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The New York Times

Janet Morrissey

9 August 2018

United States

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Lack of transportation is a key reason why people don’t go to doctor appointments. RoundTrip and Circulation are two start-ups filling the gap, making it easier for particularly older patents to access customized rides.

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Kumasi Aaron

31 May 2018

Denver, Colorado, United States

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Ride service hailing can help increase access to healthcare for those without reliable transportation. Partnering to reduce ride fares, Uber and hospitals are working to increase patient access to transportation. Mill...

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Kate Francis

27 September 2017

Washington, District of Columbia, United States

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The way cities are built in the United States makes getting around without driving a car difficult. This means that, for an increasingly aging population, mobility can be a significant issue, leading to challenges suc...

Zócalo Public Square

Lisa Margonelli

19 October 2016

Huron, California, United States

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In the small immigrant farming communities of the Central Valley, many families lack access to transportation and, as a result, struggle to gain access to healthcare that can be prohibitively far away. Raiteros are re...

Bangor Daily News

Erin Rhoda

25 December 2015

Blue Hill, Maine, United States

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As the traditional family structure changes and the elderly population of the United States grows, options for independent living grow challenging for the aged, who struggle with issues like loneliness, transportation...

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Debra Bruno

13 January 2015

New York, New York, United States

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Cities tend to be dangerous and difficult places to live for older residents. A private public partnership in New York is catering to seniors through small changes in the city such as para-transit options and seniors-...

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