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Nonprofit Transport Network to Serve Elders, Visually Impaired [ITNGreaterBoston]

February 16, 2012

February 14, 2012 — A new, community-based, nonprofit transportation network for adults age 60 and older and visually-impaired individuals, called iTNGreaterBoston, debuted in Boston and seven communities, from Brookline to Ashland, last week.

iTNGreaterBoston matches older adults who are unable or no longer want to drive, with volunteer drivers from their own communities. Carefully screened drivers provide door-through -door rides in their own or donated cars, providing an affordable, flexible mode of transport for seniors often reliant solely on family members when public transportation is not accessible.

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