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Measure C Taxi Scrip Program




Download the following Taxi Scrip "Questions and Answers" as a pdf document:

Measure C Taxi Scrip Program


Download the following Taxi Scrip "Questions and Answers" as a pdf document:

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Taxi Scrip Application - In English

Taxi Scrip Application - En Espanol


Taxi Scrip Order Form - In English

Taxi Scrip Proxy Order Form - In English

Taxi Scrip Order Form - En Espanol


Senior Taxi Scrip Program

1. What Is The Senior Taxi Scrip Program?

It is a Measure C funded program that provides alternative, reliable and affordable transportation to Fresno County residents who are 70 years of age and older.Eligible seniors receive a 75% discount on taxi fares by purchasing taxi scrip. Scrip availability is limited.

2. How Does The Senior Taxi Scrip Program Work?

Participants simply obtain and submit an eligibility application and once approved can purchase a $20 value booklet of taxi scrip (like coupons) from select locations for only $5. This is a 75% discount! Up to (5) booklets of taxi scrip can be purchased each calendar month. Scrip can then be used like cash to pay for taxi cab fares only. (Not all taxi companies accept taxi scrip. See below for a list of qualified taxi companies.) Taxi Scrip can be used at any time, 24 hours a day, and 7 days a week when needed. Taxi Scrip booklets can be purchased at the Fresno Area Express (FAX) Manchester Transit Center, Clovis City Hall, Clovis Senior Center, Reedley Community Center and Fresno COG.

See below: "Where can I obtain an application and purchase taxi scrip for location addresses.

3. What Are The Rules?

You must be a resident of Fresno County. You must be at least 70 years old (proof of eligibility is required by providing a copy of a California Drivers License, California DMV issued Identification Card or other combination of documents that prove both age and residency. You must first complete and submit the eligibility forms. All necessary documents can be obtained at select locations only (see below) or on the web at Scrip cannot be given or sold to someone else. It is non-transferable, non-negotiable, and non-replaceable. Scrip can only be used to pay for your taxi services and to tip the driver. You may also tip using cash. Users are responsible for scheduling, changing, and canceling trip reservations. Be sure to let the dispatcher know that you will be paying with Taxi Scrip when you call to schedule a pick-up. Fresno COG reserves the right to limit scrip sales based on scrip availability.

4. Where Can I Obtain An Application and Purchase Taxi Scrip?

In Person:

Fresno Area Express (FAX)
Manchester Transit Center

3590 North Blackstone • Fresno, CA
Business Hours: 8:00 AM 5:00 PM, Monday - Friday
Phone: 559-621-RIDE

Clovis City Hall
1033 Fifth Street • Clovis, CA
Business Hours: 8:00 AM 4:30 PM, Monday - Friday
Phone: 559-324-2000

Clovis Senior Center
850 Fourth Street • Clovis, CA
Business Hours: 8:00 AM -- 4:30 PM, Monday - Friday
Phone: 559-324-2750

Reedley Community Center
100 N. East Avenue • Reedley, CA

Business Hours:  8:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Monday - Friday

Phone: 559-637-4203

In person or by mail:

Fresno Council of Governments (Fresno COG)
2035 Tulare Street, Suite 201 • Fresno, CA 93721
 Business Hours: 7:30 AM to 5:30 PM Monday - Thursday, 7:30 AM to 4:30 PM on Friday
Phone: 559-233-4148


The first time you purchase scrip please send a completed eligibility application, copy of proof of eligibility (California drivers license, California DMV issued Identification Card), an order form, a check, cashiers check, or money order payable to Taxi Scrip Program. Please add the postage cost to your checks total amount. For reordering Scrip please send a completed order form, a check, cashier's check, or money order payable to Taxi Scrip Program. Please add the postage cost to your check's total amount.

Taxi scrip postage cost is as follows:
1 Booklet:$0.61 • 2-4 Booklets: $0.81 • 5 Booklets: $1.01

***All forms are available at or call 559-233-4148 to receive the application and order form via U.S. mail.


5. What Taxi Companies Can I Call to Schedule a Service?

You may utilize any taxicab company holding a City of Fresno business license that is contracted with the Fresno Council of Governments to accept Taxi Scrip. Currently, there are 15 such taxicab companies that are participating in this program.

California Cab



City Cab Company



Service in Spanish -

Servicio en Español:


A+ Taxi Cab Company



Fresno Cab Company




Academy Taxi 



Faretta Cab Company





Checker Cab




Green Point Taxi




Yellow Cab




Alpha Cab



Latino Cab




Bulldog Cab Company



Cab Azteca de Oro




 Taxi America


Sierra Vista Cab





6. How Can I Obtain More Information?

Call 559-233-4148 during regular business hours. To download brochures and application forms, visit us on the web at


Can I use taxi scrip for all of my transportation needs?

No. Taxi Scrip can only be used for taxi fares with select taxi companies (please see below).

Do all taxi companies accept Taxi Scrip?

No. Only qualified companies (see below) may accept taxi scrip, be sure to always ask when calling to request cab service. At the end of the taxi trip, the driver will accept payment for the meter fare using taxi scrip instead of money.

Does my Taxi Scrip expire?

Taxi Scrip will not expire. If your scrip states that it will expire December 31, 2008, please disregard the statement and continue using scrip as normal. You can continue using your purchased 2008 scrip; Contact Fresno COG at 559-233-4148 if you have any questions or concerns. All participating approved taxi scrip vendors and taxi companies have been notified of the change.

Do I need to show my User ID card every time I pay with Taxi Scrip?

Yes. You will be issued a personal User ID card when you are enrolled and approved for the Taxi Scrip Program. You must show this User ID card to the taxi driver every time you request a taxi service from one of the approved taxi companies.

I am a resident of Kings County, can I purchase Scrip?

No. Measure C's Taxi Scrip Program is available only to Fresno County residents. Please contact your respective city offices regarding taxi subsidy programs that may be available in your area.

I am a Fresno resident, but I want to travel to Merced. Can I use Scrip for this trip?

Yes. However, the amount of Scrip you are allowed to purchase may only cover part of the total cost of your trip. Please consult taxi fares with the taxi company before scheduling a service.


Fresno COG

(559) 233-4148

Fax: (559) 233-9645


Office Hours:

Monday - Thursday 7:30 a.m - 5:30 p.m

Closed for lunch from 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.



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Closed for lunch from 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

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