STC RECEIVES FEDERAL AWARD TO EXPAND TRANSPORTATION SERVICES

CLEVELAND – February 2, 2017 – Senior Transportation Connection (STC) is one of six programs in the U.S. selected by The National Aging and Disability Transportation Center (NADTC) to develop practical, sustainable innovations in accessible transportation. The competitive award of $50,000 will help to create an evening and weekend transportation service for residents of North […]

ROSE CENTERS PASSENGERS RIDE WITH STC

CLEVELAND – January 10, 2017 – Senior Transportation Connection (STC) will provide transportation for seniors attending programs at the Rose Centers for Aging Well, effective Feb. 1, 2017. About 250 senior adults rely upon transportation to participate in congregate meals, social, health and wellness programming Monday through Friday at the following Cleveland and East Cleveland […]

An Intern’s perspective on access, planning & technology for transportation

“For many individuals in Greater Cleveland, one of life’s most pressing questions is, “How am I going to get there?” For the older adult population and those with disabilities, that question becomes more difficult to answer.” Intern Rachel Szeles talks about her experiences learning about transportation for seniors. Learn more in her Cleveland Foundation Blog post. Her work will […]

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Senior Transportation Connection rolls on with 10th anniversary

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Janice Dzigiel of Senior Transportation Connection keeps our town on the go

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Enhancing The Lives Of Senior and Disabled Residents

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Community fundraiser: Lyndhurst Mayor Cicero to be honored at STC event

The News-Herald  Community fundraiser: Lyndhurst Mayor Cicero to be honored at STC event Wednesday, September 2, 2015 Senior Transportation Connection (STC) will celebrate its 10th anniversary of providing transportation to older adults in Cuyahoga County on Oct. 15 with its first gala dinner. The event honors retiring Lyndhurst Mayor Joe Cicero, a founding STC board member […]

Senior Transportation connection executive director featured in plain Dealer’s “My Cleveland”

So what’s Senior Transportation about? We provide transport to adults 60 and older. We serve Cleveland, 26 suburbs and a number of nonprofits. We’re doing 500 trips a day on average and about 7,000 riders in the year. Older adults need to get around. Oftentimes, they don’t have children nearby or, like my parents, they […]

SENIOR TRANSPORTATION CONNECTION CELEBRATES ITS ONE MILLIONTH PASSENGER

A prime highlight of the Senior Transportation Connection (STC) tenth anniversary year occurred Oct. 6, when Daniel Biada became STC’ one millionth passenger – and it was his very first ride with STC! Mr. Biada lives in North Olmsted, which has partnered with the not-for-profit organization since 2009. ‘This is an especially meaningful milestone, as […]

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STC Serves Rose Centers Passengers

STC will provide transportation for seniors attending programs at the Rose Centers for Aging Well, effective Feb. 1, 2017. About 250 senior adults rely upon transportation to participate in congregate meals, social, health and wellness programming Monday through Friday at the following Cleveland and East Cleveland Rose Center locations:
  • Ernest J. Bohn, 1667 Ansel Rd., 216.373.1913
  • Gunning Park, 16700 Puritas Rd., 216.373.1917
  • King Kennedy, 2501 East 59th St.. 216.373.1918
  • East Cleveland, 16200 Euclid Ave., 216.373.1919
  • Paul W. Alandt Lakeshore, 6600 Lakeshore Blvd. 216.373.1915
STC will also provide transportation for special outings for center participants and expects to deliver about 15,000 trips during the year.  Older adults seeking transportation to Rose Centers location should contact their local Rose Center directly to obtain qualifications and details. “STC is pleased to provide access to the quality services the Rose Centers offer,” said Janice Dzigiel, STC executive director. “Our purpose is to be a critical ‘connection-maker’ for seniors who do not drive and need access services like STC to stay active. One third of our passengers rely upon a wheelchair, walker or cane. Not only do our vehicles accommodate them in comfort, our drivers are trained to offer the appropriate customer service and assistance.” The Rose Centers for Aging Well LLC, a subsidiary of the Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging, provides meals to homebound seniors and in neighborhood centers and offers social, health and wellness programs to seniors in the community. “When agencies of the Rose Centers’ caliber partner with STC, it validates the quality of reliability of our services,” Dzigiel said.