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September 20, 2018

The Oswego County Transportation Coalition (OCTC) Announces the Oswego County Public Transportation Web Site is Now Available


The Oswego County Public Transportation Web Site at  www.forthebus.org

The Oswego County Public Transportation Web Site at www.forthebus.org

The Oswego County Transportation Coalition (OCTC) is proud to announce that the Oswego County Public Transportation Web Site is up and running and available on line at:

www.forthebus.org

The Web Site is a project of the Oswego County Transportation Coalition. Funding for this project was provided through a grant from the New York State DDPC (Developmental Disabilities Planning Council). The grant was administered by OCO, Inc. and Chirello Advertising of Fulton, NY was hired to design the web site.

The web site is part of the “Happy Travels” marketing program which also includes travel training information complete with a Customer Guide booklet and DVD training program, and an informational brochure.

The Web site contains information and links to the OCO, Inc. Transportation web site and the Centro of Oswego County Web Site. Other information on the web site includes using Taxicab services in Oswego County, accessing the DAV Van for Disabled American Veterans, finding out about travel training and information about the Oswego County Transportation Coalition.

The Oswego County Transportation Coalition was established in 2002 by Oswego County Opportunities and the United Way of Greater Oswego County. The Mission of the Oswego County Transportation Coalition is to improve access to community services for all county residents through education and information about county transportation services.

The Government of Oswego County supports the Oswego County Transportation Coalition and their mission. County Government Officials encourage All Residents of Oswego County to:

Learn more about the Public Transportation options that are available
Learn how to access and use the Public Transportation Services
Contact the Public Transportation Providers for more information
Use Public Transportation Services when they can

The Oswego County Transportation Coalition includes representatives from many organizations in Oswego County, including:

ARISE of Oswego County
CENTRO
Mental Health Association of Oswego County
NYS Office of Mental Retardation & Developmental Disabilities, Central New York Developmental Disabilities Services Office, Syracuse
Oswego County Government
DSS (Department of Social Services)
DSS/Mental Hygiene Division
DSS / Office of Employment & Training and the Disabilities Planning Navigator
Office of Community Development, Tourism and Planning
OCO, Inc.
Oswego Health Behavioral Services Division
Oswego Industries
Oswego YMCA
RSVP (Retired Seniors Volunteer Program)
United Way of Oswego County
VESID (NYS Office of Vocational & Educational Services for Individuals with Disabilities)

Anyone interested in learning more about the Oswego County Transportation Coalition should contact Gary Mashaw, Director of the Transportation Services Division at OCO, Inc. He serves as the Chair for the Oswego County Transportation Coalition, and can be reached by phone at: (315)598-4713 ext. 1910 or by e-mail at [email protected]

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