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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Person assisting another into vehicle

Do You Like to Drive?

                    Click on the image to link to the Volunteer Driver page on our website! Sign up to drive when and where you wish – it’s totally up to you.

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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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