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Dispatch Hours of Operation (The dispatch office is closed for lunch from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM)
Reservations (310) 545-3500 or (310) 802-5162
|Monday through Friday||6:30 AM to 12:00 PM||1:00 PM to 5:30 PM|
|Weekends||8:00 AM to 12:00 PM||1:00 PM to 5:00 PM|
Dial-A-Ride Bus Hour Information
|Monday through Friday||7:30 AM to 5:00 PM||Medical appointments|
|9:00 AM to 5:00 PM||All other destinations|
|Second and Fourth Thursday of every month||7:30 AM to 9:00 PM||Within Manhattan Beach City limits|
|Weekends||9:00 AM to 5:00 PM||All other destination. No medical appointments unless within city limits.|
Contact the Dial-A-Ride office at (310) 545-3500 or (310) 802-5162. Please provide the dispatch operator with:
1. Your first and last name
2. Your address
3. Telephone number
4. Emergency contact (spouse, family member, friend, doctor, etc.)
Policies and Procedures
We hope the adherence to Dial-A-Ride policies will insure prompt and efficient service. Thank you for your cooperation in helping to maintain our excellent service!
If Dial-A-Ride cannot accommodate your transportation needs, please review the list of transportation alternatives (PDF).
The Manhattan Beach Dial-A-Ride is a shared ride, curb-to-curb bus service for Manhattan Beach residents who are 55+ years old or disabled (all ages). Dial-A-Ride will provide transportation to any destination within the City of Manhattan Beach seven days a week and to most medical facilities in Torrance, Redondo Beach and Hermosa Beach Monday through Friday. Dial-A-Ride also makes special trips to a variety of shopping destinations outside of the city on designated days of the week.
Because it is a curb-to-curb service, Dial-A-Ride patrons should be waiting in front of their location at the designated pick-up time.
Who can Ride?
The Manhattan Beach Dial-A-Ride is a shared ride, curb-to-curb bus service for Manhattan Beach residents who are 55+ years old or disabled (all ages). Riders who have a short-term disability are also eligible to ride by providing a letter from their physician. All buses are equipped with a wheelchair lift. Drivers provide boarding and disembarking assistance as needed. Contact our Dial-A-Ride dispatcher at (310) 545-3500 to sign up today.
Mustang Morning News: Dial-A-Ride
Produced by: Broadcast Journalism Students at Mira Costa High School
Reporter: Aili David
Photographer: Coleman Weaver
This news clip about the Manhattan Beach Dial-A-Ride program was created by Aili David for the Mira Costa High School Mustang Morning News program. Aili David is a senior and reporter/photographer for the award-winning Mustang Morning News. This video highlights the Dial-A-Ride program and it’s role in the community for our older adult and disabled population.
For additional information about the Dial-A-Ride program, please contact the Dial-A-Ride office at (310) 545-3500 or Eve Kelso, Recreation Services Manager, (310) 802-5407.