ODSAW and The Safety is Golden Mobility Fair 2016

The beginning of December brings more than just the holiday season. It also marks the annual Older Driver Safety Awareness Week (ODSAW) developed by the American Occupational Therapy Association. The week, December 5-9, highlights the importance of providing comprehensive mobility and transportation options to ensuring older adults remain active in their communities. The aim is…

Older Americans Month

Today concludes not only the month of May but what is known as Older Americans Month. The Administration for Community Living along with the Administration on Aging celebrate our nations older Americans each May to encourage individuals, communities, and programs to share what older adults have to say. This year’s theme, Age Out Loud, was…

You Hold the Keys to Your Transportation Future

What an empowering thought it is to know that whether you drive, walk, ride transit, or bike, you can create your own transportation plan that suites your needs. The ability to get to the places you like to go regardless of your situation can be achieved by a bit of planning, some community resources, and…

Transit is Golden in Alachua County

This May, the older adults of Alachua County were introduced to the Transit is Golden Safety Event. This event was developed by the Safe Mobility for Life Coalition and the Florida Public Transportation Association (FPTA) to celebrate and showcase local public transportation options as a safe way for older Floridians to leave the keys behind…

The Top U.S. Cities for Self-Driving Car

The Top U.S. Cities for Self-Driving Cars | Fortune.com http://ow.ly/rC5830bzbJE There is so much more to autonomous vehicles than originally imagined. The Top U.S. Cities for Self-Driving Cars explores data to target where these vehicles are going to have the greatest impact, including areas with higher concentrations of residents over 65 years of age. So…

A new survey by AAA finds that 54 percen

A new survey by AAA finds that 54 percent of drivers said they feel less safe at the thought of sharing the road with a driver-less vehicle… but what about sharing the sidewalk? Co-founders of Skype create a new kind of delivery man. The kind that moves on wheels and heeds all traffic signals. You…