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Getting the Word Out: 92.7 WGMD’s Bob Steele Interviews ITNAmerica and ITNSouthernDelaware

June 5, 2017 - Milton, DE – May 24, 2017 - ITNAmerica President Katherine Freund and ITNSouthernDelaware Executive Director Janis Hanwell were interviewed on radio station WGMD 92.7 for Bob Steele’s Out & About program! Click Read More »

ITNAmerica Affiliates Reach Record Milestones Thanks to Volunteer Drivers

April 25, 2017 - Westbrook, ME – April 24, 2017 - “Volunteer driving is like having a conversation in a little rolling living room. Cars are private spaces, with picture windows, upholstery, and piped in music.” That’s how Katherine Read More »

Flashback, Phil Bowhay: Going my way?

April 17, 2017 - One of the better things about not driving anymore — seriously mature, visually impaired, among other things — is the people you meet. Those behind the wheel that pick you up, drive you around and bring you home again, or to Read More »

ITN Press Releases

ITNMontereyCounty Competitor in USA Today’s “A Community Thrives”

April 13, 2017 - April 12, 2017, Monterey, CA – USA Today Network has launched a grant competition titled, “A Community Thrives” (ACT). National nonprofits have created videos to inform their communities about the amazing work they do, but Read More »

Road Safety expert Dave Melton joins national ITNAmerica board

July 31, 2015 - Lisa Wolff Marketing and Communications Manager, ITNAmerica 207-591-6942 | lisa.wolff@itnamerica.org Road Safety expert Dave Melton joins national ITNAmerica board Dave brings great knowledge of road safety and the insurance Read More »

LOOK WHO’S DRIVING! – Representative Diane St. Onge

July 7, 2015 - ITNGreaterCincinnati PO Box 621006 Cincinnati OH 45262 Kathy Nafus, Member Services Representative 859-441-8111 LOOK WHO’S DRIVING! – Representative Diane St. Onge FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Erlanger - State Representative, Read More »

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ITN in the Press

Getting the Word Out: 92.7 WGMD’s Bob Steele Interviews ITNAmerica and ITNSouthernDelaware

June 5, 2017 - Milton, DE – May 24, 2017 - ITNAmerica President Katherine Freund and ITNSouthernDelaware Executive Director Janis Hanwell were interviewed on radio station WGMD 92.7 for Bob Steele’s Out & About program! Click Read More »

ITNAmerica Affiliates Reach Record Milestones Thanks to Volunteer Drivers

April 25, 2017 - Westbrook, ME – April 24, 2017 - “Volunteer driving is like having a conversation in a little rolling living room. Cars are private spaces, with picture windows, upholstery, and piped in music.” That’s how Katherine Read More »

Flashback, Phil Bowhay: Going my way?

April 17, 2017 - One of the better things about not driving anymore — seriously mature, visually impaired, among other things — is the people you meet. Those behind the wheel that pick you up, drive you around and bring you home again, or to Read More »

Augusta Age Friendly Committee looking for business sponsors

April 3, 2017 - From sand buckets for seniors to a community resource guide, the Augusta Age Friendly Committee is engaged with many organizations, initiatives and local events. There is expressed support for constructing benches as a form of Read More »

Augusta forum ponders how seniors will get around when they can no longer drive

March 19, 2017 - AUGUSTA — The vast majority of senior citizens in Maine, where 72 percent of the population doesn’t have access to public transportation, plan to drive until they can’t. But most have no plan for how they’ll get anywhere Read More »

Forbes: How The Story Of One 3-Year-Old Boy Started A Senior Mobility Movement

February 23, 2015 - When my son was 3 years old, he was run over by an 84-year-old driver who said he thought he hit a dog. That was 27 years ago, and even though Ryan survived a traumatic brain injury, for years, I refused to talk about it. But Read More »

AARP Livable Communities: 5 Questions for Katherine Freund

March 18, 2015 - On average, men in the United States outlive their ability to drive by seven years. Women, who generally live longer than men, survive an additional decade beyond their driving years. Since the majority of communities nationwide Read More »

Harvard Health Publications: Stay behind the wheel longer

September 25, 2015 - A driving assessment program can help identify your strengths and weaknesses and suggest ways to improve your driving skills. The sense of freedom and independence that comes with driving is as important at 65 as it is at 16. But Read More »

Katherine Freund, ITNAmerica Founder and President Assembles An Expert Panel for Game Changing Dialogue- Senior Mobility in Transit: Nothing Will Ever Be the Same Again.

January 7, 2016 - Monday, January 11th from 10:15AM-12:00PM Katherine Freud will lead a discussion panel during the 95th annual Transportation Research Board Meeting in Washington, DC. The panel of experts will explore the impact of connectivity as Read More »

Age-Friendly Maine News: ITNCountry and Age Friendly Communities in Maine

June 15, 2016 - For more than 20 years, the Independent Transportation Network has provided door-through-door and arm-through-arm transportation for older people and people with visual impairments in the Greater Portland area. Using both paid and Read More »

ITNMontereyCounty Competitor in USA Today’s “A Community Thrives”

April 13, 2017 - April 12, 2017, Monterey, CA – USA Today Network has launched a grant competition titled, “A Community Thrives” (ACT). National nonprofits have created videos to inform their communities about the amazing work they do, but Read More »

Rural Rides and the New York Times

June 20, 2017 - Mobility is an important issue, one affecting Americans of all stripes. This past weekend the New York Times opinion section printed a piece on the transportation challenges facing communities, particularly rural places, and Read More »

ITNSouthernDelaware featured in Cape Gazette

June 9, 2017 - ITNAmerica’s founder and President Katherine Freund visited ITNSouthernDelaware and her visit was documented by local newspaper, The Cape Gazette. View the June 5, 2017 Cape Gazette here Read More »

ITN offers round-the-clock service

April 10, 2017 - Seniors transportation program eyes expansion throughout Sussex Independent Transportation Network/SouthernDelaware is the only transportation program targeting seniors that offers 24-hour service, seven days a week. The network Read More »

Ride service for elderly, visually impaired back in business

March 29, 2017 - At 87, Jane Watkins of Winter Park still has places to go and people to see. She just doesn’t trust herself to navigate the unnerving highways of Central Florida to get there. Video: Lisa Haynes-Henry talks about the impact  Read More »

Elderly Driver Stats & Car Wrecks

March 23, 2017 - The aging process will to some degree cause physical changes in an elderly driver. One of the contributing factors in many car accidents is driver error, and that includes reaction time. And as people age, they lose the quick Read More »