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Montgomery County to Offer Zoom Learning Session on Transportation Options for Older Adults and Adults with Disabilities on Wednesday, Nov. 18

For Immediate Release: Monday, November 16, 2020

Montgomery County’s Department of Transportation (MCDOT) and the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) on Wednesday, Nov. 18, will hold an online session about the many transportation options and resources available to older residents and adults with disabilities. The virtual session will be presented from 4:30-5:30 p.m. via Zoom.

After the one-hour presentation, representatives will answer questions from 5:30-6 p.m.

Representatives from MCDOT and DHHS will be joined in the session by their partners from the Jewish Council for the Aging’s Connect-A-Ride program. The session will focus on transportation resources provided by County government and other providers. Information also will concentrate on changes in transportation options and safety practices that were made due to the COVID-19 health crisis.

The conversation will provide seniors with the information needed to make essential trips by themselves. It also will address options available to access services in the safest, most affordable and most convenient ways.

Transportation resources covered will include those provided by the County and the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA), as well as private providers, nonprofit organizations, volunteer transportation providers and taxis.

To participate in the Zoom session, Click here to join.

  • Meeting ID: 916 6676 5222.
  • Passcode: 828741.
  • One tap mobile.
  • Call 301-715-8292 and use Meeting ID and passcode from above.

For questions in advance of the program, interested participants can contact:

Participants are encouraged to send questions in advance of the meeting to inform the organizers about topics of interest to be included on Nov. 18.

For ongoing transportation information, follow @MCDOTNow on Twitter, visit the department website at montgomerycountymd.gov/mcdot, subscribe to MCDOT news releases or subscribe to MCDOT’s ‘Go Montgomery!’ newsletter.

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Release ID: 20-699
Media Contact: Hannah Henn 240-777-8389