Transportation Options for Seniors to be Presented at Livermore Community Center on April 28th

LIVERMORE, Calif., March 19, 2015 – Changes in transportation resources require public updates from time to time, so all agencies assisting our seniors in the Tri-Valley will be out to keep them updated on April 28th,2015 from 10am until Noon in the Palo Verde Room at the Livermore Community Center located at 4444 East Avenue in Livermore, CA.

Agencies including Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART), Livermore Amador Valley Transit Authority (LAVTA), operator of Wheels bus service, and the Community Resources for Independent Living (CRIL) will present an array of transportation services available to seniors and the disabled.  Agencies will be offering assistance with travel training which showcases how best to board available public transportation services.  Senior Clipper Cards will also be issued at the event, free of charge and attendees will learn how to use the cards on the system.

New services and upcoming events will be highlighted as well an opportunity to sign-up for a group field trip traveling on board both the WHEELS bus and BART systems.

Wheels is an excellent way to build a cleaner, healthier and less congested community. For additional information, visit us online at www.wheelsbus.com., or call (925) 455-7555.

About the Livermore Amador Valley Transit Authority

The Livermore Amador Valley Transit Authority (LAVTA) is the provider of the Wheels fixed bus routes and paratransit service in the Tri Valley area. LAVTA was founded in 1985 by the cities of Dublin, Livermore and Pleasanton and Alameda County to serve the community’s transit needs and interests. LAVTA’s mission is to provide equal access to a variety of safe, customer oriented, reliable, and affordable public transportation choices, increasing the mobility and improving the quality of life of those who live, work in or visit the Tri Valley.

LAVTA supports environmental sustainability by eliminating thousands of car trips off local roads, easing traffic congestion and helping to keep the air clean in Tri-Valley. We are able to continually provide services through the support of federal, state and local funding, including Alameda County’s Measure B. LAVTA serves nearly 2 million customers a year with our Wheels fixed bus routes and our paratransit services.

Follow LAVTA on twitter @wheelsbus and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/wheelsbus or visit our webpage www.wheelsbus.com for more information.