CUTR’s Healthy Buddy Program connects older adults to transportation

    Whether the barriers are access to vehicles, medical conditions, or a global pandemic, many older adults face transportation challenges. About 15% of Hillsborough County’s population belongs to the 65+ community, and their limited access to transportation options restricts medical visits, grocery shopping, and visiting family and friends. The Healthy Buddy Program (HBP) at the…

Multimodal Transportation Best Practices and Model Element

All local governments in Florida must prepare and adopt a comprehensive plan that guides future development and growth in accordance with Chapter 163, Part II, Florida Statutes (F.S.). Comprehensive plans must contain a number of elements, including a transportation element that addresses mobility issues in relation to the size and character of the local government.…

CUTR Webcast Recording: Volunteer Transportation – A Generosity-Based Solution to Our Mobility Challenges

December 1, 2011 This webcast provides participants an overview of the issues and decision points concerning volunteer transportation programs. Participants will learn about issues involved with local community planning for volunteer transportation, understand the relationship between volunteer transportation and public transportation services, see examples of successful volunteer transportation programs throughout the country, and recognize the…