Block Island Times

Seniors would like ride discount program year-round

A senior ride discount program that was launched last winter that provided reduced-cost rides with local taxi cabs was so successful, the members of the Senior Advisory Committee hope to keep the program going year-round.
While local taxi-cab owners and drivers were sympathetic to the need, they expressed some reservations about providing the service during the summer when it is not only their busiest season, it is also the only time of year many of the cabs operate.
Nonetheless, both sides agreed that further discussion on the matter was warranted.
Senior Advisory Committee Chair Sandy Kelly started off

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