Norfolk and Virginia Beach residents 60 years or older can access a FREE ride to the polls on Nov. 5
For Virginia Beach and Norfolk residents
NORFOLK, Va. (Oct. 11, 2019) – Registered voters age 60+ who live in Norfolk or Virginia Beach and have no available transportation can now receive a ride to the polls FREE of charge on Nov. 5. Senior Services of Southeastern Virginia (SSSEVA) and its community transportation partners Coastal Ride, Black and White Cabs, Norfolk Checker, and Yellow Cab of Norfolk are offering this service to provide access for seniors to be able to vote.
Individuals wanting to arrange for a ride should call SSSEVA at 757-963-9218 no later than Monday, Nov. 4. Prospective riders should please be aware that depending on the demand, they may need to share a cab with another senior voter. Taxis will wait outside while voters cast their ballots. Riders will be asked to sign a voucher as receipt of the ride but will not be asked to pay for the round-trip ride.