In Austin: Free Wheelchair Accessible Rides to the Polls by Lyft

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Update from Molly Broadway, DRTx Voting Rights Training Specialist:

In partnership with Lone Star Transportation, Lyft is providing free Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle (WAV) rides to the polls in Austin, Texas, on Super Tuesday, March 3, 2020, from 7 am to 7 pm Central Standard Time.

Please call Lone Star Transportation at 512-323-0160 to schedule or request a free WAV ride to a polling location. Passengers with wheelchairs must identify to the dispatcher that they are requesting a WAV ride with Lyft. The dispatcher will provide all necessary information to the passenger and dispatch a Dodge Caravan with Lone Star branding.

Passengers requesting a WAV ride may schedule a ride in advance for shorter wait periods (recommended), or call for on-demand service via a Lone Star dispatcher. Dispatchers are available 24/7 to schedule rides. Service wait periods will depend on demand and traffic patterns, so we recommend scheduling a pick up time in advance.

Valid only for WAV rides to polling locations within a 20-mile radius of downtown Austin on Super Tuesday, March 3, 2020, 7 am – 7 pm Central Standard Time. Rides must end within 20 miles of the original pick up location. Offered rides are in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations. Offer is not intended to induce, nor is it conditioned on, the act of voting, or voting for or against any particular person or measure.