VetsRides Program launched


Mayor Bowser, the Mayor’s Office for Veterans Affairs and the Department of For-Hire Vehicles has reintroduced the VetsRides program along with VIA, a transportation network company as the grantee. VetsRides is a citywide, on-demand shared ride program that provides veterans with access to free transportation for medical, employment, low-income housing, or other opportunities to ensure the quality of life for veterans.


Program eligibility is defined as a veteran resident of the District of Columbia with annual income less than $30,000. Trips are restricted to within the borders of the District of Columbia. The hours of operation are Monday thru Friday from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. For more information or to register, call the Mayor’s Office of Veteran Affairs at 202-724-5454 or visit