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Mission

The mission of the MARD Centre is to enhance the safety and mobility of medically at-risk drivers.

Commitment

The MARD Centre is committed to improving the safety, mobility, and support of medically at-risk and medically impaired drivers and all road users. The MARD Centre also is committed to reducing the social and health impacts, as well as the economic costs, associated with medically impaired driving.

Approach

  • TO COLLABORATIVELY CREATE AND TRANSLATE NEW AND INNOVATIVE KNOWLEDGE
  • TO IMPLEMENT AND EVALUATE INNOVATIVE SOLUTIONS that support medically at-risk/impaired drivers and their families
  • TO DEVELOP AND DISSEMINATE EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS that inform and promote community engagement on issues related to medically at-risk/impaired drivers and their families
  • TO DEVELOP KNOWLEDGE, SOLUTIONS, PRACTICES, AND SERVICES that recognize and address the differences between rural and urban communities



NEW! Request For Proposal (RFP) 

The Medically At-Risk Driver (MARD) Centre at the University of Alberta invites applications from not-for- profit organizations (e.g., senior's centres, handivan societies, municipalities, etc.) in Alberta that are currently delivering alternate transportation to seniors (ATS) services. The goal of this pilot project is to determine if the use of ride-scheduling software increases efficiency in service delivery and decreases the cost of ATS service provision. The successful Alberta applicant will work with MARD to establish and support the implementation of ride- scheduling software within its ATS service/organization and facilitate evaluation of the software during this pilot project.

 

Click here to download a PDF copy of the Ride-Scheduling Software RFP. 

Click here to download the Ride-Scheduling Software RFP Proposal Template.



NEW! Transportation Toolkit

This Toolkit provides communities in urban and rural Alberta with the 

resources needed for the successful development and implementation of 

sustainable, responsive models of ATS services.

Click here to download a PDF copy of the Toolkit.

Click here to view the interactive version of the Toolkit.






Access the SIMARD MD and Training Videos (click here)

Printable PDF and NEW interactive version


Provincial listings of organizations providing alternative transportation for seniors

Alternate Transportation Providers in Alberta  Alternate Transportation Service Providers in BC
 

Manitoba Compendium Link


 Edmonton & Area Mobility Guide

Mobility Guide 7ed



Calgary & Area Mobility Guide