July 11, 2024 ECRTCC Advisory Board Meeting

  July’s Advisory Board Meeting includes a detailed presentation by the Center for Transportation Studies/University of MN faculty explaining the “Empowering Greater MN Communities” Tactical Action Support program. This program will work to Improve Transit for Young, Old and Everyone in East Central Minnesota and is a co-driven transportation project awarded to Lighthouse Family Services […]

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Meeting with MnDOT in Mora

Northern Lights Express Questions Answered

Before, during and after our May 9th meeting with MnDOT regarding the Northern Lights Express Passenger Rail Train – we were asked many questions. We referred these questions on to the authorities of MnDOT Office of Passenger Rail – who presented great information and answered questions at our meeting. You’ll find the video of the […]

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Transportation Now Available for Rural 60+ Residents of Kanabec County

If you live outside of the Timber Trails Public Bus Service Area, you may be eligible to ride on the new Assisted Transportation Service called BEYOND Timber Trails. Certain stipulations apply including: you must be 60+ and you must live in Kanabec County. Please call 320-364-1351 for more information and schedule your ride today!  

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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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You Can Make A Difference…

If you use, or would us Public Transportation Services in the East Central Region, do you feel any limitations regarding the distance you can travel within the boundaries of the Public Transportation Service area? The ECRTCC is looking into incorporating a Destination Or Transfer Stations (DOTS) conversation into our discussions with Tri-CAP, Arrowhead Transit and […]

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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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Central MN Council on Aging and Senior Linkage Line – Radio Interview

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 […]

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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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