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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 »

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 »

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 »

ITN Press Releases

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 »

Sixty-day storytelling road trip personifies transportation situation of aging and visually impaired Americans

June 10, 2015 - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 9, 2015 CONTACT: Lisa Wolff, Marketing and Communications Manager 207-591-6942 | lisa.wolff@itnamerica.org Sixty-day storytelling road trip personifies transportation situation of aging and visually Read More »

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ITN in the Press

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 »

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 »

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 »

The Californian: ITN Monterey County awarded matching grant

February 12, 2016 - The Independent Transportation Network Monterey County has been awarded a $10,000 matching grant from the Harden Foundation. All donations will be matched dollar for dollar up to $10,000. The purpose of the grant is to continue Read More »

The Californian: We Could Car Less: Rides for the blind and elderly

February 12, 2016 - Jon Brandt of Salinas gives rides in his car to elderly or blind people who cannot drive. Brandt is a volunteer driver for the Independent Transportation Network (ITN) that provides more than 270 automobile rides a week in Read More »

CapeGazette.com: Westminster Presbyterian contracts with ITN Southern Delaware

January 26, 2016 - Westminster Presbyterian Church has contracted with Independent Transportation Network Southern Delaware to provide transportation for any church member to and from any church service or event. ITN Southern Delaware recently began Read More »

Lexington Herald Leader: Tom Eblen: Non-profit transportation network celebrates 50,000 rides in seven years

January 26, 2016 - Ruth Mercer hasn’t been able to drive for some time, so when doctors last spring told her husband, Jerry, that he should quit driving, she was concerned how they would get around. The couple recently gave up their home of 43 Read More »

CapeGazette.com: Senior transportation co-op is on the road

December 14, 2015 - Thanks to volunteer driver Cathy Taylor, ITN Southern Delaware’s first official ride went off without a hitch. Taylor picked up Jack Refsnider at his Rehoboth home for a scheduled appointment Dec. 2. She also volunteered to Read More »

Road Warrior: Volunteer ride service is in high demand in Bergen County

December 7, 2015 - Almost everybody knows Bergen County’s senior population is huge, but nobody was certain that a recently launched low-cost, volunteer ride service designed specifically for the elderly and visually impaired would succeed. Read More »

CapeGazette.com: ITNSouthernDelaware co-op member trades car for credit toward ride services

November 18, 2015 - When Carol DeCatur found out she could trade the value of her car for credit toward future ride services, she immediately called ITNSouthernDelaware. Although DeCatur still drives, she said, “Two cars in the garage is one Read More »

Monterey Herald: Liza Horvath, Senior Advocate: Driving options for seniors

November 10, 2015 - Seniors, generally speaking, are not early adopters of new technology. While many older folks may be using email, Facebook or a smartphone, most are of the “why bother” mindset and resist new inventions. There is, however, one Read More »