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Toyota, AARP will continue to offer free rides in Washtenaw County through Dec. 17

Program was launched in May to help residents access transportation

AARP's Ride@50+ Program connects adults with local transportation options, making booking and paying for rides simple via its call center or mobile app.
AARP's Ride@50+ Program connects adults with local transportation options, making booking and paying for rides simple via its call center or mobile app. (AARP)

ANN ARBOR – The AARP Ride@50+℠ Program in Washtenaw County will continue to offer residents free rides through Dec. 17.

Developed by AARP Driver Safety and supported by Toyota, the program helps those in need of transit solutions travel within the county without ever needing to get behind the wheel.

Now through Dec. 17, all rides in the Washtenaw County area booked through the program are free.

Read: Toyota, AARP partner to make transportation easier for older adults in Washtenaw County

Free rides are provided on a first come, first served basis and may be limited. To qualify for free rides, trips must be within to the Washtenaw County limits.

Riders to not need to be AARP members to participate and riders of all ages are welcome to use the service. To learn more and to book a ride, call 855-955-1926.


About the Author:

Meredith has worked for WDIV since August 2017 and was voted one of Washtenaw County's best journalists in 2019 by eCurrent's readers. She covers the community of Ann Arbor and has a Master's degree in International Broadcast Journalism from City University London, UK.