Via is a private, nonprofit organization that provides customers with transportation and mobility options that enable them to live a more self-sufficient and independent life.
We believe all people have a right to easily access the transportation and mobility options they need to enhance their independence and quality of life.
Via is based in Boulder, Colorado. We serve people living with mobility limitations, and their families, in the Boulder-Denver metro area.
When a child at a friend’s party found a gun and accidentally fired it, the bullet severed Debbie Noel’s spine and left her partially paralyzed. For over 20 years, Debbie continued to work, raise two children, and even drive an adapted car. But about five years ago, she had to give up driving because she could no longer balance herself and drive. She needed to stay in her wheelchair when riding in a vehicle.
Debbie’s daughter lived in Colorado. She is a nurse, wife, and mother. Debbie was facing multiple surgeries and wanted to live closer to family. Her granddaughter Serafina was about two years old when Debbie moved to Longmont.
Debbie soon connected with Via Mobility Services. “They were wonderful about helping me get to doctor appointments and other meetings. The driver would come to my door, guide me down my ramp and help me get on the Via bus with the assistance of a lift.”Continue Reading
Your gift provides a lifeline and fosters independence and self-sufficiency for those in our community facing mobility limitations.
When you feel it may no longer be safe for loved ones to get behind the wheel of a vehicle, taking the keys away without explanation is seldom the best approach.
Become a volunteer driver for Via. As a volunteer, you will help people with mobility challenges maintain their independence and connections to the community.
Travel training is your link to independent travel.
When her son Chris expressed interest in working with Project SEARCH, Carol was apprehensive. “[Chris] first heard about Project SEARCH during a high school counseling meeting. He was excited, but we live in Golden, and the internship is in Aurora,” said Carol.
With patience and practice, you can safely, confidently, and independently use accessible public transportation to expand your travel options. We’ll be with you every step along the way.Read More
A community transit agency serving Boulder County since 1979, Via aims to harness the power of community engagement.
We want partners who will help us find transit solutions.
There are many ways that you can get involved.Learn More