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Advantage Ride serves eligible citizens in Manatee, Pinellas and Hillsborough counties in the Tampa area of Florida.  

  • A Pilot Program funded by the State of Florida and administered by the Commission for Transportation Disadvantaged (CTD).
  • The program provides free transportation services to persons with intellectual or developmental disabilities (IDD) as defined in section 363.063, Florida Statues who receive APD Waiver Support Service or those who are on the Waitlist. (See below to apply for services.)
  • Eligible riders in Pinellas, Hillsborough and Manatee counties may book rides originating in these counties to travel within this footprint for any purpose other than trips that are already covered by their waiver program or ADA complementary para-transit rides.

What is Advantage Ride?

UZURV is an Adaptive Transportation Network Company that is specifically focused on providing safe and reliable transportation to persons with disabilities.  UZURV drivers are trained in CPR, First Aid and Disability Sensitivity. 

How to Schedule a Ride

  1. Call the UZURV Call Center and identify yourself as an Advantage Ride customer.
  2. Provide your name, address and phone number.
  3. Provide your trip details, including any special accommodations.
  4. Provide a phone number that can receive a text message or ask the Call Center how UZURV can send you trip notifications.
  5. Provide a major credit or debit card to cover the $4.00 per trip co-pay.
  6. Make multiple reservations at one time up to 48 hours in advance.
  7. Request a favorite driver.

Operating Hours and Contact Info

Phone Number: (813) 440-4646

E-mail: AdvantageRide@uzurv.com


Reservation Center Hours:

   Monday - Friday  7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

   Saturday - Sunday  9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.


Service/Ride Hours:

   Monday - Friday 7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

   Saturday - Sunday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

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