Jacksonville, FL – One Call recently announced the successful implementation of its ride-sharing service, RelayRIDE, with Invest in America’s Veterans Foundation (IAVF), a Florida-based non-profit that helps homeless veterans and their families nationwide obtain affordable housing, transportation and other supportive services.
RelayRIDE uses proprietary technology that automatically assigns sedan transportation referrals through the ridesharing platform Lyft. Through this technology, veterans will be able to request free and independent transportation to and from medical appointments, employment and educational opportunities, and other necessary trips.
“One Call’s commitment will improve the quality of life for our veterans who are seeking independence and normalcy,” said Ralph Santillo, co-founder of IAVF and army veteran. “We’re honored they’ve provided this vital transportation to help men and women who have served their country get back on their feet.”
The partnership with IAVF opens the door to offering RelayRIDE – a transportation program originally developed for the worker’s compensation industry to help injured workers get to and from medical appointments – to other veteran organizations, and beyond.
“We’re primed to take this technology to other sectors,” said Joe McCullough, senior vice president of product management for One Call. “From veterans to the elderly, we have many examples of how RelayRIDE is helping people regain health, independence, employment, and best of all, a quality life.”
Source: One Call
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