Safe Rides at Risk without Funding From Greenwich; Uber is Not the Solution

The Board of Estimation and Taxation (BET)  declined funds for the Safe Rides program on Wednesday, making it questionable whether the program will operate during the 2016-2017 year.

The program had requested $18,000 which would cover about half its costs.

From September to December 2016 Safe Rides provided 400 rides to over 900 kids. In 2016, the program provided over 1,000 rides to 3,500 passengers.

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