COA’s Transportation Department offers a variety of mobility options, including public transportation, paratransit services, private transportation options, and mobility resources and management. (Please see the information below.) If you would like to check eligibility for services for the transportation disadvantaged, please access our intake form by clicking here.

MOBILITY RESOURCES – The COA transportation department offers mobility resources and information regarding  transportation services, direction on connecting with public transit networks throughout Northeast Florida, planning for driving retirement, travel training and driver safety courses.  Please call (904) 209-3716 for more information.


The Sunshine Bus, St. Johns County’s public transportation service, operated in partnership with the St. Johns County Board of County Commissioners. Please call (904) 209-3716 or visit the Sunshine Bus website here.


Paratransit services for residents who are transportation disadvantaged and/or are over 60 years of age. Please click here to access our eligibility form and call COA Transportation Services Manager Christy Sandy at (904) 209-3714 for more information. For more information on COA’s Paratransit services, click here.


Private bus and shuttle services for small groups, clubs, and individuals. Travel in comfort and safety to any destination in Florida while supporting COA’s work. Call (904) 209-3638 for more information and to arrange services. For more information on Coastal Transportation, click here.


Florida Mobility Week Events in St. Johns County, FL – October 21-28, 2022

The state of Florida is celebrating its annual statewide Mobility Week from October 21 – 28, 2022.  Mobility Week is a cooperative effort by the Florida Department of Transportation and its partner agencies to promote awareness of safe, multimodal transportation choices. During Mobility Week, counties, cities, and transportation agencies host events and offer special promotions to encourage Floridians to try new transportation options.

To celebrate, St. Johns County Council on Aging (COA) will be offering special events and chances to win raffle prize giveaways.

The Sunshine Bus Company will be offering a free raffle ticket to each rider during the week of October 21-28, 2022, with a chance to win prizes to include:

  • 1 Adult Bicycle
  • 1 Children’s Bicycle
  • 1 Annual Pass
  • 1 Monthly Pass

To view Sunshine Bus schedules, visit  www.sunshinebus.net or ask your driver.  Questions? Call Customer Service at (904) 209-3716.

COA Paratransit will be offering Free No Co-pay Days all week, October 21-28, 2022, and also offering riders a raffle ticket with a chance to win the following prizes:

  • 2 Portable Grocery Carts with seating

To participate in the raffles, simply fill out your name and contact information on the raffle ticket you are given, and return the portion of the ticket with your information to the driver. The winning raffle tickets will be drawn on November 1, 2022. Winners will be notified via phone to arrange delivery of the item.

For questions regarding Paratransit transportation in St. Johns County, please contact customer service/reservations at (904) 209-3710 or visit www.coasjc.org/paratransit.

For more information on Mobility Week, visit www.MobilityWeekFL.com.

Sunshine Bus Riders can ride free each first Wednesday of the month when they show their SJC Library Card to the Driver

Transportation is Hiring!

Sunshine Bus Driver 

Job Type: Part-Time (24 to 40 hours per week)

Pay: Up to $15.00 per hour

See full job description.


Paratransit Bus Driver 

Job Type: Part-Time (24 to 40 hours per week)

Pay: Up to $15.00 per hour

See full job description.

The Sunshine Bus Company is a drug free workplace and equal opportunity employer. All employment actions are taken without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, handicap, disability, marital status, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information.

JTA Provides St. Johns Express Select Route from St. Augustine to Jacksonville

The Jacksonville Transit Authority has established the St. Johns Express Select bus route to provide a convenient connection between St. Johns County and Downtown Jacksonville. The route begins at the St. Johns County Government Center, 4010 Lewis Speedway, and makes a stop at the Pavilion at Durbin Park before arriving in Downtown Jacksonville.

Service is offered from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday, and is not available on weekends or holidays.

One-way passes are available for $3, one-day passes for $5, and 31-day passes for $90.

For more information, including bus stop addresses and pass fees, please visit https://www.jtafla.com/schedules/regional-services/st-johns-express-select/.

Florida’s Guide to Safe Mobility for Life

Florida’s Guide to Safe Mobility for Life is a free handbook designed to help Floridians achieve mobility independence. Learn how to maintain safe driving skills and build a transportation plan that explores life beyond the driver’s seat.

The guide focuses on the Keys to Achieve Safe Mobility for Life (understand, be proactive, and plan) and will help you:

  • Understand the impact aging has on driving, changes in driving behavior, common driving errors, and Florida’s driver license and ID card.
  • Be proactive about safe driving, walking, bicycling, motorcycling, and riding transit skills and practices.
  • Plan for your transportation future and life beyond the driver’s seat by learning how to discover and use transportation options in your community.

Florida’s Guide to Safe Mobility for Life also includes interactive worksheets and state and local resources. Visit fdot.tips/guide to plan for your transportation future today.

For more information, visit SafeMobilityFL.com.