The increased fatal crash risk among older drivers is largely due to their increased susceptibility to injury, particularly chest injuries, frailty, and medical complications. With aging, we may not be able to withstand the physical trauma associated with an automobile accident. Did you know that in a two-car fatal collision, where one driver is 70 [...]
Area Agency on Aging Partnering with RTA to Provide Free Rides for Seniors In celebration of Older Americans Month in May, the Area Agency on Aging 3 and Lima Allen County RTA are partnering to provide free bus rides for seniors. Anyone who is sixty years of age and older can ride the fixed route [...]
Transportation providers interested in contracting to provide services for the FIND A RIDE program in 2018 and 2019 can access the Request for Proposal here. Please note that applications are due no later than May 5, 2017 at noon.
Please make plans to attend the Bridging the Gap- Minority Health and Wellness Expo this Saturday, April 1st, 2017. There are over 40 vendors expected to discuss topics such as infant mortality, cancer prevention, dementia, diabetes, and much, much more. There will be door prizes, Zumba classes, and food as well. The Allen County RTA will [...]
Because Lima/Allen County has seen an increase in pedestrian fatalities over the past few years, a new active transportation group dedicated to active transportation safety has formed from the Safe Community Coalition. The group will be introduced as “MOVESafe Allen County” this coming Monday, March 20 at 1:30 p.m. – during a media event on [...]
The Hardin County Health Department is developing its CHIP (Community Health Improvement Plan) and wants to know your thoughts on the quality of life in Hardin County. If you live in Hardin County please click here to take the survey. It is only twelve questions and will take 2-3 minutes to complete. Thank you for [...]
Through House Bill 154, Ohio is now one of 38 states that specify a mandatory minimum distance when passing bicyclists. A minimum distance law seeks to ensure that motor vehicles allow adequate space to avoid sideswiping bicyclists or causing them to over correct to avoid a vehicle. Previously, the law only required that motorists observe [...]
Van Wert County, OH — Today, United Way of Van Wert County, the Van Wert County Department of Health, and the Van Wert County Hospital announce their partnership with Liberty in order to improve rural transportation options within the county. This partnership will provide new solutions to the transportation challenges faced by the residents of [...]