What is the Taxi Pass Program?
The Taxi Pass Program subsidizes the cost of taking a taxi for to eligible clients who live in Peace River. Every month clients can buy two booklets of 20 passes each. One booklet costs $15.
Who is Eligible for the Taxi Pass Program?
You must be 18 or over, live in Peace River, and meet one of the following requirements:
- Seniors 65 and over
- Students at Northern Lakes College
- Individual Income below $15,000 for a single person with no children
- Family Income below $25,000 for a single or double income family
- AISH (Assured Income for the Severely Handicapped) recipients
- Individuals with a medical disability
Applicants will be required to show ID and proof of eligibility. Low-Income clients must bring in a copy of their current Notice of Assessment before May 31 every year to remain on the program.
How Do I Apply?
Fill out your application and attach copies of any required documents. Bring your application to Community Services in person or e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. You will be contacted when your application has been processed, please allow 5 working days. If you need assistance filling out your application, please ask at Community Services.
How Do I Use the Taxi Passes?
When you need to take a Taxi, give the driver ONE pass PLUS a cash payment of:
$2.50 for a ride on one side of the river OR
$5.00 for a ride to the opposite side of the river
ONE PASS = ONE RIDE
You cannot give the driver more passes instead of paying the cash portion.
Drivers should not ask for more passes, no matter how many passengers or how far, within town limits.
Drivers may charge more for multiple stops.
Where Do I Buy Taxi Passes?
Taxi Pass booklets are sold at:
Town Office: 9911-100 St
Community Services: 10008-100 Ave
You will be asked to show your ID when you buy your passes.
Authorizing an Alternate Purchaser
If you aren’t able to come in to buy your Taxi Passes yourself you may choose one other person to buy passes for you. You will need to come to the Community Services office in person and fill out an Authorization for Alternate Purchaser form. The authorized person will be required to show photo ID before purchasing. You may only choose one alternate purchaser, and no other person will be allowed to purchase passes.
If you have any questions about the Taxi Pass Program please call Community Services at (780) 624-1000 or e-mail email@example.com.