People with disabilities and seniors age 60 or over are eligible to use our new Taxi Voucher Program. Taxi vouchers allow you to purchase taxi fares at half price. The vouchers may then be used for transportation to anywhere in Connecticut and at anytime that the participating taxi company provides service.
To qualify as disabled, you must be ADA certified, have a statewide reduced fare ID card or a Medicare card. Click here to apply for a statewide reduced fare ID card.
To download the Taxi Voucher Application, click here.
To reload your voucher online (reloads only, new vouchers must fill out application above and mail a check), use the shopping cart below and email the Taxi Voucher Application form to firstname.lastname@example.org. Vouchers cannot be re-loaded until the application form has been received.
For reservations, call:
Monday – Friday
9:00 AM – 1:30 PM
The Estuary Transit District’s Taxi Voucher Program provides accessible transportation outside of the 9 Town Transit service area and hours of operation. Taxi voucher service is available 24 hours per day, 7 days per week throughout Connecticut. The service is available to seniors age 60 and over and persons with disabilities. Participant’s payments are matched 100% through the program, making taxi trips more affordable.
Eligibility and Application Process
Anyone with a CT statewide reduced fare ID, a Medicare card, certified for ADA paratransit or age 60 and over is immediately eligible for the Taxi Voucher Program. The participant must complete the Taxi Voucher Application form with payment to begin using the program. Please allow 5 business days plus mail time (if mailing application) for the account to be loaded. The application can be found at www.9towntransit.com or by calling 860-510-0429 extension 106.
To use the Taxi Voucher Program, the trip must either begin or end in one of the following towns: Clinton, Chester, Durham, Essex, East Haddam, East Hampton, Deep River, Durham, Haddam, Killingworth, Lyme, Madison, Middlefield, Middletown, Portland, Old Lyme, Old Saybrook and Westbrook. The other end of the trip can be anywhere that Curtin Transportation is able to travel within Connecticut.
Simply mail your Taxi Voucher Application with your initial payment of at least $25. ETD will credit an account in your name with Curtin Transportation at double the amount of your payment.
Up to three (3) companions, including a Personal Care Attendant (PCA), may ride for free with the eligible rider. The eligible rider and companions must have the same origin and destination, and the voucher may only be used by the eligible rider. Individuals must present identification when using the taxi voucher. Service animals are welcome.
How To Book A Trip
Once your account has been funded, you may book a trip by calling the taxi provider, Curtin Transportation, at 860-443-1655. Reservations may be made between 9:00 AM and 1:30 PM Monday through Friday at least two days in advance, but up to three months in advance. Be sure you have sufficient funds on your account before booking the trip.
Cancellations must be made at least one business day before the pick-up time to avoid a charge. No-Shows will be charged for the full one-way trip.
Monday – Friday
9:00 AM – 1:30 PM