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Greater Houston Transportation Program Helps Elderly & Disabled

Harris County Rides helps provide on-demand transportation for the elderly and disabled. It provided about 75,000 trips in 2015. News 88.7 transportation reporter Gail Delaughter talked about the service with Vernon Chambers, the assistant director of Harris County’s Office of Transit Services.

A truck passes over a bridge built by Harris County on Runneburg Road in Crosby. (Photo: Gail Delaughter, Houston Public Media)Harris County Rides helps provide on-demand transportation for the elderly and disabled. It provided about 75,000 trips in 2015.

News 88.7 transportation reporter Gail Delaughter talked about the service with Vernon Chambers, the assistant director of Harris County’s Office of Transit Services.

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Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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