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Community ResourcesGroup education and contract services.
Via’s group education and contract services contribute to a mobile and connected community for everyone. See all Via offers to the community.

Community ResourcesTransportation 101
Offered at senior centers and other group settings, this presentation provides an overview of transportation options available in local communities.

Contact:  Barb Borg at 303-447-2848 ext. 1047 or bborg@viacolorado.org.

Disability Awareness, Education and Advocacy
Via takes disability rights, and relationships, seriously. As part of our commitment to community outreach, our team is available to make presentations covering:

  • Travel Rights Mandated by the American with Disabilities Act
  • Ensuring an Accessible Community for People with Mobility Limitations
  • Disability Awareness: Respectful Language, People First
  • Train the Trainer: Setting up Your Own Travel Training Program
  • Overview of Disabilities for Travel Trainers
  • Safety First

Contact:  Susan Unger at  303-447-2848 ext 1048 or sunger@viacolorado.org.

Volunteer Driver Safety Training
Via offers group training for volunteer drivers associated with local nonprofit or service organizations.  The training covers basic passenger assistance techniques, disability awareness, defensive driving and safe transport of people with mobility limitations.

Contact:  Dale Binkley at 303-447-2848 ext. 1006 or dbinkley@viacolorado.org.

The Climb – Sustainable Rural Transportation
The Climb operates a regularly scheduled bus service Monday-Friday currently serving the Four Mile Canyon, Gold Hill and Ward mountain communities in Boulder County. The Climb provides sustainable subsidized transportation to lower the cost and environmental impact of commuting. For more information:  www.the-climb.org.

Human Service Collaborations
Via partners with nonprofit organizations to coordinate and expand transportation options for vulnerable populations, including:

  • The Boulder Shelter for the Homeless
  • Boulder County Care Connect – Medical Mobility Volunteer Driver Collaboration
  • Bridge House
  • Local Human Services Transportation Coordinating Councils
  • Boulder County Jail

Contact:   303-447-2848 ext. 1056

Special Contracts
Via is available on a per-hour contract basis to provide affordable group transportation, prioritizing nonprofit, mission-aligned organizations serving older adults, people with disabilities, or those living with mobility limitations, as well as Via’s organizational funding partners. Additional groups may be authorized on a case-by-case basis.

Contact:  Barb Borg at 303-447-2848 ext. 1047 or bborg@viacolorado.org.

Conference Room Use
Via’s Hoover Family Conference Center and other meeting rooms are available for nonprofit organizations and Via’s funding partners.  Conference Room Guidelines

Social Enterprise and Earned Income Contracts
Via operates on a social enterprise business model, utilizing earned-income contracts to support our core mission services. Via currently operates the HOP, Access-a-Ride and Call-n-Ride transportation services under contractual relationships with the city of Boulder, University of Colorado-Boulder and RTD. (more)