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Ride With Via

Posted January 29th, 2019
Via vehicle in front of Los Angeles skyline

Metro and Foothill Transit have partnered with Via to provide shared, on-demand rides to or from the El Monte Station.

Book a ride in real time!

How to ride

Step 1: Create your account.

If you have a smartphone or tablet:Via

  • Download the Via app, and sign up for an account using a credit, debit, or pre-paid card.
  • Search “Via” in the App Store or Google Play Store, and look for the blue app icon.



If you do not have a smartphone or tablet:

Please call (619) 731-0710 to set up your account and book a ride.

Step 2: Request a Ride.

  • Type your pickup address and destination in the app.
  • You’ll receive a proposal with an estimated time of arrival when the next available Via-cle can pick you up.
  • This service is intended to serve first/last mile connections for El Monte Station, so all trips must start or end at this station.

Step 3: Meet your driver.

  • You’ll be asked to meet your driver at a nearby pickup spot (no more than 500 feet). If you’re having trouble finding your ride or have any questions about the service, contact Via’s Live Support at (619) 731-0710.

Need a wheelchair accessible ride?

Check the wheelchair accessible option in your app, or tell a support rep when you book by phone.

Service Details
Monday – Friday: 6 a.m. – 8 p.m.

TAP Card holders pay $1.75 per ride.
LIFE Participants ride for free.
All other riders pay $3.75 per ride.

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