Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Programs Offer Transportation.

Byline: Rory McClannahan Journal Staff Writer

Rides Given to Work, Doctor Appointments

Life can be difficult without a car, especially in a rural county like Torrance.

But several public and private groups have been working to make sure anyone who needs a ride to the doctor or to a job can get one.

The problem is that some people don't know these programs exist.

Representatives from seven groups that provide service in Torrance County came together for a forum in Estancia on March 21 to discuss transportation needs in the county.

"We have found that there is a lack of education on the services that are available," said Vange Pena-Jenks, director of the Torrance County Project Office. …

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