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COAST struggles as state shirks responsibility says service

The popularity of the COAST service has increased dramatically, according to Rad Nichols, COAST's executive director, but so has the cost of paying for it, jumping from $180,000 in 2009 to a little less than $900,000 this year. Nichols said he believes the state is to blame for a substantial part of the increase in paratransit riders because it has encouraged seniors and disabled residents to call COAST so the state doesn't have to provide the service.


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