Special Services Van

Service Notice

Service on selected routes have changed or are temporarily suspended.


Yale Transit provides Special Services transportation to members of the Yale community who are permanently or temporarily disabled. Once on campus, this service provides a secondary option for transporting individuals from one campus location to another. This service does not provide transportation from outside the university and is not designed to provide transportation to and from individual home addresses.

To participate in this program, community members must complete an application and provide medical documentation. The program will run from July 1st through June 30th of each year

For all applicants with an approved “permanent” need for this service, will be required to complete a renewal application (without medical documentation) each year.

Enrollment in this program is only for use by the approved applicant. University ID will be required. Misuse may result in suspension from the program.

Renewal applications are required each year and will end on each June 30th.

Once approved your name will be added to our system and you can begin requesting rides. Please note the days this service is not available below.

Request a Ride

  • Call 203-432-2788 – Press 1
  • Download the TapRide app for iPhone or Android for self-booking

Hours of Operation

Monday – Friday, 6:00 a.m. – 1:00 a.m.
Saturday and Sunday, 6:00 p.m. – 1:00 am.

Special Service rides are not available on the following holidays and/or designated university holiday: New Year’s Day, Good Friday, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas recess, and New Year’s Eve.

Additional Information

The Freedom Fund Taxi Voucher Program will offer passengers with disabilities a 50 percent discount from the normal cab rate. To apply, contact the Greater New Haven Transit District at 203-288-6282.