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them up there for return trips. Many of the trips that veterans take run into several hundreds of dollars and the trips are for individual veterans only (there are no shared rides). The VAMC serving the Washington, DC area works with a local vendor called Battle's Transportation, Inc. to transport veterans with disabilities. Battle's Transportation is a private company categorized under Local and Suburban Transit and located in Washington, DC. Travel office employees at the VAMC arrange rides for veterans who need accessible vehicles or other type of special medical transport vehicles. VETERANS USE COUNTY-PROVIDED SERVICES Description of County-Provided Transportation Services In some areas, county-provided transportation services are available where no other type of veterans' transportation services exists in the region. One model is to have veterans provide their own travel to a centralized pick-up location; group rides are then provided from the centralized location to VAMCs. Some vehicles may be operated by volunteer drivers and others by county employees. Example of County-Provided Transportation Services Program: Transportation Program for Clinton County Veterans' Service Commission Location: Clinton County, Ohio Key Features: Centralized pick-up, shared-ride program Accessible vehicles available Driven by county employees. This program serves rural areas in Clinton County, Ohio. While it mostly uses centralized pick-ups, drivers pick up veterans at their home if they require accessible vehicles. To be eligible for the program, riders have to be veterans, reside in Clinton County, and should have standing 37