ITNAmerica cross-country Storybook Tour kicked off June 16!

The need for better senior transportation touches almost every family in America. By 2030, 1 in every 5 Americans will be over 65, and as they age many will find themselves losing abilities needed to drive safely. The answer is parked in driveways from coast to coast - in our individual capacity to #sharearide. Still the transportation needs of older Americans far outweigh the supply of rides.

That's why ITNAmerica Founder and President Katherine Freund embarked on a 60-day cross-country Storybook Tour this summer, from June 16 to August 14. June 16 was the 20th anniversary of the first ride ever given by the Independent Transportation Network. Katherine stopped in more than two dozen cities from coast to coast, blogging, tweeting and facebooking along the way to share a wide range of inspiring stories about how access to transportation is changing lives. We are continuing to process the nearly 100 videos she shot of people sharing their stories along the way. Follow our YouTube Channel and Facebook to keep abreast of the additional video footage.

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ITN wants to hear and share your mobility story!

ITNAmerica wants to hear your story about why mobility is so important as we age. Share your story by emailing us at it may just result in Katherine making a stop in your town to tell your story!

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Katherine FreundKatherine Freund, President and Founder of ITNAmerica


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Legal Disclaimer: Thanks for your interest in the ITNAmerica "Give an older person a ride" social media challenge ("#sharearide"). We adhere to the policies, rules and procedures of our social media hosts and, as a participant in #sharearide, we also trust that you will abide by all policies, rules and procedures of the social media providers you use to participate in our challenge. We also trust you will demonstrate respect for the privacy and other rights of your passenger, as we do, if you take the #sharearide challenge. ITNAmerica assumes no responsibility for, and hereby disclaims all legal liability associated with, the actions of participants in #sharearide.