DFTA My Ride is a three-year on-demand car service pilot for eligible older adults and individuals with disabilities developed by the New York City Department for the Aging in partnership with the New York City Department of Transportation. The goals of the pilot are to provide much-needed access to selected eligible participants in transportation desert areas and to study the impact of on-demand car service on participants’ social determinants of health.
The pilot will include:
Applicants can apply for the DFTA My Ride pilot online or by mail from Monday, September 13th, 2021 to Friday, October 15th, 2021.
Submit an online application HERE.
To download a fillable PDF or to print out the application, select from the below options:
Applications can be mailed to:
NYC Department for the Aging
DFTA My Ride
2 Lafayette Street, 2nd Floor
New York, New York 10007
You can visit a local library to access a computer in order to complete the DFTA My Ride online application. Click here for a list of local libraries in the select Community Districts: Bronx, Brooklyn, and Queens
Please review the DFTA My Ride Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) document for more information.
To learn more about the DFTA My Ride pilot and application, please contact Aging Connect at 212-244-6469.
Please make sure you are eligible before applying!