The City of Westlake Village has made the following announcement this morning about the senior/disabled persons Dial-a-Ride program.
CITY OF WESTLAKE VILLAGE ENTERS INTO AN AGREEMENT WITH THE CITY OF THOUSAND OAKS FOR THE OPERATION OF SENIOR/DISABLED DIAL-A-RIDE PROGRAM
The Westlake Village City Council recently approved an agreement with the City of Thousand Oaks to operate the City?s Senior and Disabled Dial-A-Ride program. This new agreement will expand the Dial-A-Ride service area to include all of Westlake Village and Thousand Oaks. Service into Agoura Hills will be limited to medical appointments and employment-related trips only.
All Westlake Village riders are being asked to apply for a free Senior or Disabled Dial-A-Ride identification cards. These cards are processed at Westlake Village City Hall and will also allow holders to ride any Thousand Oaks Transit Bus free of charge. Additional changes include a fare increase to $2.25 for each one-way trip, and an increase in the minimum age for riders to 65 years of age. Current Westlake Village riders between the ages of 60 and 65 may continue to use this new service provided they pick up their Senior Dial-A-Ride Card before November 1, 2011.
Senior Dial-A-Ride applications, Disabled applications, and informational brochures are available through the City?s website www.wlv.org under ?What?s New.? For more information on the Dial-A-Ride program, please call Westlake Village City Hall at 818-706-1613.