Fox Valley Advocacy Coalition: Serving People with Disabilities and the Elderly in Northeast Wisconsin and the Fox Valley


  • Technology is moving forward and autonomous vehicles might be the future for public transit. There are 2 events in Madison Wisconsin on this topic.
    April 24 & April 25
    The first event on this topic is a demonstration of an automated vehicle at the UW-Madison campus. This event is attendees a chance to ride an automated shuttle and asked vehicle researchers questions.
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    April 25 (RSVP by April 23)
    This is an event for transportation agencies and services. From the flyer,”…autonomous vehicles (AV), connected vehicles (CV), electric vehicles (EV) and shared use … + Read More

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    Was the temperature The Wisconsin riders alliance is having their annual meeting on transit in Madison, Wisconsin.
    The Wisconsin Transit Riders Alliance is a growing statewide federation of transit riders and supporters working to improve transit across Wisconsin.

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    Transportation for people with disabilities is inadequate throughout Wisconsin. Many People with Disabilities can’t afford their own transportation. Many times people with disabilities are limited to their own county or town. Sometimes the transportation service doesn’t run evenings or weekends. People with disabilities have been left stranded because they simply weren’t quick enough to get out to their ride in cold weather. Also, transportation can be up to an hour early or an hour late for the appointment which makes it difficult to plan a ride.
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  • Friday, May 5th, 2017 11:00 AM-3:00 PM,  Wellness Booths 11 am-2 pm

    920 North Westhill Blvd., Appleton, WI
    Accessible Valley Transit Bus 15 at location 28 minutes after the hour

    Power Wheelchairs, Manual Wheelchairs, and Scooters Welcome!
    Free Admission Includes:
    Wheelchair Wash & Safety Inspection
    Lunch (2 meal tickets: Additional tickets $5)
    Door Prizes
    Wellness booths
    Weight Checks (CNA Assisted Transfers)

    Register with Making TheRide Happen 920-225-1719
    **Large groups must register in advance.
    **Walkins may experience a longer wait time.

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    The Hand Winnebago County Wheelchair Wash

    Come join us for music, food, and a clean/inspected chair.
    Friday, June 22 10:00am-2:00pm
    Oshkosh North High School
    West Parking Lot, 1100 W Smith Avenue, Oshkosh

    Register through Making the Ride Happen at 920-225-1719 or
    **Walkins may experience a longer wait time.

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