WTS Award

Jan 27, 2012Featured Articles


Arun Prem, Executive Director
Full Access and Coordinated Transportation (FACT)
600 Mission Avenue
Oceanside, CA 92054
Phone: 760.754.1252
Fax: 760.757.3226

Full Access & Coordinated Transportation (FACT) Wins Women’s Transportation Seminar’s (WTS) Innovative Solutions Award

WTS SAN DIEGO, CA. September 19th, 2011 — WTS has selected Full Access and Coordinated Transportation, Inc. (FACT) as the San Diego 2011 Innovative Transportation Solutions (small program) winner. FACT was acknowledged for its One Click/One Call transportation information program called STRIDE. STRIDE is accessible via the web at www.stridesd.org and contains a list of approximately 148 public, private and social services transportation programs. Riders can use the search engine, STRIDE, to easily seek out the best transportation options that fits rider’s specific, individual needs. This service is also available through a toll free number, (888) 924-3228, where the callers receive personal assistance from FACT’s Mobility Coordinator. The website and phone referrals serve as a one call-one click program.

Full Access & Coordinated Transportation, Inc. is a non-profit and Consolidated Transportation Services Agency (CTSA) that provides free transportation information and referrals to residents in San Diego County. Their mission is to “Assist seniors, persons with disabilities, and social service recipients in San Diego County to meet their transportation needs”.

FACT Board Member LaVonna Connelly with FACT staff at the WTS Annual Awards Dinner. Pictured left to right (Fact Mobility Coordinator, Patty Pauletto, Administrative Assistant, Meagan Schmidt, Board Member LaVonna Connelly and Service Development Manager, Kelly McGrane)

Public Transit Connectivity Award Winner: RideFACTNow

CIRCULATE SAN DIEGO ANNOUNCES 2023 MOMENTUM AWARD WINNERS San Diego, September 22, 2023- Circulate San Diego, a local nonprofit organization, recognized outstanding individuals and public agencies at its annual Momentum Awards event held last night. The event, which...

Mobility Management in San Diego

Mobility management is a term used to describe the “innovative approach for managing and delivering coordinated transportation services to customers.” Many US cities have implemented mobility management programs to support seniors, persons with disabilities, and...

United We Ride: Helping to Provide Rides for Seniors

Finding rides for seniors is crucial to getting them access to proper health care, employment, social activities, and education. For many older adults, mobility and lack of available transportation contribute to isolation or a feeling of helplessness. United We Ride...

Getting Around: Rides for People with Disabilities

People with disabilities often struggle to find secure, safe, affordable transportation. Getting basic needs and going to-and-from medical appointments become a challenge due to lack of mobility. So, what are the options for rides for people with disabilities? And...

Affordable Senior Transportation in San Diego

Caregivers and seniors often feel helpless when transportation services are limited, especially when it comes to keeping medical appointments. But seniors don’t have to have to feel stuck. Affordable senior transportation is available in many areas around the country,...

Seniors are driving safer, driving longer

Americans love to drive. More than 75 percent of adults carry a driver’s license, including 40 million who are 65 and older. But driving is more than just a passion or a pastime: It’s a lifeline. Studies show that giving up driving increases a person’s mortality risk...

Ride service aims to fill local transportation gaps

SOLANA BEACH — Solana Beach resident James Walker, 19, knows his public transit — since graduating high school, he has used a hodgepodge of Amtrak, Coaster, and North County Transit District bus services to get to work, college and physical therapy. But when NCTD cut...

FACT Newsletter Summer 2020


Bee- FACT Rider

"Because of FACT, I have been able to visit my husband at the nursing home. He gets very anxious if I am not there at a certain time and I can always trust RideFACT to get me there! Thank you so much for your service!"