SOUND GENERATIONS - HYDE SHUTTLES

History

The Hyde Shuttle program was created in 1997 and is named in honor of Lillian May Hyde, a longtime Seattle resident whose generous bequest provides funding for the Hyde Shuttles and aids countless seniors and people with disabilities in our community. Through our partnership with King County Metro, the Washington State Department of Transportation and Aging and Disability Services, we now have 38 vans on the road!

CLIENT TESTIMONIES:

“The Hyde Shuttle is an absolute Godsend and mere words cannot convey the appreciation I have for the services that you all provide! From the schedulers, to the dispatchers, to the drivers, every single person I have ever come in contact with has been courteous, professional and extremely kind. If it wasn’t for your organization I would be a complete shut-in, and a very depressed one at that. Because of you, I have some independence and that speaks volumes.”

“I live 55 miles from my parents and gladly take them to their doctor appointments but in an effort to make my parents more independent, we decided they’d sign up for Hyde Shuttle. Driver Rick was wonderful about making my folks feel comfortable. He was friendly and warm. My folks were smiling and giddy when they returned and as Rick left he shook our hands and encouraged my folks to use Hyde Shuttle again.”

206-727-6262

soundgenerations.org


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Dear Burien/North Highline Resident:

Hyde Shuttles provides free transportation to persons 55 years and older, and younger persons with disabilities!Van service in your area has increased!Hyde Shuttles connects you to the world by offering free door-to-door van service anywhere within the Burien/North Highline area, including the annexed North Highline area north to the Seattle City Limits, east to SR-599 (the Tukwila city limits) and west to Seola Beach Drive/30th Avenue SW. We also provide rides to the North SeaTac Community Center senior lunch program.

We transport riders to community centers, shopping, the library, medical appointments, cultural and social activities, and any local errands.

Hours of operation are Monday through Friday, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. Our vehicles are lift-equipped for people who use mobility aids or have difficulty using stairs.

Seniors fifty-five years of age and older, and people with disabilities may register for service by phone at (206) 727-6262.

There is no application to fill out or in-person eligibility screening.

Hyde Shuttle riders may request service up to thirty days in advance but no later than three days before service is needed. Our service is free although we gladly accept donations.

Hyde Shuttles in Seatac and Tukwila is a partnership between King County Metro and Sound Generations.

We are ready to connect you to people and places you enjoy!

Sincerely,

Mark Smutny, Operations Manager, Hyde Shuttles

Burien – North Highline Service Area:

Contact Hyde Shuttles at (206) 727-6262 for details.

Senior Transportation with a heart!