Driving, Transport (p1):

Driving, cars, buses, scooters, ride sharing, other ways of getting around

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Analysis & Exploration: Driving, Transport

Explorer Discussions: Driving, Transport

I Want to Do My Own Driving Evaluation

Explorer Ron frames the question: "How does one decide whether or not to continue driving?" Should it be one's self, or someone else? .........Read more

Driving at Night, SRC discussion

Older adults experience various challenges with driving at night. This discussion focuses on vision related issues, and includes glare from oncoming headlights on glasses, and the difficulty of avoiding bright LED headlights which can cause adaption problems. .........Read more

Who Decides Whether I Should Still Be Driving?

The Explorer group responds to a controversial question: When should I stop driving in later years, and how should that be decided? .........Read more

Uber and Lyft: Users Like Their Experiences

The group is discussing use of the Uber app, which leads to a series of anecdotes and questions from members .........Read more

Who Prefers a Taxi vs. a Car for Hire?

Explorer Lynn starts the discussion by voicing a preference for the Flywheel taxi smartphone app.  .........Read more

Driving at Night

Asked about barriers to independence, the topic of driving at night was discussed. Using Uber was a popular solution. .........Read more

 

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Useful Products & Resources: Driving, Transport (shared by our Explorers)

 
Roundtrip Medical Transportation
 

Roundtrip Medical Transportation is an Internet based service intended to make ordering non emergency patient transport more convenient by using a network of public and private providers.

 
 
Ride N Care
 

Ride N Care is a ride service designed to provide transportation for elders who would benefit from having a companion to see them safely throughout their trip.

 
 
Senior Rides by GreatCall Lyft
 

GreatCall has teamed with Lyft to offer a ride service using live operators, eliminating the need for a smartphone app.

 
 
Drivesafe Lenses, vision care
 

Zeiss DriveSafe lenses are designed to solve the problems that older adults report while driving at night or adverse weather conditions.

 
 
Routesy transit app
 

Users are saying good things about this free San Francisco transit app which shows a lineup of public transit options arriving at your location in the order of arrival.

 
 
NextBus, interactive bus schedule
 

The NextBus App can be downloaded to iOS or Android devices and tells you when the next bus will be coming on a given route near your location.

 
 
Lyft Concierge
 

Rides to medical care for seniors

 
 
GoGoGrandparent, Standard telephone, service delivery
 

GoGoGrandparent offers tailored senior services via the convenience of a phone call instead of an app for parents who are not smartphone owners or users.

 
 
swivel seat cushion, car mobility aids
 

The swivel seat cushion (from drive medical) assists turning when entering or leaving a vehicle or other stationary seating.

 

 

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