Boulder Mobility and Access Coalition (MAC) January 10, 2022
Via Mobility- Via is still very busy but continues to offer same day service
Marshall Fire Update:
- Via helped coordinate the transportation for about 200 people during the time of the fire. Additionally, Via coordinated with BVSD to help with transportation for folks using mobility devices. The RTD Flex Ride area has been consolidated so people can get from Lafayette to anywhere in East Boulder. More information on that can be found boco.org/MarshallFireTransportation or www.boco.org/MarshallFireTransportationEspanol.
- There is a Disaster Assistance Center (DAC) in Lafayette at 1755 South Public Rd, Lafayette CO 80026. It’s open from 9am-5pm, seven days a week.
- RTD donated some passes, and the leftover ones were distributed amongst the community to make sure they’re accessible and used.
- If you’re looking for information on how to donate things, visit the Boulder website at https://bouldercolorado.gov/
- There is a resource center at the Flatiron Mall which serves as a master donation center that is state-run. There’s an entrance for those who need services and a separate entrance for those who are dropping stuff off or donating. Distribution and services for affected individuals is available daily from 9am-7pm. Anyone who wants to drop something off can do so between 9am-4pm. They are not accepting any used clothing, bedding, or towels. The site is located at Flatirons Crossing Mall inside the former Nordstrom’s between Macy’s and Dick’s Sporting Goods (21 W Flatiron Crossing Drive, Broomfield CO)
Center for People with Disabilities (CPWD) – They are still meeting with people on an appointment only basis and all meetings are held virtually over the phone. They are hosting peer support groups online and the Veterans program is growing.
The next meeting is Monday, February 14th from 2-4pm via Zoom.