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Free Transportation

Did You Know? 
Ride United offers free transportation via Lyft to those who qualify.
Through a partnership between 211 Tampa Bay Cares and the United Way Worldwide, Ride United is able to provide transportation for essential reasons such as grocery shopping, medical appointments and job interviews free of charge to those who are eligible.
Essential Trips:

  • Job interviews
  • Background checks
  • First day on the job


  • Medical, mental or dental health appointments
  • VA services
  • Return home from ER


  • Grocery Shopping
  • Food pantry trips


  • State or federally declared disasters
  • One-time personal emergencies

*Short-term rides are round-trips to and from one location. Multiple leg trips are not allowed.

For more information, click here.

To contact Ride United:

Call 211 (line open 24/7) or Text 898211 (include your zip code in the body)

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