Within the Florence Area
Florence Bus - Rhody Express - 902-2067 - Operated by River Cities Taxi
Bus runs on a 70 minute route Monday through Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Wheelchair lift.
Fare: $1.00 per one-way trip or $2.00 per day. Exact cash fare required.
Bus schedules can be viewed at the link at the bottom of this page and are available at Siuslaw Public Library, City Hall, & River Cities Taxi.
More information about the new route is available at http://www.ci.florence.or.us/boardsandcommissions/new-rhody-express-route.
In and Out of Florence Area
River Cities Taxi - 541-997-8520
Operates 7:00 a.m. - 3:00 a.m. daily and Friday and Saturday 24 hours. Wheelchair vans and regular taxi. Arrangements can be made for travel out of the area.
Medical Transportation In and Out of the Florence Area
Friends of Florence Van
Transports cancer patients to Eugene, Monday through Friday. Contact Gretchen at the Eugene Cancer Center, 541-683-5001.
Medicaid Medical Rides
Contact local caseworker or Kristine Sirmans at 902-9430 x7830. Request a 24 hour notice or by 9:00 am of the day of your appointment to get preauthorization. Although, it is wise to call or fax as soon as the appointment is made because same day preauthorization is not guaranteed.
For medical appointments in Roseburg or Portland - Contact Jerry Blackburn, 997-4094
Oregon Health Plan
Medical rides for Branch 5503 call 1-800-669-9075
Medical rides for Branch 3201 call 997-8251 x 221
Medical rides for Branch 3211 call 902-9430 x 7830
Florence Medical Escort Taxi Program
For local rides to qualified persons. Contact Kristine Sirmans at 902-9430 x7830.
Senior and Disable Services Volunteer Medical Rides
For those who qualify, donation program, contact 902-9430 x 7830
Transportation out of the Florence Area
Porter Stage Lines - 541-344-6265
From Coos Bay, to Florence, east to Eugene with connections to Bend and Boise - and back
Bus stops at a flag stop in front of Florence City Hall - 250 Hwy 101.
Tickets can be purchased from the driver, but 48 hour advance call is needed for a wheel chair van.
Stops at the Greyhound Bus Depot and Amtrak Station in Eugene. Connections to Bend for Boise.
Monday through Friday
Departs Florence at 8:30a.m. and 1:35 p.m.
Schedule does change without notice, please contact Porter Stage Lines for specific schedule information.