May 29, 2020 (Ohio) – Pickaway County Board of DD is proud to join the Ohio Aging & Disability Transportation Coalition, a group of organizations that aim to educate and inform local and state-level lawmakers on the importance of including transportation in budgets to increase resources and access for Ohioans who are aging and/or with disabilities.
OADTC is launching its “Let’s Go, Ohio!” campaign to bring awareness to the needs, barriers and opportunities for transportation access in the state.
Through this campaign, OADTC will aim to educate and inform community members and lawmakers of the importance of transportation for Ohioans who are aging and with disabilities.
Specifically, OADTC will bring attention the Ohio Mobility Management Program, led by the Ohio Department of Transportation. The program improves mobility access mobility for Ohioans by increasing understanding and awareness of transportation needs, coordinating transportation options and building sustainable and healthy communities by integrating transportation into planning.
The state currently has 28 Mobility Managers who serve 57 counties and is continuing to expand.