Fastran



Holiday Notice

Labor Day Holiday: All Fairfax County Department of Neighborhood and Community Services (NCS) programs, activities and facilities, including Fastran services will be closed Monday, September 1 for the Labor Day Holiday.


Fastran offers specialized transportation services for residents of Fairfax County and the Cities of Fairfax and Falls Church participating in human service agency programs. All Fastran riders must be certified by a participating agency before utilizing the service.

PROGRAMS

Critical Medical Care
This transportation service is for Fairfax county residents who must undergo life sustaining treatments.  This includes dialysis, radiology, physical therapy, chemotherapy, brain injury therapy, and water therapy.  Transportation service under this program is not guaranteed, but is provided on a space available basis.  Please select Critical Medical Care Program (CMCP)  for the application.

Taxi Voucher Program
Effective July 1, 2013, the Dial-A-Ride bus transportation will transition to a discounted Taxi Voucher program.  Eligible county residents will be able to purchase taxi coupon books valued at $33 for $10 per book.  For more information and eligibility requirements please call 703-222-9764.

HOW TO BECOME CERTIFIED

If you are interested in certification for the Critical Medical Care Program, please print the application from the link above.  For certification for other transportation needs, contact the human service agency sponsor below.

HUMAN SERVICE AGENCY SPONSORS

Community Services Board - to and from support services and worksites related to intellectual disability, mental health and the Recovery Women’s Center

Senior Centers - Arranged through centers only

Senior Residences - To weekly group grocery shopping trips and Monthly mall trips to residents of 18 senior residence developments. Trips scheduled by sites

Senior Adult Day Health Care - To and from adult day health care centers

NCS Therapeutic Recreation Services - Intellectual or physical disabilities to outings and structured recreational activities

CANCELLATION AND INCLEMENT WEATHER POLICIES

During periods of snow or other inclement weather, Fastran service may be canceled. Listen to your radio for Fairfax County Public School announcements or call Fastran customer service at 703-222-9764, press 8, TTY: 703-324-7079.

If Fairfax County Public Schools are CLOSED, trips will be handled as follows:

All scheduled Fastran trips, except dialysis, chemotherapy and radiation trips, will be canceled.

If Fairfax County Public Schools open 1-2 hours late or close early, trips will be handled as follows:

Mental Health and Mental Retardation Trips - Will operate late or early by the same duration

Dialysis, Chemotherapy, and Radiation Trips - Will operate on schedule

Senior Centers, Adult Day Care, and Mid-Day Charter - Will be canceled

Note: Riders are expected to keep sidewalks passable at their homes either by removing ice/snow or by spreading kitty litter for traction.

PERSONAL CANCELLATIONS

Cancellation Line: 703-324-7068 (24 hour recording - leave a message) Please mention your name, your FASTRAN identification number, the day of the trip to be canceled, and if you are canceling one way or both ways.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Fastran Customer Service: 703-222-9764, ext. 3 TTY: 703-324-7079.  For English, press1, Spanish 2.

Cancellation Line: 703-324-7068 (24 hour recording - leave a message) Please mention your name, your FASTRAN identification number, the day of the trip to be canceled, and if you are canceling one way or both ways.

METRO ACCESS (Fastran does not operate the local Metro Access Service). 

You also may be interested in Metro/Access Para Transit Service. This service was designed by the Washington Metropolitan AreaTransit Authority (WMATA) to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). These riders are unable to use traditional fixed-route bus or rail service due to physical or cognitive disability or inaccessibility of facilities.

Eligibility: 301-562-5361, TTY 711

Rides: 1-800-523-7009 TTY: 301-588-7535

Complaints: 202-637-0128 TTY: 202-962-2565

CONTACT US

Fastran
12011 Government Center Parkway
10th Floor
Fairfax, VA 22035

Question or Comments? e-mail Customer Service

RELATED RESOURCES

Commission on Aging

Department of Transportation

ElderLink

Fairfax Area Agency on Aging

Fairfax Area Disabilities Services Board
Coordinated Services English 703-222-0880, TTY 703-324-7079, Spanish Translation 703-631-3366, TTY 703-324-7079

Metro Access

Senior Navigator

Seniors-on-the-Go

The Fairfax Connector

Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA)

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LOCAL TAXI CABS

Falls Church/Fairfax Yellow Cab - 703-534-1111, TTY 711

Red Top of Fairfax - 703-934-4444, TTY 711

Springfield Yellow Cab - 703-451-2255, TTY 711

Taxi Fare: $3.25 for first 1/5 of a mile and $2.10 per mile there after $0.42 1/5 mile

White Top Cab - 703-644-4500, TTY 711

Note: Wheelchair Accessible Taxi Cab Service is available in Fairfax County at the same rate
as a standard taxi ride.

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