Archive for the ‘General Interest’ Category

Boston Globe Op Ed: Look to the nonprofit sector to give older adults a lift

June 16, 2021

https://www.bostonglobe.com/2021/06/07/opinion/look-nonprofit-sector-give-older-adults-lift/?outputType=amp

Kennebunk signs onto ITNCountry pilot project to boost independence through transportation

June 16, 2021

https://www.seacoastonline.com/story/news/local/2021/05/03/transportation-independence-kennebunk-me-itn-pilot-project-kitt-fish/4887051001/

MarketWatch: “No license, no problem”

June 16, 2021

https://www.marketwatch.com/story/seniors-who-no-longer-drive-should-try-these-options-for-getting-around-11622640477

ITNMontereyCounty Helps Provide COVID-19 Vaccines to Homebound Seniors

June 16, 2021

ITNLehighValley has Volunteer Opportunities

June 16, 2021

ITNMontereyCounty offers free rides to vaccine appointments for seniors

June 16, 2021

ITNAmerica listed on verywellHealth list of Best Senior Transportation Services

June 16, 2021

https://www.verywellhealth.com/best-senior-transportation-services-5179488

Transportation in the US after COVID-19: Part Three – Rural Transportation

October 21, 2020

Nice props to ITNAmerica in this excellent piece by Esri’s Terry Bills.

https://www.esri.com/en-us/industries/blog/articles/transportation-in-the-us-after-covid-19-part-three-rural-transportation/

 

 

Senators Collins, King Present Maine Senior Transportation Nonprofit with Congressional Resolution Commemorating One Millionth Ride

May 1, 2018

“Westbrook, ME – At an event at Independent Transportation Network of America’s (ITNAmerica) headquarters today celebrating the organization’s one millionth ride for seniors, U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King presented Katherine Freund, the founder and president of ITNAmerica, with the text of a congressional resolution they authored commemorating this significant milestone. Their resolution was unanimously passed by the Senate last week. ”

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Social Work Faculty and Sanders Brown Collaborate on Aging Research

April 26, 2013

“I lived next to the campus and a grocery, so I thought a car was unnecessary but I was wrong. I was imprisoned in my tiny studio apartment and felt like I was disabled. I had to ask friends for a ride when I wanted to go somewhere. As a person who highly values independence, I felt shamed when I asked for a ride from others. So, unlike my plan of living without a car for the first year of my doctorate program, I bought a car right after my first three months in Cleveland. This intense experience living without a car made me think about what the process of being disabled is like, and the role of independent transportation, impact of life space constriction on the quality of life at old age.”

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