The Ride@50+ Program is your one-stop shop for access to transportation options in the Columbia area!
AARP is excited to announce an innovative program, one of the first in North America, called Ride@50+, powered by Feonix – Mobility Rising, in Richland and Lexington counties of South Carolina.
Finding alternatives to driving can be intimidating, confusing, and overwhelming, but the Ride@50+ Program, built on the Mobility as a Service (MaaS) framework, offers a simple, affordable, and efficient solution! Don't let transportation be a limiting factor when it comes to living a full life, regardless of your age.
With the Ride@50+ Program, people of all ages will have access to local transportation alternatives, and it’s as easy as calling toll free on the phone, using the smartphone app, or a desktop computer. There are many ways to engage with this innovative program – Check all of the great offerings below!
Book a Ride
Online Booking Platform
Book an immediate or future ride from your computer.
Talk to a real person to schedule your ride. Our team is available Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Eastern Time.
Download the Feonix app on your smartphone to book a ride.
Ride@50+ Program Training Options in Columbia
Sign up for a 90-minute Ride@50+ Program In-Person Training to learn about local transportation options.
Register for a 25-minute Ride@50+ Program Online Training Webinar to discover the different ways to get from A to B.
Please call us if you have any questions, need assistance in registering for an in-person training, or need help viewing the online training webinar.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the AARP Ride@50+SM Program?
The AARP Ride@50+ Program, powered by Feonix – Mobility Rising, is dedicated to simplifying access to transportation for people of all ages. Built on the Mobility as a Service (MaaS) framework, the Ride@50+ Program is a one-stop shop for accessing public and private transportation options, providing a single point of access to review, compare, and book local transportation alternatives.
What locations is the AARP Ride@50+SM Program currently serving?
We currently serve residents in Richland and Lexington County, South Carolina. Individuals can travel outside of Richland and Lexington County using the program; however, limited transportation providers may be available.
Do I have to be an AARP member to use this program?
No, AARP membership is not required to use the Ride@50+ Program. Anyone can use the program to locate and book transportation options in Lexington and Richland County.
How do I book a ride?
There are multiple ways to book a ride with the program:
Call 1-888-851-2131 toll-free customer support available Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Eastern Time
To book a ride, you will need to provide the pickup and drop-off addresses, as well as the time and date of the trip(s). Credit card details must also be provided for payment of the ride booked.
How much does it cost to book a ride, and how do I pay?
The cost of the ride itself depends on the ride length and transportation option chosen. The cost of each ride will be clearly stated at the time of booking. Payment is made using any major credit card through our secure server on our app or online, or by phone.
Is the app free?
Yes, download of the Feonix app is free. The cost of rides booked through the app vary depending on the ride length and transportation option chosen.
Can I take passengers with me on my ride?
It depends on the transportation option selected. Some options will allow you up to two (2) free passengers, while others may charge a fee for any additional passengers. At the time of booking the ride, you will be notified via the booking platform or call center agent of any additional charges.
Call 1-888-851-2131 toll-free Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Eastern Time or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We are happy to provide more information and answer any other questions you may have.