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Because of COVID-19, the DCV staff is working remotely and all face-to-face activities have been suspended. Please note, we can be reached by phone or email. Also, we have made some activities available online. Please click on the menu item above to access the latest information, online activities and entertainment. We plan to update this content regularly.   
HomeTransportation

With any of the suggestions below, members may call the Village if you need support accessing any online or “app” type resources. We have staff and volunteers who can help get you connected, even if we can’t come to your home.

Transportation Links

GoGo Grandparent:
During the period of the DC Emergency Order, for the purpose of medical-related rides, all members are eligible to use DCV's GoGo Grandparent transportation account. You will need to contact the volunteer coordinator, Mike Gould, at volunteer@dupontcirclevillage.net

Metro Rail and Bus:

Click  for Updated Info to see the revised schedules and reduced service.

Taxi:
You can order a taxi 24/7 online or by calling (202) 398-0500. Wheelchair accessible options available.


Lyft Rideshare App: 

See what Lyft is doing in response to the Coronavirus, including supplying all drivers and cars with hand sanitizer, here.

Uber Rideshare App:
See what Uber is doing in response to the Coronavirus, including extra guidance for driver.  Click here. Note that Uber Pool is not an option during this time.



The Yellow Cab Co. of DC, Inc., recently offered Villages information on three local government transportation program options that have been expanded to help older adults during COVID-19:

Transport DC: Click Here

Transport DC is a premium same-day, cost-effective alternative transportation service for WMATA MetroAccess customers (for eligibility requirements please call 202-962-1100 or e-mail access@wmata.com). Sponsored by The Department of For-Hire Vehicles (DFHV), this service provides unrestricted rides for the first 15 days of the month and rides for employment, groceries and medical services during the remainder of the month. To book a ride with Transport DC, have your MetroAccess ID available, and call 1-844-322-7732, 24 hours a day. Mention that you are using “Transport DC.” Each one-way ride costs $5.00. Two additional passengers are allowed to ride with you at no extra cost. You must show your MetroAccess card when your driver arrives.

Senior MedExpress: Click Here

Senior MedExpress, offered by DC Department of Aging and Community Living (DACL), is an essential non-emergency medical transportation for older adults living in the District of Columbia. Residents of the District who are 60-years and older and have a medical condition requiring essential life-sustaining appointments, such as chemotherapy or dialysis or appointments for health-related public benefits are eligible for this free service. Rides are offered in the District, Maryland and Virginia. Please note that Medicaid clients are not eligible for the program. To enroll, call DACL at 202-724-5626 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Once enrolled with DACL, call Senior MedExpress at 202-420 7533. Senior MedExpress operates from 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday to Saturday excluding holidays. There is no service on Sunday.









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