What are you doing to forge partnerships?

Posted on May 28, 2010 by Alex Roman - Also by this author

This week, I got a chance to drop in on the Community Transportation Association of America's Expo 2010 in Long Beach, Calif.

There were many topics discussed throughout the show, including how the 2010 Census will impact transportation providers, increasing senior mobility, and identifying the causes and solutions of bus fires.

One constant theme, whether it was during the "Strategies for Forging Partnerships with the Business Sector" session or the "Senior Transportation Innovations" discussion, was forging partnerships and getting every entity involved to sit at the table and find the most appropriate and practical solution for providing transportation to diverse populations.

So, I was wondering. How does your agency reach out and work with some of these groups that provide transportation for sometimes underrepresented groups, such as those that live in rural areas, senior citizens and the disabled?

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