Northern Lights Express News

MnDOT Office of Passenger Rail met at the East Central Regional Development Commission (ECRDC) office in Mora on May 9th to discuss questions and present information about the Northern Lights Express Passenger Rail Train (NLX). Local Leaders were invited to attend in-person or virtually and to submit their questions ahead of the meeting. Greg Mathis; […]

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Please visit us at the Kanabec County Fair! *July 27th-July 30th*

Please come visit us at the Kanabec County Fair, July 27th – 30th in Mora, MN! You’ll find us in the building marked: “Transportation Building” Meet Michelle Thomas and Karen Onan along with our region’s transportation providers! Please stay and take our quick 7 question survey help us to understand the possibility of a need […]

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No Car? No Problem!

Many of you would agree that not having a car is fine, you’ve found alternative ways to get around. To some of us, not being able to drive a car wherever we want, whenever we want is unconceivable. For the majority of us, it is inevitable that we will become car-less someday. WE are aging, […]

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What the Heck is Mobility Management?

Robin and Karen discuss Mobility Management with Michelle Lichtig who is the Project Manager of the Regional Transportation Coordinating Councils throughout the state of MN. What does Mobility Management mean? How does it affect those of us in East Central MN and beyond?

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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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