N.M. seniors may lose free Dial-a-Ride

Posted on July 16, 2012

LAS CRUCES, N.M. — Due to budget constraints, city officials are considering charging seniors a fare of $2 for a one-way ride on the currently fare free Dial-a-Ride, a program geared toward senior citizens with qualifying disabilities under the Americans with Disabilities Act, Las Cruces Sun-News reported.

The possible fee drew strong reactions from senior citizens who use the service as their sole means of transportation. For the full story, click here.

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