Forum on transportation alternatives for seniors and people with disabilities set for May 19
information from the West Seattle Transportation Coalition
The West Seattle Transportation Coalition is sponsoring a public forum May 19 at the West Seattle Senior Center on transportation alternatives for seniors and people with disabilities to learn more about the various options available to anyone driving less often because they are apprehensive while doing so.
The questions that will be addressed include:
• Why do seniors seek alternatives to driving their own cars?
• Which transportation resources are available beyond friends and family for seniors and people with disabilities?
Do you (or a loved one) have these ailments that can hinder driving?
- Macular degeneraion
- Bad knees
- Night vision impairments
- Neck arthritis
- Lost height so you can’t see over the wheel
- Memory issues
Former Mayor Greg Nickels, Introduction
Transportation Choices Coalition —
Rachel Lobo, Education and Outreach Manager
King County Metro —
Don Okazaki, Transportation Administrator, Accessible Services
Sound Generations —
Walt Washington, Transportation Programs Director
Catholic Communities Services —
Hollianne Monson, Transportation Program Manager
Hopelink Travel Programs —
David Lynch, Mobility Management Program Manager
The Future of Mobility —
Jackson Taylor, Uber
Saturday, May 19th, 2018 from 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Held at the Senior Center of West Seattle, 4217 SW Oregon Street
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