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Able-Ride bus arrives hours late, some say

An Able-Ride bus transports a patient from a

An Able-Ride bus transports a patient from a medical facilty in Island Park. (June 3, 2012) Photo Credit: Jim Staubitser

Recent cost-cutting measures by NICE Bus have resulted in some disabled riders being delayed by hours in getting to their destinations.

On May 1, the Nassau Inter County Express began a new effort to make its Able-Ride system more efficient by having riders share trips wherever possible. With passengers now waiting for fellow riders to get picked up and dropped off, trips have become far...

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