Mandate of our Transportation Committee
- Home 4 Good has unpdated the Bayfield without Wheels brochure first published in 2016. Thank you to graphic designer Tammy Hopper, to Precision Print in Goderich, to the Bayfield Chamber of Commerce for paying for printing, and to members of the Transportation Committee for assembling and checking content. Details from this brochure follow under Transportation Options, Businesses that Deliver, (including Food for You) and Community Groups offering Rides.
- Ride sharing is an option forthose not driving their own vehicle or with room intheir vehicle for a passenger. The regional ride sharing program operated by a group of municipalities in our area allows you to sign up as either a passenger or as a driver.
- Home 4 Good is working with Huron Shores Transportation Committee on the feasibility of a public bus system in our area. We have attended a meeting and written a letter of support. Watch this space.
- Home 4 Good is working with other community organizations to improve Bayfield’s walkability. We hope to see a pedestrian path and/or bicycle path to Foodland.
- Driverless cars are predicted to dominate the transportation landscape over the next ten years. This will help us solve our transportation problems as we age.
Resources for Older Drivers
- This booklet describes Ontario’s programme for drivers over age 80, and includes safe driving tips. How’s Your Driving: Safe Driving for Seniors.
- This booklet contains advice fon safe winter driving in Ontario. Winter Driving: Be Prepared, be Safe!
- The Acid Test can be used to think about whether its time to hang up your keys.
- This resource may help those faced with losing a driving license, or with family members facing this possibility. Driving and dementia toolkit for patients and caregivers.
- Home4Good’s letter of April 21st 2017 to the Parliamentary Committee: Letter re Bill 65 from Home4Good