Transportation Services

New Dial-a-Taxi Test Program Extended

The City of Monterey Park is pleased to introduce a new low cost transportation program for senior residents ages 55 years and older called – “Dial-A-Taxi.” This service allows senior residents to shop, dine, and visit any location in the city or to approved satellite medical facilities and hospitals 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Senior residents must first submit an application to verify eligibility with Dial-A-Taxi to receive a booklet of ten taxi vouchers that are used with a $1 one-way copay until the pilot program ends. Additional taxi voucher booklets are available at Langley Senior Center, though supplies are limited.

For more information on the Dial-A-Taxi program please contact Dial-A-Ride at 626-307-1395, or visit Langley Center located at 400 W. Emerson Avenue, Monday–Friday from 8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.


Dial-A-Ride (DAR) is a FREE SHARED transportation service for Monterey Park Senior Residents ages 55 years or older and/or have a signed form from a physician attesting to a disability that travels within City limits, except for medical appointments to adjacent communities in Alhambra, Montebello, San Gabriel and other unincorporated LA County areas. 

Where can I go?
Dial-A-Ride is a shared ride service that our senior residents can make ANY trip from their home within the City of Monterey Park and trips to outside communities for medical appointments only.  Local trips within the city include but not limited to: 
City Hall, Langley Center, Library, Grocery Stores, Salons, Post Office, or Restaurants. 

How do I join?
To become a DIAL-A-RIDE member, residents must complete an application and provide proof of residency with photo(drivers license or current ID).  Applications are available at the Langley Center and can be submitted in person or by mail to:
Langley Center – Dial-A-Ride , 400 W. Emerson Ave., Monterey Park CA 91754. 
For more information, contact Dial-A-Ride from Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Mature Driver's Improvement Course
This course is offered monthly. Seniors completing the eight hour course will be certified and eligible to get a 5% to 10% reduction on their premiums with participating insurance companies.

Metro Tap Card

Metro Tap Cards are processed from the 25th of the month through the 10th of each month from Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m. To receive the City of Monterey Park discount, you must be senior resident at least 62 years or older and/or have a Reduced and have a valid California driver's license or ID with proof of residency.

Taxi Coupons

Taxi coupons will be issued each month, on the first Monday of the month to qualified senior residents, whose household income meets the Los Angeles County poverty guidelines ($11,670 per year for one member, $15,730 for two, $19,790 for three or $23,850 for four and $27,910 for five).  Participants are allowed 2 coupons a month, value of each coupon is $11.00.  Please stop by the Dial-A-Ride desk to apply at Langley Center.

  • Monday - Friday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • For seniors 55 years of age and older
  • Dial-A-Ride is open from Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Must be a Monterey Park senior resident at least 55 years of age or have a signed form from a physician attesting to a disability.