Brandon Nurmi talks with Robin and Karen about Drivers Needed

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 […]

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Part 2 of Bob Voss’s Interview with Robin and Karen

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!                          

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Volunteer Driver Reimbursement Rate – Do You Know?

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

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A Chat with Sue Siemers, 5310 Program Coordinator

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 […]

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Providers’ Directories – An Update…

We would love to share a statewide transportation directory, but for now we have a directory of directories for each region’s transportation services. Below are two links that can provide information, for your travel needs. Ultimately, the plan is to have an overall state map that will easily assist you in building your route. For […]

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Arrowhead Transit’s Public Forums on Bus Route Redesign

Chisago and Isanti County Residents, Arrowhead Transit is looking for your input on what bus routes would best serve your needs. They will be holding public meetings on 11/29 and 11/30 for public input on route re-design. Meet in person (see below for details) or virtually. The virtual Zoom forum will be on Monday, November 29th […]

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