Transportation has been and continues to be the number one need of older people in DeKalb County. DeKalb County Rural Public Transportation provides daily scheduled trips to seven nutrition centers. Other services provided are shopping, medical and pharmacy trips, and payment of bills. Social and recreational trips are enjoyed also. Excursions to local points of interest provide educational experiences as well as social outings. Transportation is funded through the Section 5311 Rural Public Transportation Program. Therefore, many seniors can take advantage of the other services provided to the general public such as demand/response trips, and wheelchair accessibility. DeKalb County Rural Public Transportation provides transportation to the general public.