Michelle Thomas has been with the ECRDC since 2020, but in July of 2022 she began working with Karen Onan on the East Central Regional Transportation Coordinating Council. Join Robin and Karen as we learn about Michelle, her background, her interests, her viewpoints ~
Ride in comfort, enjoying the view as you pass through east central MN and the Arrowhead region on your way up to Duluth to see a concert, the Big Ships, or stroll Canal Park for some shopping and eating. Starting in Minneapolis with stops in Cambridge and Hinckley, four round trips per day – […]
Brandon Nurmi Assistant Director of Arrowhead Transit gives Robin and Karen information regarding their huge need for Bus Drivers. Listen in to find out how YOU could help your community members get their transportation needs met. Arrowhead Transit will pay for your Commercial Driver’s License training, you use their buses to learn and the results […]
Bob Voss, Executive Director of the East Central Regional Development Commission discusses with Robin and Karen the details of the ECRDC. Everything from soup to nuts! Part Two of Two. Catch Part One on www.EastCentralTransit.com!
Bob Voss, Executive Director of the East Central Regional Development Commission discusses with Robin and Karen the details of the ECRDC. Everything from soup to nuts! Part One of Two. Don’t miss Part Two on April 22nd.
Rural living sometimes means creative transportation. When it’s needed, it’s imperative that something is available. Volunteer Drivers are vital. Volunteer Driver programs are a necessary tool in the toolbox of transportation. Being a volunteer means it’s your schedule, your choice, you are contributing to your community and making it a better place for those who […]
Robin and Karen discuss the volunteer driver reimbursement rate, issues related to this federal rate and what can be done to create change in the rate that hasn’t changed since 1986. Seriously, it hasn’t been adjusted for over 36 years! For more information, click on these links: VolunteerDriverMN.org EastCentralTransit.com
Discussion with Robin, Karen and Helen Pieper, Transit Director of Timber Trails Public Transit about ridership. How does a transit system run “Like a Clock” and how can YOU make sure that you do all that you can to keep it from missing a beat!
Sue Siemers, 5310 Program Coordinator discusses with us, many details about MnDOT’s 5310 program. MnDOT’s 5310 program is focused on the transportation needs of the disabled and seniors in our state. Questions such as, “How can our organization apply for funding to purchase a vehicle to service our seniors and/or those of our clients with […]
Meet Natalie Matthewson, Community Development Supervisor at the Central MN Council on Aging and Wendy Galanius, Community Living Specialist with the Senior Linkage Line program. Press the arrow below to listen with Robin and Karen as we discuss and learn about the program; how these organizations can be of help to you and/or to seniors […]