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DuRide. Personalized transportation for those in need. DuRide, a nonprofit service based in Dubuque, provided personalized transportation for those 65 and older who were unable or do not want to drive any longer. DuRide offered private car service 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The service was available in Dubuque and Asbury, Iowa and East Dubuque, Illinois.

DuRide officially opened December 1, 2008. Within its first ten months, it had provided more than 2,000 rides and was nearing 300 rides per month. Subscribers were picked up at the door and delivered to their destination.