Taxi Choice Option is a premium passenger service available to Mountain Metro Mobility passengers who need a ride for seven miles or less. Taxi Choice Option reservations can be made by calling 392-2396, Option # 2 only.
TAXI CHOICE RULES
The reservation for a taxi can be made up to three (3) days in advance. Same day rides or changes are not allowed.
The Metro Mobility reservationist will inform a client that their trip is 7 miles or less and is eligible for Taxi choice option.
The customer must show their Metro Mobility card to the taxi driver upon pickup.
Service animals are welcomed but also must be authorized on the Metro Mobility card.
Companions are charged $3.50 from the client account. PCA noted on the MMT card will travel for free.
The fare charged to the client is the same as riding a Metro Mobility paratransit van and shall be prepaid by using an electronic account. In order to utilize this service, the client must set up a prepaid electronic account through Metro Mobility. Their account cannot go below $7.00 or they will not be able to book a ride.
Prepayment may be made through Metro Mobility by check; however, it must be in an envelope labeled attention Customer Service, with a note with the name of the individual on it.
They may also be paid through Credit Card on our City Marketplace.
The City Marketplace is where you go to purchase electronic fare in one dollar increments or a 10-ride or 40-ride mobility pass booklet. If you purchase the mobility pass booklet, a City representative mails the pass booklet to you. If you purchased electronic fare, a Metro Mobility staff member applies the amount you purchased to your account. A client can request their account balance through a Metro Mobility reservationist at any time.
NOTE: Yellow Cab provides wheelchair accessible vehicles. If you have questions about how to set up a prepaid electronic account, please contact your Metro Mobility Customer Advocate at 719-392-2396, option 3 or via email at Metro.MobilityMain@coloradosprings.gov