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Rides for seniors in limbo as Fulton County rethinks costs

Posted on AllSides May 2nd, 2024
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The program now takes seniors to doctor’s appointments, shopping trips and any other personal errands. Common Courtesy, the county’s contractor, schedules trips through Uber or Lyft from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, said Ladisa Onyiliogwu, director of the county Department of Senior Services. To use the service, people must be at least 60 years old, a Fulton County resident, able to use a cellphone, and capable of getting in and out of a car unaided, said Rafael Patterson, Senior Services program manager. Riders can sign up with...

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