Transportation Division

The Transportation Division is "Driven to Excellence"

We are committed to providing quality transportation services as we continue to respond to the changing needs of the community and passengers.

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Senior Transportation

Transportation Service for participants of the Community and Senior Services Division Nutrition Program is Monday through Friday at the Jack Crippen Multipurpose Senior Center.

Reservations must be made 24 hours in advance. Transportation for Bingo and other special Community and Senior Services Division events are also available.

For reservations, please call 580-2217 Monday through Thursday between the hours of 6:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.


The City of El Monte offers a Dial-A-Ride service for seniors (55 years and older) and disabled residents (any age) of El Monte.

This transportation program is a "shared ride" service. The Dial-A-Ride Program operates within the city limits of El Monte only, with the exception for medical or governmental appointments (within a five-mile radius).

Interested in Dial-A-ride?

To apply for a Dial-A-Ride card, please call the Transportation Office at 580-2217, Monday through Thursday, between the hours of 6:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. The City of El Monte's Dial-A-Ride Program is designed to assist our senior and disabled residents with their transportation needs.

Dial-A-Ride In-town Service


Monday through Friday

7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m

Saturday through Sunday

8:00a.m. to 4:00p.m.

Dial-A-Ride Out-of-Town Service


(24-hour reservation required for out-of-town service).

Monday through Friday

8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Youth Transportation

Transportation is provided for the City of El Monte's Parks, Recreation and Community Services Programs throughout the year.

Bus Pass Sales

The City of El Monte provides subsidized bus passes to its residents.

MTA's monthly passes are available at a reduced rate for students (K-12), college, seniors and disabled El Monte Residents.

Foothill's 31-day passes are sold at a reduced fare for students (K-12), seniors and disable El Monte Residents.

EZPasses are sold at a reduced rate to senior and disabled El Monte Residents.

MTA and EZPass monthly passes are available the 25th of each month through the 10th of the following month. Foothill's 31-Day passes are sold throughout the month. Transit Office hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, and Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the El Monte Trolley Station located at 3650 Center Avenue. To be eligible to purchase a senior, disabled, student or college MTA monthly bus pass you must be an El Monte resident and possess an I.D. card issued by MTA. Proof of El Monte residency is required.