• Location: Microsoft Teams Meeting (virtual)
  • Introductions – 46 in attendance
  • Meet every month 2:00pm-4:00pm
    • Even months – Longmont
    • Odd months – Boulder
  • Mission – Overcome transportation gaps in the community
    • Multi-modal education
  • LCC updates
    • Aidan Johan – new to Mobility 4 All team
    • COVID-19 is changing how people travel
      • They have new needs
      • This and BLM movement are exposing inequities
  • DRMAC Update
    • Transit Options page – what it is and how to use it
    • Uber Codes program w/ Q&A
  • Ego Car Share
    • 2-pronged approach
      • Mission based – focusing on education, outreach, advocacy on non-SOV (Single Occupancy Vehicles)
      • Fleet of 50 vehicles between Boulder & Denver
        • Where vehicles are housed – want it to be complimentary to transportation near by
    • Have taken a massive hit due to COVID-19
      • People are shying away from ride-share
      • They are finding out they are a lifeline for lower income, older adults, affordable housing communities
  • Cultivate
    • Have given about 240 rides from March – June
      • A lot less than normal
    • Carry-out-caravan has been going really well
      • 3x the clients from March to now
  • ZTrip Voucher Program
    • Started in April
    • For people without alternative transportation
    • Service area
      • Purpose is to help where buses no longer run
      • Lyons to Boulder
      • Lyons to Longmont
      • NOT Boulder to Longmont
    • So far 100 vouchers have been given out and used
      • Mostly trips to work & medical appointments
    • Available for Lyons residents and those working in Lyons
      • Want them to be widely available
    • Available at
      • Town Hall
      • Emergency assistance food bank
      • Caseworkers at AAA & Hours Center
    • One-way ride has $45 value
  • Mobility for All
    • June – program evaluation & strategic planning
    • July – prioritizing the rescheduling of technology workshops
  • Lafayette On Demand Service
    • New transit service – was identified from a needs assessment
    • Purpose is to fill in gaps of FlexRide
    • To start there will be 1 vehicle operated by Via
      • Chosen because clients are familiar with service
      • Will utilize Via’s call center and their web-based service & mobile app
    • FARE FREE!!
    • Will operate 7 days a week – 7am-8pm
    • Open to public, but focusing service to help older adults, people w/ disabilities, and people w/ low income
    • Service area will be Lafayette
      • Only have 1 vehicle to inter-town transportation would be difficult
      • Looking to expand or join FlexRide service areas after gathering some initial data
    • Funding
      • 50% – DRCOG HST grant
      • 50% – Boulder County transit & trails sales tax
      • Will be applying for a 2nd year of funding as it often takes awhile for people to recognize a new service and get used to using it
    • Goal is to start services mid-July
  • RTD updates
    • Access a Ride is resuming evaluations at this time
    • Full update to be given at July meeting
  • Via
    • 120-150 trips per day being given
      • This is slowly increasing, but still lower than normal
    • Mainly delivering groceries
      • Hoping to keep this service available even as things start to open up
    • 2020 Ridership survey
      • 17% response rate
      • Respondents primarily live in Boulder and Longmont
      • Respondents primarily 70+ demographic
      • 44% of respondents use the Via service at least once per week
      • Saw that Door-through-door service is essential
      • Respondents happiest with the drivers, most unhappy about not having the pickup time options they want and limited night and weekend services
      • #1 thing respondents would like to see in the future is same day ride requests and #2 is weekend and night service
  • NEXT MEETING
    • Monday 7/13/2020
    • Location: virtual (Microsoft Teams)
    • Time: 2:00pm-4:00pm