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Senior Dial-A-Ride Returns To Western Nevada Co

Senior Dial-A-Ride service in Western Nevada County has actually not been available for over a decade. But the manager of Gold Country Stage, Robin Van Valkenburgh, says it’s now available again for those 65 and older on Gold Country Lift, which normally serves people who are physically or mentally disabled‚Ķ

click to listen to Robin Van Valkenburgh

And Van Valkenburgh says until the stay-at-home order is lifted, the Saturday schedule will remain in effect for all service days, which is normally between 7:30am and 5pm. So he doesn’t anticipate the Dial-A-Ride option will be used that much, initially‚Ķ

click to listen to Robin Van Valkenburgh

The cost per one-way trip is four dollars. Eligibility for the service is simply an identification which verifies age, which must also be shown on the first trip. Rides may be requested for the same day, but all Dial-A-Ride trips will be provided on an available capacity basis only, with those with disabilities still taking priority.

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