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Posted on: February 22, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Egremont Receives 2023 Grant Money to Cover Taxi & Limousine Rides

Lit yellow taxi sign on top of taxi phtographed at night

Taxi and limousine services will be available to drive vulnerable adults over 55, veterans, homebound individuals, persons with disabilities, and essential workers (medical, nursing home, and grocery store workers). The grant would cover the costs of these rides. Examples of rides include:

  • Medical appointments
  • Shopping
  • Meal or prescription drug deliveries
  • Other non-emergency medical trips

The taxi companies will take all necessary COVID precautions.

Residents who qualify can schedule rides with Melanie Vicneire, Transportation Department Administrator, by phone at 413-528-0182 ext 25 or by emailing Melanie. For more information on this and the activities of the Transportation Department, visit their web page.

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