SMiles provides door-through-door senior-friendly transportation in Blount County, Tennessee. Volunteers, driving their own vehicles, take SMiles members where they want or need to go within the county. Riders pay $6 per round trip, which subsidizes the actual cost of $14.85 for each trip. SMiles has provided over 28,000 trips since its launch in September, 2013.
We outlive our ability to drive by an average of 8 - 10 years. Without affordable, accommodating, and adaptable transportation, older people become vulnerable to social isolation, depression, and ...read more
Agency: To reduce poverty by providing services and developing resources with partnering agencies to help meet basic needs to improve the lives of the elderly, disabled, and/or low income people in ...read more