Collaboration with Transportation Options has helped families eliminate barriers and get to employment and child care. It has empowered them to get a job or get out in the community, get groceries. Over 90 percent of our families are fleeing domestic violence or have experienced family violence during their lifetimes. Gaining skills of self-sufficiency is really important for them. Being able to be independent, and having support while they are learning how to do that, has been vital.
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In the midst of a serious snowstorm, the 2016 Winter Cycling Congress was held in the Twin Cities—and the US—for the first time ever. One big theme stood out for TLC staff. But if bicycling is more than riding a bike, what is it?
Jimmy was motivated to reduce his transportation expenses and expand his options for getting around town. With help from TLC's Transportation Options program, the opportunity to own a bike put him on the path to year-round cycling.
In the past year, TLC has been proud to help Hawa and other Transportation Options program participants overcome transportation challenges. Their experiences reinforce just how empowering and transformative access to good multimodal options can be.