Cab Coupon Program
One important aspect of life for a person who is blind or visually impaired is transportation. To help with this need, any person living in Utah who is blind or visually impaired can order up to $200 worth for $100 plus $5 priority shipping. First time users of this program need to provide proof of vision impairment.. This option makes using a taxi feasible when other options aren't working well.
We have two types of coupons: those for Yellow Cab of Salt Lake and those for everyone else. Scroll down to see a list of companies with whom we are contracted. The coupon books for Yellow Cab of Salt Lake, which are worth $20.00 and cost $6.00 each, (includes shipping), are printed by Yellow Cab of Salt Lake. They are only for Yellow Cab of Salt Lake and are not for the Yellow Cab companies in other towns.
For the remaining companies throughout the state, $10 book of white coupons are available at a cost of $3.00, (includes shipping). The UCB produces these ten-dollar books, and they are generally referred to as "the white coupons". The white coupons give the user the flexibility to use them with any of the taxi companies other than Yellow Cab of Salt Lake.
Uber Added to Cab Coupon Program
In order to purchase any Uber or Lyft Rides discount cards you must present proof of residence in Utah, a doctor's note stating you are blind, or the Social Security letter stating you are declared Blind/Visually Impaired. Be prepared to present these items when purchasing an Uber Card.
The Utah Council of the Blind is pleased to announce that we have expanded our cab coupon program to include Uber and Lyft Rides. The price will be the same $100.00 for a $200.00 gift card. There are a few differences, however. The gift cards can only be ordered using a debit or credit card. If you are interested in using Uber or Lyft Rides, call 801-245-9264 between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Monday -Fridays, (closed holidays). The gift cards are ordered from Amazon and you will receive them by email. There will be a code that needs to be entered on the Uber and Lyft app on your smart phone. After you enter the code, make sure that the Uber or Lyft cash is your default payment. These gift cards are nonrefundable. Please remember that these cards can only be ordered every 30 days. These cards are only for blind and visually impaired people in the state of Utah. Verification of visual impairment may be requested.
There are several ways to purchase cab coupons.
First, the coupons can be picked up at the UCB office, 250 N 1950 W, Room 246, Salt Lake City on Wednesdays between 12:00 and 3:30 p.m. Please call the office at 801-520-3766 before coming to ensure our volunteer will be there when you arrive. A second option is to have the coupons mailed directly to the home of the person who is blind or visually impaired. If coupons are being mailed, the shipping cost will be $6.00 for priority shipping. To have them sent to you by mail, you can either:
- Send a check for the cost of the coupons: Utah Council of the Blind, PO Box 1415, Bountiful, UT 84011-1415. Be sure to state whether you want coupons for Yellow Cab of Salt Lake or the white coupons for the other cab companies and include the name and address of the person to whom they are to be mailed.
- To pay by credit card: -You may order the full monthly allowance with priority mailing of $6.00 by clicking one of the links below.
- Or, if you wish to purchase a different amount, request a new payment link to be sent to you by sending an e-mail to email@example.com. When requesting a new payment link, please indicate the type of coupon and amount you wish to purchase, as well as the name and address of the person to whom they are to be mailed. Please DO NOT send your credit card numbers through e-mail. You will receive a return e-mail containing a link that will direct you to a secure location to make your payment.
Cab companies working & the UCB as of
- Cedar City: Iron County Cab
- Logan: Cache Valley Cab
- Ogden: The Price Is Right
- Provo: Easy Cab, Yellow Cab of Provo
- Salt Lake City: City Cab, Ute Cab, Yellow Cab of Salt Lake
- South Davis County: Runabout Shuttle, Wasatch Mountain Service
- St. George: Quality Cab, Ready Cab, St. George Shuttle Cab Service, Taxi USA
It is recommended that coupons not be stock-piled because the cab companies may change their coupons or their service and then you will lose their value.
If you have questions, please call (801) 299-0670.
Would you like to Volunteer?
If you want to be a volunteer, please contact us at: (801) 299-0670
You can also download and print the Volunteer form but you must contact us before you can volunteer. All volunteers must be screened and approved before they can participate.