[NFBWATLK] Seeking recommendations for a personal driver

Jamal Mazrui jamal at empowermentzone.com
Wed Apr 5 04:23:11 UTC 2017


Consistent with that, someone from the San Fran area suggested I web 
search on "youth taxi service" to find something similar to what is 
available there.  My searches have not yielded results as yet, but 
surely, something like this must exist in a bustling metro area like 
Seattle ....


On 4/4/2017 7:46 PM, David Andrews via NFBWATLK wrote:
> At one time I remember reading about a service that does this very 
> thing. The drivers were specially trained, bonded etc., for protection 
> to everyone.  I of course don't remember the name, and it was probably 
> just in the Bay Area and/or has gone under, but some Google searches 
> should tell all!
>
> Dave
>
> At 09:53 AM 4/4/2017, you wrote:
>> Thanks for the suggestions.  Indeed, sometimes other parents can help 
>> if the driving is to a joint activity.  In general, I would not want 
>> to ask other parents for the favor if their kid is not also involved.
>>
>>
>> One reason for exploring this is that I would like my daughter to go 
>> to a particular day camp in another part of Seattle for a week or two 
>> in the summer, and we do not know of other kids going there.  She 
>> would need a ride back and forth each day. The camp does not offer 
>> transportation itself.
>>
>>
>>
>> On 4/3/2017 8:44 PM, Lauren Merryfield via NFBWATLK wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> I wonder if calling 211 would help at all. They are related to 
>>> United Way
>>> and sometimes they are able to help.
>>>
>>> Would the parents of one of your daughter's friends be able to help?
>>> Thanks,
>>> Lauren
>>>
>>> Blessings in Jesus' name. "But as for me, I will sing about your 
>>> power. Each
>>> morning I will sing with joy about your unfailing love. For you have 
>>> been my
>>> refuge, a place of safety when I am in distress."
>>>     --Psalm 59:16, NLT
>>> Advice from my cats:"meow when you feel like it."
>>>
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: NFBWATLK [mailto:nfbwatlk-bounces at nfbnet.org] On Behalf Of Jamal
>>> Mazrui via NFBWATLK
>>> Sent: Monday, April 3, 2017 6:44 PM
>>> To: NFB of Washington Talk Mailing List <nfbwatlk at nfbnet.org>
>>> Cc: Jamal Mazrui <jamal at empowermentzone.com>
>>> Subject: [NFBWATLK] Seeking recommendations for a personal driver
>>>
>>> Although I regularly use Uber and Lift, I would also like to have 
>>> the name
>>> and number of at least one driver that I can call directly for 
>>> reliable,
>>> personalized service.  The person should be trustworthy enough for 
>>> driving
>>> my 10 year old daughter without my wife or me.
>>>
>>>
>>> Can anyone give me such contact info?  Feel free to write either on 
>>> or off
>>> list.
>>>
>>>
>>> Jamal
>
>
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