Mt Adams Transportation
WELCOME TO MT. ADAMS TRANSPORTATION!MATS
Providing the Transportation You Need!
We will take you where you need to be!
¨ Medical appointments
¨ Employment (limited)
¨ Social service appointments
¨ Educational opportunities
¨ Grocery shopping
This service is designed to enable Klickitat County residents who lack transportation resources to meet their basic needs.
We have both buses and private vehicles available in Goldendale and White Salmon, with each office serving its end of the county. If you live in or west of Dallesport or Klickitat, please call White Salmon for service. If you live to the east of these towns, you are in the Goldendale service area. We have approximately 12 volunteer drivers between the two offices that volunteer their time and vehicle to provide transportation service to county residents. They are licensed and insured and have had their vehicles and driving skills evaluated. Our van drivers are licensed and trained to serve your transportation needs.
Mt. Adams Transportation Service is designed to provide an alternative transportation resource to Klickitat County residents. The dial-a-ride service provides transportation to eligible county residents for doctor’s appointments, social and human service appointments, educational opportunities, shopping and other essential services. To request a ride, call in at least one business day in advance of your trip. Be prepared to give the transportation coordinator your
¨ Name, address & phone number
¨ Your date of birth
¨ The date & time of your appointment
¨ The address of your destination.
Your ride may be scheduled on one of our buses or with a volunteer driver in a private vehicle. The choice depends on your needs and the availability of resources.
Let us know about your special needs!
We need to know about things such as wheelchair transportation,
children under 80 lbs or under 4’9”,
oxygen bottles, walkers, etc.
Mt. Adams Transportation goes to all areas of Klickitat County, The Dalles and Hood River on a regular basis. We can go to Portland/Vancouver and Yakima for medical services. Trips to non-essential destinations can be made on a space-available basis.
Our priorities for scheduling trips will give a preference to passengers needing rides to medical appointments, education, basic human services such as post office, banking, social services and basic shopping needs.
If you are a Medicaid recipient and need to schedule a trip to a medical appointment please call the Medical Transportation Brokerage at 1-800-752-9422.
KLICKITAT COUNTY SENIOR SERVICES/MOUNT ADAMS TRANSPORTATION RESPECTS CIVIL RIGHTS
Mount Adams Transportation Service (MATS) is committed to ensuring that no person is excluded from participation in, or denied the benefits of its transit services on the basis of race, color, or national origin, as protected by Title VI in Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Circular 4702.1.A. Klickitat County Senior Services/Mount Adams Transportation operates its programs without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, age or disability in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act or other applicable law. For more information contact our Title VI Coordinator and Director of KCSS at 509-773-3757 or 509-493-3068 (TTY 7-1-1) or email .
¨ Transportation to senior meal sites and local shopping
¨ Weekly local senior shopping trips
¨ Monthly shopping trips to Hood River
Transportation can be arranged on a drop off and pick up basis during these trips.
The cost of transportation is dependent on your classification. In general, senior citizens are asked to make a suggested donation, * others are charged a fare. If a funding source is available to pay for your ride, you are required to use that source.
Please call your nearest office for more information or to schedule a ride.
White Salmon: 493-4662
You can reach your Transportation Coordinators at the above numbers between:
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Monday through Friday
Please call with as much advance notice as possible, at least 24 hours prior to trip.
* Senior Transportation is funded in part by the Area Agency on Aging and Disabilities of Southwest Washington and by Klickitat County. For this purpose, a senior citizen is defined as 60 years of age or older. Other funding is provided by the Washington State Department of Transportation and by United Way of the Columbia Gorge.
Mt. Adams Transportation to Hood River
Buses will run on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays
(No bus service on holidays)
In case of inclement weather, please call 509-493-4662 or 1-800-493-7606
$1.00 each way
Children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult
Mt Adam’s Transportation has a White Salmon/Bingen to Hood River schedule on Mondays, Wednesday and Fridays. To access that schedule click the following link: http://gorgetranslink.com/transit-klickitat.html
Date of Source Material: 5/13/2015
Source: Klickitat County Senior Services
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Sharon Carter: Director
Office Hours: 8am-5pm
Annex II 115 W. Court
Goldendale, WA 98620
Phone: (509) 773-3757
or 800 447-7858
Fax: (509) 773-6965
White Salmon Office:
P.O. Box 1877
501 NE Washington Street
White Salmon, WA 98672
Phone: (509) 493-3068
or 800 447-7858
Fax: (509) 493-4109