Rates & Reservations

To make a reservation for any of NDMJ’s services or to find out more information on available services and rates, please call 903-592-3232.

Standard Taxi Rates

The Maximum metered fares to be charged by any taxi service operator or driver shall be as follows:

  1. First Flag (initial fare)- $2.50
  2. Each Mile- $1.75
  3. Per Extra Passenger Charge- $1.00
  4. Waiting time (per hour)- $25.00
  5. Fuel Surcharges may be added per trip based on current average price per gallon

Taxi service is also available outside the city of the Tyler. For a quote on these discounted rates, please call the office at 903-592-3232.

Program Associated Rates

The Rates below apply to passengers who are pre-qualified for any program associated transportation services.

Effective January 1, 2013, the copay for all program transportation services during regular City of Tyler Transit operating hours and within the Tyler city limits will remain $1.50 per person, per trip. The copay for all other program associated transportation services will be $2.00 per person, per trip.

NDMJ will also offer a new PREMIUM SAME DAY SERVICE during regular City of Tyler Transit operating hours for program-qualified passengers at a rate of $5.00 per person, per trip.
City of Tyler Transit Regular Hours of Operation are:
6 a.m. to 8:15 p.m. Weekdays
9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday
(Excluding Holidays)

* Personal Care Assistants and service animals may accompany passengers at no additional charge.


Valued Passengers,

NDMJ has introduced a new Ride-share Program in order to better serve our passengers. Please see the new Ride-share weekend schedule below and contact us if you have any questions.

Ride-Share Weekend Schedule

Rural Routes:

1st Weekend - West: Garden Valley, Mount Sylvan, Noonday
2nd Weekend - East: Arp, Chapel Hill, James Town, Lanes Chapel, New Chapel Hill, Overton 
3rd Weekend - South: Bullard (Smith County section), Flint, Gresham, Troup, Whitehouse
4th Weekend - North: Hideaway, Lindale, Starrville, Swan, Winona
5th Weekend - Undesignated