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Special Medical Trips

Monterey-Salinas Transit (MST) Special Medical Trips service provides medical transportation four days per month; two days to the San Jose area and two days to the San Francisco area. The program is open to all Monterey County residents. To ride, you must make a reservation. Reservations are on a first-come, first-served basis, and must be made by 5:00 PM three days before you plan to travel. Cancellations must also be made before 5:00 PM one day before your reserved trip. Failure to cancel by 5:00 PM may jeopardize future riding privileges. The round-trip fare is $20 payable in cash or with MST Special Medical Trips tickets. Your personal care attendant (PCA) rides free when registered with MST. Other companions can ride when space is available for the $20 fare. There are no discounts offered for this program.

For residents of King CityGreenfieldSoledad, and Gonzales, only designated stops will be served when requested and prior to the 9:00AM departure from Salinas Transit Center.

The program will operate on the following schedule:

First Tuesday and Thursday of Each Month – San Jose and Palo Alto
Departs Salinas Transit Center – gate 9, 9:00 AM

  • Santa Clara Valley Medical Center
  • Stanford Medical Center
  • Lucille Packard Children’s Hospital
  • Veterans Administration Hospital

Departs Palo Alto no later than 3:00 PM

Third Tuesday and Thursday of Each Month – San Francisco
Departs Salinas Transit Center – gate 9, 9:00 AM

  • University of California San Francisco Medical Center
  • Mt. Zion Medical Hospital

Departs San Francisco no later than 3:00 PM

Other nearby medical locations may be requested. All the locations listed above may not be visited on a particular day if none of the passengers need to go to that location.

Reservations and information:
831-373-1393 or 831-754-2804, option 2





Learn about affordable transportation four days per month directly to Bay Area hospitals and medical centers.

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