Rural Transportation

Feb 5, 2019

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What’s being done in Maine to help those in rural areas get access to transportation? Maine’s rural population is spread out, and public transportation does not always reach or connect in ways that help people get to jobs or medical care. We’ll learn about statewide efforts to find solutions.

Guests

Jess Maurer, executive director, Maine Council on Aging

Stacy Simpson-Frizzle, executive director, People Plus

Jo Cooper, executive director, Friends in Action

Zoe Miller, with Greater Portland Council of Governments, a regional planning agency in Cumberland County, has been working on transportation access issues since 2012.

Katherine Freund (by phone), founder and president, ITNAmerica

Resources