April 17, 2011 10:15 PM

Getting around KC is difficult for those who no longer drive

If the area’s elderly transportation system is challenged now, think of the demands on it in 20 years when the over-65 population has doubled. Today’s fractured web of family, friends and tax- or grant-supported van services won’t cut it for the growing numbers of frail, disabled or poor elderly who can’t hire cabs or can’t make their way to curbs for van or bus pickups.

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