October 16, 2010

Seniors Medical Transport Taxi Program a Success

NORTH HEMPTEAD, NEW YORK - The Project Independence Taxi Transportation Program is an initiative of the Town of North Hempstead Department of Services for the Aging (DOSA) that provides town residents age 60 and over, discounted (New York State Medicaid Rate) taxi rides for non-emergency medical, dental, and treatment appointments within North Hempstead, as well as some frequently visited destinations outside of the town, 7 days a week. The program has been spearheaded by Town Supervisor Jon Kaiman (see Video #1), and has involved State Grant money secured by NY State Senator Craig Johnson. The taxi companies participating in the program are: Delux Transportation Services ( see Video #2), All Island Transportation, Taxi Hispanio Express, and Checker Cab.
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