Transportation Information for Seniors
A Guide to Mobility and Independence (8th edition, 2017-18)
Senior's Transportation Information Hubs Eleven locations in Edmonton where you can pick up information about driving, retiring from driving, using buses and taxis, and assisted transportation services for seniors
Seniors Transportation Information: A handy list with links to resources for drivers, Edmonton Transit Services programs/services and alternative transportation options.
Seniors Driving Portal contains information on assessing driving skills, renewing a driver’s license, modifying driving habits because of changing abilities, tips for managing challenging driving conditions, etc. (Canadian Automobile Association)
Older Drivers website (National Institute on Aging)
SafeRoads: Information for drivers (Government of Alberta)
Nominate a volunteer driver for the Driving Angel Recognition Program offered by the Alberta Motor Association
Information for Transportation Providers
The Assisted Transportation Network Alberta (ATN Alberta) community of practice offers resources, collaboration and networking for individuals and organizations interested in implementing, expanding, and/or improving an assisted transportation service.
Building a Sustainable Assisted Transportation Service: A Collaborative Approach (ESCC, 2018) Report on exploration of issues surrounding assisted transportation services in and around Edmonton and potential of collaborations to address the issues. Summaries of Lessons Learned and Promising Practices.
The Transportation Toolkit for the Implementation of Alternate Transportation for Seniors in Alberta (Medically At-Risk Driver Centre, 2016) provides information and resources to help communities successfully develop and implement sustainable, responsive models of alternate transportation services for seniors
An In-Depth Analysis of Ride-Scheduling Software Programs for Use by Community-Based Organizations Providing Alternate Transportation Services to Seniors (Medically At-Risk Driver Centre for ESCC, 2014)
Insurance Requirements for Volunteer Drivers and Community-Based Organizations Providing Transportation to Seniors: Myths and Facts (ESCC, Medically at-Risk Driver Centre, and Insurance Bureau of Canada)
Medically At-Risk Driver Centre (MARD) conducts research, education and implementation of solutions concerning medically-at risk drivers and aging-related issues
National Blueprint for Injury Prevention in Older Drivers (Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists, 2009)
A Guide for Drivers of Seniors and Persons With Disabilities (1996)
Seniors Transportation Roundtable Report (2006)
ESCC Alternate Transportation Services Provision Report (2009)
Seniors on the Go (Edmonton Transit) combines instruction with community-based field trips on ETS buses and trains to familiarize seniors with public transit options, services and features to help them become confident independent public transit users. Recreational, social and residential seniors groups are eligible to apply.