Announcing New Members and Officers to Feonix Board of Directors

Announcing New Members and Officers to Feonix Board of Directors

During its annual board of directors meeting, Feonix – Mobility Rising, a national non-profit dedicated to bringing transportation to people who need it most, elected its officers

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Toyota, AARP Join Forces to Give Older People a Lift — in More Ways Than One

Toyota, AARP Join Forces to Give Older People a Lift — in More Ways Than One

How do you get to where you need to go when driving a vehicle isn’t a viable option? That’s a hurdle that many people — in particular older adults, as well as people with injuries and those who prefer not to drive at night — face daily.

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Feonix Wellness Service Extends into Rural Counties, Where the Rate of Poverty is Up to Twice the State Average

Feonix Wellness Service Extends into Rural Counties, Where the Rate of Poverty is Up to Twice the State Average

Access to transportation can limit the impact of healthcare. Feonix – Mobility Rising, a national nonprofit organization, believes that a lack of transportation should never keep a person from accessing medical care or essentials.

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Feonix – Mobility Rising Awarded $457,000 Michigan Mobility Challenge Grant

Feonix – Mobility Rising Awarded $457,000 Michigan Mobility Challenge Grant

The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) announced today that Feonix – Mobility Rising, in partnership with Ann Arbor Area Transportation Authority, was awarded a $457,000 Michigan Mobility grant for their Feonix Connect project.

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NADTC Community Grants Awarded

NADTC Community Grants Awarded

NADTC community grants are designed to support communities to assess their transportation needs and develop and implement innovations and new models for increasing the availability of accessible transportation services for older adults and people with disabilities, including making effective use of Section 5310 Enhanced Mobility of Seniors and Individuals with Disabilities funds.

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New Service, N4 – Launching Soon!

New Service, N4 – Launching Soon!

In Northern Nevada, twelve counties will soon be connected literally and figuratively, thanks to a new transportation project that will create a mobility network across hundreds of miles. 

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The Importance of Mobility in Addressing Health Equity

The Importance of Mobility in Addressing Health Equity

Author: Valerie Lefler, Executive Director When I was 14 years old, I first discovered the health equity barriers in our society and the role transportation plays in creating them.  But it wasn’t until almost 20 years later that I realized it was going to be my life’s calling to help address these challenges. When a classmate’s mom’s car broke down one day, she lost her job because there were no public transit options that could get her to work.  As jobs were few and far between, my friend and her mom had to move back in with her mom's abusive boyfriend, which led to lifelong emotional and physical scars.  Such stories play out thousands of times a day across our country in both...

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