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February 08 12:00 AM

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Inbound stop on Idaho and 5th is closed, no temp stop placed due to construction in the area.

February 02 12:00 AM

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Outbound Route 6 at Orchard and Franklin stop is closed, placed temp stop in front of Gas station.

February 05 6:00 AM

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13th St. in Downtown Boise will be closed between Front St and Main St from 2/5/2024 to 3/20/2024. Operators will take the Fairview exit (exit 3), and follow Fairview until it curves to the right and becomes Main St. No stops will be missed. Any passengers that have to be dropped off at Main & 13th on route 40, will be dropped off on the nearside of the intersection.

February 09 3:00 PM

Route 40, 43

Inbound PM routes 40 and 43 - Idaho & 5th St. closed due to construction. No temp stop placed, but passengers can use Idaho & 3rd St, or Idaho & 9th St. Detour is right on 3rd st, left on Bannock, left on 6th St, right on Idaho St.

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Beyond Access

To better serve all of our community members, Valley Regional Transit is excited to introduce Beyond Access. Available in Ada and Canyon Counties, Beyond Access provides no-cost curb-to-curb transportation for older adults and people with disabilities.

Service Area & Hours

Service Area

The Beyond Access service area covers most of Ada and Canyon counties. VRT will verify if your trip is within the service area during the booking process.

Note: Beyond Access trip requests that can be completed entirely by Access must be booked as Access trips.

Learn more about Access

Hours
7 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Mon - Fri

Qualification

To qualify for VRT Beyond Access, passengers must first apply for VRT Access.

To apply for VRT Access, please visit ADARide.com or call (877)232-7433.

  • If you DO qualify for Access, you automatically qualify for Beyond Access.
  • If you DO NOT qualify for Access and are 60 or older, and:
    • Are 60 or older, you qualify for Beyond Access
    • Are younger than 60, you do not qualify for Beyond Access

Note: Beyond Access trip requests that can be completed entirely by Access must be booked as Access trips. VRT Customer Service will assist with determining trip eligibility.

Book Your Trip

VRT provides three convenient ways to book your Beyond Access trips through the Treasure Valley. Riders can book trips from 5 minutes to 7 days in advance.

Interested in setting up recurring trips? Contact VRT Customer Service.

  • VRT Booking App

    Step 1: Download the “VRT Booking” app through your app store. Follow the set-up instructions.

    Download on the App StoreGet it on Google Play

     

     

    Step 2: Enter your pickup address and tap “Set Pickup.”

    Step 3: Enter your destination address and tap “Set Dropoff.”

    Step 4: Choose your ride option and tap “Book.”

    Step 5: Meet your ride at the location indicated in the app.

    Información en español disponible por internet, en la aplicación y por teléfono.

  • Online

    Set up an account and book online.

    rideVRT.org/booking

  • Call

    If you need help booking your ride, give Customer Service a call.

    208-345-7433

Common Questions

  • What is Beyond Access?

    Beyond Access is a new service from VRT that provides trips for those that qualify in Ada and Canyon counties Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Beyond Access will replace transportation services currently provided by SHIP, Harvest Transit, Star Senior Center, Metro Community Services, and VRT’s Eagle Senior Transportation Service. The last day to ride for these services is Friday, December 22, 2023. There will be no services available from Monday, December 25 to Friday, December 29, 2023. Riders can begin booking Beyond Access trips on Tuesday, December 26.

  • What is happening to my old service?

    Beyond Access unifies smaller services into one convenient way to book rides through the Treasure Valley. You can take the trip you’ve taken in the past, now provided by VRT, and have access to a bigger service area!

  • Where will Beyond Access take me?

    Beyond Access is a curb-to-curb service available in and between Ada and Canyon counties. VRT will check if your trip falls within the service area and provide trip details during the booking process.

  • What will it cost to ride?

    Beyond Access is a no-cost service.

  • How to I qualify for Beyond Access?

    To qualify, please provide proof of age (60+) and/or a Medicare card to VRT’s Customer Service. Existing riders in VRT’s specialized transportation or Access programs automatically qualify.

  • How long will I wait for my ride?

    The drop-off window is an estimate based on your desired travel time. Because this is a ride-sharing service, actual drop-off time may vary. Please understand that while we make every effort to arrive at your desired travel time, you may have a slight wait due to demand. If you must arrive at your destination at a specified time, we recommend planning your trip to arrive early.