UPDATE: Significant developments have emerged in the story of this ride-hailing company. See the Boston Globe or Patch for details. We may be seeing some movement on the planned launch of the innovative Safr ride-hailing app, which is very similar to other ride-hailing apps like Uber or Lyft but will
On August 2, 2016, On Point radio’s Sascha Pfeiffer hosted an excellent 45-minute program entitled “Designing Communities For An Aging America.”
As of September 1st, 2016, a few changes will take place at the MBTA Charlie Card Store at the Downtown Crossing T station. Please note! If you need help with your MBTA reduced fare Charlie Card or have questions about these cards, please call (617) 222-3200. TTY users can call (617) 222-5854 or
We received a message recently from a senior who had been using the Uber smartphone app to hail rides around town.
Are you worried that giving up your driver’s license will leave you without legal identification? Fear not! Seniors who do not have a Massachusetts driver’s license can get a Massachusetts ID card from the Registry of Motor Vehicles. Massachusetts ID cards look similar to driver’s licenses; however, they do not extend any driving privileges. This
Please note: The text for this article is taken from a press release issued on 12 July 2016 by the Boston Region Metropolitan Planning Organization. The Boston Region Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) has released an amendment to its Long-Range Transportation Plan (LRTP), Charting Progress to 2040, for a 30-day public-review period,
Join MassMobility at their next forum on volunteer driver programs on July 19! The agenda will include a discussion about using software to schedule rides, as well as discussions about liability and insurance options.
On June 16th, 2016, five panelists gathered at the Brookline Senior Center to share with the public their expertise and experienced getting around without driving. The panelists all use a combination of various options, including walking, cycling, taking the T, riding the bus, using The RIDE, and using ride-hailing apps
The bright folks at the MIT AgeLab invite you to participate in a new survey on your preferences and opinions regarding automated driving technology. The survey will take less than ten minutes and is an important part of a larger study focused on understanding the impact of emerging safety technologies
“Driving retirement” is similar to retirement from work or any other life transition. Change is always hard, and each change brings with it its own set of not only challenges, but also rewards.