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May 12, 2014

N.J. advocate appeals for curb-to-curb service

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, N.J. — The South Brunswick Township Council is looking into implementing a curb-to-curb transportation program for residents over the age of 55 and those with disabilities, North & South Brunswick Sentinel reported.

RELATED: Why curb-to-curb service is simply not enough

Aging In Place Partnership member Pat Kay approached township officials about the idea at an April 1 council meeting. She returned April 22 with an open letter expressing frustration that officials were not aware of the serious transportation problems in the township, according to the newspaper.

Kay added curb-to-curb transportation is needed because existing township, county and private services are not adequately meeting the needs of seniors and people with disabilities in the community. For the full story, click here.  

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