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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Please tune in to hear what you may have missed! Robin and Karen will talk about what content we’ve covered, who we’ve interviewed so far, and where you can find further information. Here’s a friendly little review for you!
Introducing Sheri Wegner, Executive Director of ConnectAbility and Connect Central MN Regional Transportation Council. Listen in to hear what ConnectAbility has been developing with LYFT in the Central Area of MN and how it could be expanded into other areas of Greater MN. Become a LYFT driver, learn how to be a LYFT rider! Find […]
Our interview today is with Tim Schmutzer, Executive Director of PHASE-Industries and Chair of the East Central Regional Transportation Coordinating Council. PHASE-Industries is a Day Training and Habilitation community organization with this Mission: “PHASE-Industries empowers Program Participants to Live, Work and Thrive through the discovery and development of their individual abilities.” Of course, a part […]
Colette Hanson is the Assistant Director and Volunteer Driver Program Manager at Arrowhead Transit. We discuss details about the program, focusing on it’s successes and current situation due to the pandemic. We all wish that anyone who likes to drive, please consider being a volunteer driver in the areas you like to drive! Contact the […]
In this interview, Erica Bliss will explain how Veteran Services can be of assistance to Veterans regarding their transportation. She will share resources, describe the pros and cons of what is currently available and share her insights and stories. Kanabec County Veteran Services
Learn about Ken Bueller’s passion for trains and his ambition to pave the way for the Northern Lights Express line to take folks from Minneapolis to Duluth. Learn about the obstacles that have been placed along the way and how they are being surmounted. Understand the benefits of this great people mover, as we hope […]
Please let me introduce you to Tom Gottfried. Tom is the MN Council on Transportation Access Executive Director, Program Director and Transportation Mobility Manager at MnDOT and one of the leaders of the Regional Transportation Coordinating Councils. Listen in for the latest news regarding transportation plans for the state of Minnesota.