RTA, Ford partner to expand transportation services

The Greater Dayton RTA is joining forces with the Ford Motor Company in a project to offer transportation in the region with Ford GoRide Health, RTA announced today in a release.

Under the RTA Connect family of services, this project will add a new channel of transportation for RTA paratransit customers.

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Ford GoRide Health, which started at the beginning of May, is a non-emergency medical transportation service featuring professional drivers and wheelchair-accessible vehicles.

“RTA’s partnership with GoRide is a great example of RTA’s ability to coordinate and connect the community with a highly qualified mobility provider, “ RTA Chief Customer and Business Development Officer Brandon Policicchio said. “GoRide will expand, enhance, and complement existing RTA and other mobility services within the region.”

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GoRide drivers are HIPAA compliant and trained to safely assist passengers. It also offers an on-demand option that’s useful for customers with disabilities or that require an accessible vehicle.

For more information, visit www.iriderta.org/RTAConnect.

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