The Medivan is a public transit service that takes passengers from the Downtown Modesto Transit Center to Bay Area Medical Centers, Monday through Friday (except holidays). This service provides non-emergency medical transportation.
The Medivan is NOT an emergency vehicle and does not serve individuals who require special medical treatment during transportation. However, the Medivan does accommodate people who utilize mobility devices and service animals.
This service is open to the general public in Stanislaus County and beyond.
Medivan follows a set schedule for traveling across the Bay Area (see map below). Passenger medical appointments must start and end within certain hours to meet Medivan’s schedule.
Below is a partial listing of Bay Area Medical facilities served. Passengers need to adhere to the Medivan service schedule indicated for each facility when scheduling appointments with their healthcare provider. View a full list of Medical facilities served here.
|Area||Facilities||Appointment Times||Departure Time|
|Livermore||Livermore Veterans Administration Hospital||Earliest appointment 8:30 a.m., no later than 2:30 p.m.||No later than 4:30 p.m.|
|Oakland||UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital|
Alta Bates Summit Medical Center
|Earliest appointment 9:30 a.m., no later than 1:30 p.m.||No later than 3:30 p.m.|
|San Francisco||St. Mary's Hospital|
St. Francis Memorial Hospital
UCSF Medical Center
Kaiser Permanente San Francisco Medical Center
|Earliest appointment 10 a.m., no later than 1:30 p.m.||No later than 3 p.m.|
|Menlo Park||Menlo Park Veterans Administration Hospital||Earliest appointment 11 a.m., no later than 1 p.m.||No later than 2 p.m.|
|Stanford||Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford|
Stanford University Hospital & Medical Centers
|Earliest appointment 11 a.m., no later than 1 p.m.||No later than 2 p.m.|
|Palo Alto||Palo Alto Veterans Administration Hospital||Earliest appointment 11 a.m., no later than 1 p.m.||No later than 2 p.m.|
|Redwood City||Stanford Medicine Outpatient Center||Earliest appointment 11 a.m., no later than 1 p.m.||No later than 2 p.m.|
|Type of Fare||One Way|
|Child (patient or attendant)||Free|
When booking your trip, please notify us if you will be accompanied by an attendant.
Reservations are REQUIRED at least one day and up to 14 days prior to travel. Seating is limited. To make your reservation, please call 209.527.4900
- 6 a.m.
- Modesto Transit Center (Corner of 9th and I Streets)
Please note that critical fog conditions could cause a delay or cancelation of the Medivan trip.
If you cannot keep your appointment, please call 209.527.4900 to cancel your Medivan reservation as soon as possible.
Expectations for passengers using the Medivan.
- Medivan only takes passengers to and from their scheduled medical facility
- Rides may be paid for in advance or on the day of travel
- Riders should confirm their reservation by contacting customer service