Michelle and Karen will be traveling around the region, sharing information, asking questions about available transportation. We’d love for you to stop by, say, “Hi”! and chat with us! ECRTCC Traveling Dates: Tuesday, August 23, 2022 – Operation Community Connect. Onamia, Mille Lacs County https://adultmentalhealth.org/mille-lacs-area-operation-community-connect/ Thursday, August 25, 2022 – Operation Community […]
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 – […]
Pass a background check, Vehicle must be no older than 10 years. BENEFITS: Make your own schedule, Help your community with transportation needs. LYFT.com Once you are enrolled as a driver: Please contact Karen at the East Central Regional Transportation Coordinating Council (ECRTCC). She is the Coordinator and her email is: firstname.lastname@example.org Find contacts and […]
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
WCCO Television News aired this Volunteer Driver story on Thursday night’s (2/10/2022) 6pm news: Volunteer Drivers Badly Need In Rural Minnesota: ‘I Would Be Lost Without A Vehicle’ We choose to live in rural MN, for many of us, living in our homes as we age is everything. But if for whatever reason, we are […]
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 […]