Phone-A-Ride

The Phone-a-Ride transportation program is a service offered to South Gate residents 62+ years old or permanently disabled (proof of residency and disability required). For a $10 annual fee, you are eligible to receive 26, 1-way trips per month for $1 per trip. Service is available for medical transportation and for local grocery trips in South Gate. Peak times are between 1:00 pm and 6:00 pm, please call at least 24 hours in advance to reserve a trip if you need to travel during these hours.

Participants may be accompanied by a care-giver over the age of 18. Phone-a-Ride is not intended for trips to work or school. Those enrolled in the Phone-a-Ride program receive free trips on the GATE bus system.

Transportation Outside South Gate
Transportation outside of South Gate City Limits are limited to the following approved list of satellite locations (locations subject to change):
  • Mission Professional Offices
    3100 Florence Avenue
    Huntington Park, CA 90255
  • Medical Offices
    4566 E Florence Avenue
    Bell/Cudahy, CA 90201
  • Medical Offices
    5101 Florence Avenue
    Bell/Cudahy, CA 90201
  • Medical Offices
    6001 Clara Street
    Bell Gardens, CA 90201
  • Bell Gardens Pharmacy
    7625 Eastern Avenue
    Bell Gardens, CA 90201
  • Davita Premier Dialysis Center
    7612 Atlantic Avenue
    Cudahy, CA 90201
  • Kaiser Permanente
    7825 Atlantic Avenue
    Cudahy, CA 90201
  • Rancho Los Amigos Medical Center
    7601 E Imperial Highway
    Downey, CA 90242
  • Medical Offices
    10800 Paramount Boulevard
    Downey, CA 90241
  • PIH (formerly Downey Regional) Medical Center
    11500 Brookshire Avenue
    (And associated medical facilities within 2 blocks)
    Downey, CA 90241
  • Kaiser Permanente
    9333 - 9449 Imperial Highway
    (Including 12200 Bellflower Boulevard)
    Downey, CA 90242
  • Kaiser Permanente
    9333 - 9400 Rosecrans Avenue and 14371 Clark Avenue
    Bellflower, CA 90706
  • Davita Inc., Dialysis Center
    4345 E Imperial Highway
    Lynwood, CA 90262
  • Davita Kidney Dialysis Center
    3600 Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard
    Lynwood, CA 90262
  • St. Francis Hospital
    3630 E Imperial Highway
    (And associated medical facilities within 2 blocks)
    Lynwood, CA 90262
  • Martin Luther King Medical Center
    1670 E 120th Street
    Los Angeles, CA 90059
    Formerly at 12021 Wilmington Avenue
Concerns & Complaints
All concerns and complaints regarding transportation service must be directed to the City of South Gate. An online version of the complaint form is available by clicking here. You may also file your complaint by contacting us at (323) 563-5754, or by e-mail, Transit@sogate.org. Be sure to provide as many details of the trip as possible, including, operator number, cab number, day and time of travel, phone number from which the trip was placed, and pick-up as well as drop-off addresses.

Additional ride request
Supplemental rides may be requested for approved temporary additional medical trips. (subject to verification). Click here for additional ride request form. 

To register, please visit the Transportation Services counter at the Sports Center:
9520 Hildreth Avenue, South Gate, CA 90280