Transit services offered to low-income, disabled people
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