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Nov 01

Free Rides to Polls for Seniors on Election Day

Posted on November 1, 2016 at 8:51 AM by Communications Department

Yellow Cab will give voters ages 60 and over free rides to the polls November 8th in Newport News and Hampton. The offer is open to senior citizens who don't have their own transportation to the ptaxi_SColls. Cab drivers will wait while voters cast their ballot and riders will be asked to sign a voucher, but not pay. Those interested should call the Peninsula Agency on Aging at (757) 873-0541 by noon November 7th. The agency will ask for a telephone number, pickup address, voting location and requested pickup time. Depending on demand, pickup times may be shuffled, and riders may need to share a cab.