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 […]
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!
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 […]
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
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 […]
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 […]
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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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 […]
Tri-CAP Transit Service solves transit needs in areas within Mille Lacs County in the East Central Region. Tri-CAP also serves Morrison, Benton, Stearns and Sherburne Counties. Robin and Karen had a discussion with then Tri-CAP Director of Transportation Services, Craig Rempp who shared his knowledge of the service.