4/13/2020 Boulder LCC

  • Location: Microsoft Teams Meeting (virtual)
  • Introductions – 37 in attendance
    • With intros we also spoke about how each of organizations have been affected by COVID-19 and what we’ve been doing to meet needs in our communities
  • Meet every month 2:00pm-4:00pm
    • Even months – Longmont
    • Odd months – Boulder
  • Mission – Overcome transportation gaps in the community
    • Multi-modal education
  • Homeless Solutions for Boulder County – Heidi
    • They have set up a COVID-19 Recovery Center (CRC)
      • Have devoted the Rec Center to this purpose
    • Giving transportation to and from the CRC to the clinics for testing
  • RTD – Chris Quinn
    • Service changes will go into effect this Sunday (4/19)
      • You can find more information on the RTD website
    • Access a Ride is doing grocery deliveries
      • Have had 60 grocery trips so far in April
    • Access a Ride has presumptive eligibility until assessments with Easter Seals can start up again
  • Cultivate – Kristi
    • Doubling enrollment each week!!
      • Still haven’t hit a point where they must reject enrollments
    • Carry-out Caravan – doing grocery trips
      • Expanding to Broomfield site
      • They have partnered with organizations who have devoted property to set up a decontamination site
        • All food is wiped down and put into new decontaminated bags
      • For now, they are not bringing the groceries in and helping to put them away
  • Via – Lisa
    • Paratransit is still available, but mostly they are doing grocery delivery
    • They are also partnering with Children’s Hospital in Broomfield
      • When children need to be transported to Denver hospitals the parents are not allowed to accompany the kids right now
      • Via is helping to transport the parents to the Denver hospitals
    • 1 person per vehicle right now
    • Hosting online community events
  • Mobility 4 All – Angel
    • Have postponed all workshops
      • Rescheduling for the fall
    • Thinking about trying peer to peer Zoom or Google Hangout meetings
    • LiVE program
      • Planned to train other agencies in how to help a rider go through the sign-up process
        • This is also postponed until in-person training can be done
    • RFP for program to get a Longmont FlexRide-like program
      • Aiming for July 1st
      • This project IS still moving forward
    • COVID-19 resources can be found on the Boulder City page
  • Census – Craig
    • This census has a huge value for the next 10 years
    • There are tutorial videos on how to take the online census (includes instructions for the blind and using screen readers)
  • American Cancer Society – Jenn
    • Services ARE paused, but they are continuing to provide resources
    • Information for cancer patients on what to know about COVID-19 can be found on their website: cancer.org
  • NEXT MEETING
    • Monday 5/11/2020
    • Location: possibly still virtual?
    • Time: 2:00pm-4:00pm