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As a counselor at Avita Community Partners, I want to express my gratitude to the Gainesville City Council and Hall County commission members for their support of our consumers and their needs for accessible transportation.
When we first learned that our services were to be moved from our previous location on the Red Rabbit route to a location not on the route, our staff and consumers were very concerned. Our consumers, many with physical handicaps as well as mental illnesses, have continued to use the Red Rabbit but have struggled with crossing a six-lane highway and then up a long hill to our parking lot at considerable risk to their safety.
Your proposed route extension that will bring them to our location not only ensures their safety but makes the vital services they need more accessible. Thank you again for making the lives of our consumers a little less difficult and keeping the well being of all of Hall County’s citizens in your decision-making processes.