October 1, 2020 (Columbus, OH) – The Ohio Aging and Disability Transportation Coalition (OADTC) will host a series of webinars in October on issues surrounding transportation equity designed to inform Ohioans who are aging and with disabilities on work around equity and access.
The webinars will cover the following topics:
.Tuesday, October 6, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM EST – Leveraging New Transportation Programs and Grant Opportunities to Bridge the Gap for Persons with Disabilities
Featured Speakers: Molly Black, Community Navigation Trainer and Coach at United Way of Greater Cleveland and Kierra Branch, Ohio Department of Transportation’s (ODOT) 5310 Program.
.Wednesday, October 14, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM EST – Impact that Transit has on Access to Economic Opportunities for Persons with Disabilities and Identifying Barriers
Featured Speakers: Joshua Malloy, Community Organizer with Pittsburghers for Public Transit and Kevin Flynn, retired attorney.
.Tuesday, October 20, 10:30 AM- 11:30 AM EST – Unmet Needs in Transportation Services for Senior and Disabled Populations; Occupational Therapy’s Role in Senior Safe Mobility Disabilities
Featured Speakers: Elin Schold Davis, Practice Associate & Manager Community Access, The American Occupational Therapy Association Manager: (AOTA) Older Driver Initiative, and Deb Hill, Transit Planner at OMEGA, the Ohio Mid-Eastern Governments Association.
Registration is open and available here: https://www.eventbrite.com