Shared Ride Taxi Fares to Change January 2, 2023.

New Mileage-Based Fare Table -effective 1/02/2023 

Ozaukee County Shared Ride Taxi will be changing to mileage–based fares instead of the current zone fares on January 2, 2023. Some riders will see an increase in fares and some will see a decrease. Mileage will be calculated from your pick-up address to your drop-off address, including rides into Washington County. It will not include extra distance to pick up other riders.

Shared Ride Taxi

Call. Share. Get There.

Hours Of Operations

Monday — Friday 5:00 AM — 11:30 PM
Saturday 8:30 AM — 10:00 PM
Sunday 8:00 AM — 6:00 PM

Holiday Hours

Shared Ride Taxi is closed on the following holidays:
New Years Day
Memorial Day
Independence Day/July 4th
Labor Day
Thanksgiving Day
Christmas Day

To arrange for service call:

262-238-TAXI (8294) Metro Line
262-284-TAXI (8294)

Comments or Feedback about your
Shared-Ride Taxi experience can be directed to
Ozaukee County Transit Services, 262-238-8108 or email transit@co.ozaukee.wi.us

Need to get to Washington County? The Washington Ozaukee Transit Connection offers nonstop Shared Ride Taxi service to Washington County.

Taxi Fares

Fares are based upon a one-way trip. Prepaid punch cards available upon request.



Adult
1 Zone: $3.25
2 Zones: $4.25
3 Zones: $5.75
4 Zones: $7.00



Students
1 Zone: $3.00
2 Zones: $4.00
3 Zones: $5.00
4 Zones: $6.25



Seniors/ Disabled
1 Zone: $2.75
2 Zones: $3.75
3 Zones: $4.50
4 Zones: $5.75


One child age 5 and under rides FREE when accompanied by an adult.
Any additional children ride at the student rate.

Arrange A Taxi

262-238-TAXI (8294) Metro Line
262-284-TAXI (8294)
TDD: 262-284-0199

For the most efficient service, please have all of the following information ready before calling to reserve a taxi:

  1. The date you will need a taxi.
  2. The time of day you wish to be picked up. Please remember that this is NOT your appointment time. This is the time you want to be picked up.
  3. Please advise if there is an appointment time.
  4. Please check with the dispatcher for pick-up time the day before the ride.
  5. Medical facilities will not allow Shared-Ride to pick up a patient after sedation.

In order to provide service, you will be asked to give the following information:

  • Your name
  • Pick-up address (you must designate which entrance if there is more than one)
  • Destination address and phone number
  • Number of passengers
  • Your phone number
  • The need for wheelchair accessible vehicle

Please remember that we are a “Shared-Ride Taxi” service, and therefore, you must allow adequate travel time to and from appointments and allow for short delays, as others are scheduled to ride with you. Every attempt will be made to get you to your destination on time. Your taxi will arrive as close as possible to your scheduled pick-up time.

Information subject to change without notice.

Rules & Regulations

The Ozaukee County Shared-Ride Taxi Service is a public transportation program established by Ozaukee County and is operated under County Authority. Trips using the taxi service should be arranged in advance.

  • The Shared-Ride Taxi Service uses sedans, wheelchair-accessible vans and wheelchair-accessible minibuses. If you specifically need a wheelchair-accessible vehicle, please make this request at the time of your call.
  • All passengers must wear their seat belts at all times.
  • All children under 4 or 40 lbs must be seated in a secured child safety seat, and all 4-8 years olds that are between 40-80 lbs must be in a child safety seat or booster seat provided by the passenger.
  • Passenger Behavior – All Ozaukee County Shared-Ride passengers are to act and behave appropriately while utilizing taxi services. Ozaukee County Transit Services has zero tolerance for inappropriate behavior. If a passenger becomes offensive, threatens others or is otherwise disorderly, Ozaukee County shall have the right to suspend service or impose other disciplinary actions for an individual for a given amount of time, up to and including permanent suspension from use of the Ozaukee County Shared-Ride Taxi. Determination of the nature of the disciplinary action or on the length of time suspended shall be made by the Transit Director as deemed appropriate.
  • All passengers must be ready and waiting for pick-up. If you are being picked up from a public building or health care facility, including a nursing home, you must be waiting in the lobby. Taxi operators will go no further than the lobby of a building for pick-up or drop-off. The taxi operator will wait up to three minutes.
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  • The taxi is not able to accommodate any drive-through requests.
  • Eating, drinking or smoking is prohibited in the taxi.
  • Please cancel any services that are no longer needed at least one hour in advance.
  • In the event of a “no-show,” all services for that day will be refused. Ozaukee Transit may impose a fine or suspension for excessive no-shows. See the Ozaukee County No Show Policy 
  • Service cannot be provided in areas where driveways or roads have not been cleared of snow.
  • We strongly encourage 24-hour advanced notice for all rides to ensure taxi availability for your trip, and require 24-hour advanced notice for all Specialized Transportation and rides into Washington County.
  • Only ADA service animals allowed on board. No Pets!
  • Please advise dispatch of any special pickup instructions.
  • A limit of (2) grocery bags or parcels that would fit on a customer’s lap are allowed on board per trip, to allow space for a maximum number of passengers.

Taxi Service Zone Map

 

Zone Boundaries

Zone F: Bordered by River Park Road and Meadowlark Road on the south, the county line on the West and North, and Highway Kay-K on the East.

Zone E: Bordered by Dixie Road and Highway P on the South, the county line on the North, and Highway Kay-K on the west.

Zone D: Bordered by Cedar Sauk Road on the South, the county line on the West, Highway I on the East and River Park Road on the North.

Zone C: Bordered by Cedar Sauk Road on the South, Highway I on the West and Dixie Road and Meadowlark Road on the North.

Zone B: Bordered by Pioneer Road (Highway C) on the south and Cedar Sauk Road on the North.

Zone A: Bordered by County Line Road on the South and Pioneer Road (Highway C) on the North.