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The mobility concerns of older adults and people with disabilities are shifting from traveling to community resources like senior centers and the beauty parlor to acquiring vital resources like groceries during this time of social distancing and isolation. As the COVID-19 pandemic progresses, Via is quickly adapting to meet our community’s changing needs, including but not limited to:
- Via is collaborating with the Boulder County Farmers Market to make sure that at-risk and isolated residents have access to fresh food.
- Via is delivering emergency bags of food to:
- While The Cancer Society has to temporarily stop its volunteer driver program for providing cancer patients with trips to treatments, Via is providing some those trips. We’ve also contacted local cancer treatment facilities and asked them to refer patients who need transportation to Via.
Via Paratransit is still running, and providing accessible trips for older adults and people with disabilities to vital community resources like health care facilities. Plus, they’re waiving fares until the end of April.
Learn more about what steps we are taking to keep passengers safe at viacolorado.org/covid-19.
Essential Transportation Services are available to support our community.
To learn more about contracting with Via to address your urgent needs, please contact Lisa Bitzer, Director of Paratransit & Mobility Services, by phone at 303-725-4160 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.