRO bus, Seattle streetcar, or Sound Transit light rail goes at that time and on that day of the week.

To make a reservation:

King County's Access van takes seniors anywhere the METRO goes.
King County's Access van takes qualifying residents anywhere the METRO goes.