[nfbwatlk] Acquiring your ORCA card
lauren1 at catliness.com
Fri Feb 5 03:06:54 CST 2010
I heard about the problem and the change to March first on the news.
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From: "Kay Burrows" <theladykathryn4one at juno.com>
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Sent: Thursday, February 04, 2010 11:22 AM
Subject: [nfbwatlk] Acquiring your ORCA card
> On January 27th I was at a Joint meeting of Metro's two advisory groups
> the CEO of Metro, Kevin Desmond , was there for a little over an hour.
> of the issues that was discussed with him was the effect of the poor
> planning for disabled persons and seniors to get their new ORCA cards. He
> freely admitted the process was poorly thought out and executed. He
> promised that the ORCA card subscribers that are disabled or seniors,
> be sorted out from the huge lines and taken to an auxiliary location
> the 2nd and Jackson facility where there would be chairs available and the
> lines would be shorter. He admitted many errors and promised involvement
> with the disabled and senior communities to consult and inform before any
> major change affecting these groups would be implimentted in the future..
> all you use is Metro and Metro only you will not need an Orca card. Just
> this piece of information would have reduced the lines. The time for
> getting a free ORCA card has been extended as a result of all the problems
> expensed in January.
> Hopefully those of you who need to get your ORCA card at 2nd and Jackson
> will find the changes to be in effect and the process to be less than an
> hour and much much easier. Mr. Desmond did promise notification of the
> correct and newer process in a very prompt manner.
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