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Del. educator proposes driving cooperative for seniors

Posted on May 23, 2014

SUSSEX COUNTY, Del. — CapeGazette.com reported that retired Millsboro educator Nancy Feichtl starting an organization, The Sussex Senior Transportation Cooperative, which would help the growing number of area seniors who need transportation.

The program would follow a national model to provide rides for a suggested $1 per mile for seniors throughout the county, according to the paper. Customers would set up accounts in advance so no money would be exchanged between drivers and riders. Volunteer drivers could bank or transfer miles for future use, and members could also get credit for donating their cars for cooperative use or for resale.

Feichtl said about $100,000 is needed to get the cooperative up and running. For the full story, click here.  

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