Jean Milten-Berger, 90, is among the satisfied customers of Marin Transit’s Whistlestop program in Dillon Beach. The once-a-week service, the only public transportation in the area, would be offered every weekday if a federal grant is approved in June.
Jean Milten-Berger, 90, is among the satisfied customers of Marin Transit’s Whistlestop program in Dillon Beach. The once-a-week service, the only public transportation in the area, would be offered every weekday if a federal grant is approved in June. David Briggs

“I shouldn’t be driving; I know that,” Ruth Fleshman said. But Ms. Fleshman, 83, a jocular retiree who lives in Point Reyes Station, sometimes has no choice but to drive—despite the fact that she tires easily and finds it hard to see pedestrians wearing dark clothing. When the bus arrives at the wrong time or her volunteer driver . . .