Tran­sit ser­vices of­fered to low-in­come, dis­abled peo­ple

The Dallas Morning News - - North Texas -

The Den­ton County Trans­porta­tion Author­ity has part­nered with the city of Mckinney and the Mckinney Urban Tran­sit District in a pi­lot pro­gram to ex­pand tran­sit ser­vices for low-in­come fam­i­lies and peo­ple with dis­abil­i­ties in Collin County.

The ser­vice will run week­days from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Satur­days from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Pro­gram par­tic­i­pants must live in Mckinney, Lowry Cross­ing, Prince­ton, Melissa or Celina and meet el­i­gi­bil­ity re­quire­ments. Ap­pli­ca­tions can be made on­line. The fol­low­ing work­shops have been sched­uled to help peo­ple ap­ply for the pro­gram:

■ Mon­day: 10 a.m. to noon at Prince­ton City Hall, 123 W. Prince­ton Drive, and 2 to 4 p.m. at Lowry Cross­ing City Hall, 1405 S. Bridge­farmer Road.

■ March 21: 10 a.m. to noon and 2 to 4 p.m. in the coun­cil cham­bers at Mckinney City Hall, 222 N. Ten­nessee St.

■ March 23: 10 a.m. to noon in the sec­ond-floor com­mu­nity room at Melissa City Hall, 3411 Barker Ave.

More in­for­ma­tion is at bit. ly/2fes­80k. Dal­las Area Rapid Tran­sit of­fers a sim­i­lar pro­gram for res­i­dents in Wylie, Allen and Fairview. Peggy Heinkel-wolfe, Den­ton Record-chron­i­cle

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