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By Ruth Longoria | January 24, 2008
It?s been more than 18 months since Rubina Khan?s husband sold her car. The 51-year-old La Cañada mom and grandmother had been told by doctors that she shouldn?t drive anymore. Health reasons kept her from being safe behind the wheel, she said. ?It was difficult, but safety always has to come first,? she added. Khan said she initially became depressed about being homebound. She was unable to get out of the house on her own, or drive down the hill from her Flintridge mountaintop home.
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By Megan O’Neil | March 4, 2010
Responding to increased demand, the city of La Cañada Flintridge has placed a second shuttle in service along Foothill Boulevard during its most heavily trafficked periods. La Cañada contracts with Glendale to provide its public bus line, and has been exploring options to expand service, said Carl Alameda, a senior management analyst for the city. Ridership on Glendale Beeline Route 3 is increasing by 5% annually, Alameda said. Use of the city’s Dial-A-Ride service has increased 15% annually.
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By Nancy Turney | September 7, 2011
Q: Now that I no longer drive, what are the resources for transportation? I am able to walk without assistance but I have a friend in La Crescenta who uses a wheelchair. Are there resources for her? The three major transportation resources in addition to taxis are the Beeline, Dial-A-Ride and ACCESS Services. This week I will explain the Beeline and Dial-A-Ride and will explain ACCESS Services next week. The Beeline is a bus that travels along Foothill Blvd and into Glendale.
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May 22, 2008
Q. I am no longer able to drive. What are my resources for transportation? I am able to walk without assistance but my friend in La Crescenta uses a wheelchair. Are there resources for her? ? Lila, La Cañada ? Dear Lila, The two major resources (in addition to taxis) are Dial-A-Ride and ACCESS Services. This week I will explain Dial-A-Ride. Dial-A-Ride is a curb to curb transportation service made available by the city of Glendale to its residents as well as residents of La Cañada Flintridge who are 60 years of age or older.
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By Nancy Turney | September 7, 2011
Q: Now that I no longer drive, what are the resources for transportation? I am able to walk without assistance but I have a friend in La Crescenta who uses a wheelchair. Are there resources for her? The three major transportation resources in addition to taxis are the Beeline, Dial-A-Ride and ACCESS Services. This week I will explain the Beeline and Dial-A-Ride and will explain ACCESS Services next week. The Beeline is a bus that travels along Foothill Blvd and into Glendale.
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By Megan O’Neil | March 4, 2010
Responding to increased demand, the city of La Cañada Flintridge has placed a second shuttle in service along Foothill Boulevard during its most heavily trafficked periods. La Cañada contracts with Glendale to provide its public bus line, and has been exploring options to expand service, said Carl Alameda, a senior management analyst for the city. Ridership on Glendale Beeline Route 3 is increasing by 5% annually, Alameda said. Use of the city’s Dial-A-Ride service has increased 15% annually.
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By Nancy Turney | February 25, 2010
Part 2 Q. Now that my dad no longer drives, what are the resources for transportation? He is able to walk without assistance, but I have a friend in La Crescenta who uses a wheelchair. Are there resources for her? Now that my dad no longer drives, what are the resources for transportation? He is able to walk without assistance, but I have a friend in La Crescenta who uses a wheelchair. Are there resources for her? Donna in La Crescenta Last week I explained Dial-A-Ride; this week I will explain Access Paratransit and how the two services differ.
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By Ruth Longoria | January 24, 2008
It?s been more than 18 months since Rubina Khan?s husband sold her car. The 51-year-old La Cañada mom and grandmother had been told by doctors that she shouldn?t drive anymore. Health reasons kept her from being safe behind the wheel, she said. ?It was difficult, but safety always has to come first,? she added. Khan said she initially became depressed about being homebound. She was unable to get out of the house on her own, or drive down the hill from her Flintridge mountaintop home.
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