PTMA-MC Updates

10/16/2014 -- PTMA ANNOUNCES STUDENT PHOTOJOURNALISM CONTEST FOR FALL 2014!

We have all had those moments where we wished we had a camera handy to capture that perfect sunset over the water or crimson-tinged autumn treeline on a winding backroad.

It's in that spirit that The Partnership TMA announces, Transportation Perspectives - a Student's Photojournalism Contest, for the Fall 2014 semester.  The contest, open to any of our current travel-training students, is seeking photos depicting modes of transportation and their participants.  Themes can include walking, biking, riding the bus, train or subway, infrastructure (roadways, sidewalks, bridges) and amenities (train stations, bus stops, bike racks).

Photos must have captions and can be in print or digital format.  A $100 gift card will be awarded for the top prize with a $50 g/c and $25 g/c going to second and third place winners.  Deadline: December 5, 2014.

For a complete list of guidelines, please contact The Partnership TMA at 215-699-2733 or info@ptma-mc.org.

 

  

08/29/2014 -- C'MON AND TAKE A FREE RIDE!

Have you been curious about taking the bus to class or work?  Is there a special event in Center City you are going to and would rather take the train than drive?  

Our new program, Try Transit!, offers a one-time roundtrip reimbursement (including postage) for a SEPTA or Pottstown Area Rapid Transit (PART) fare.  A receipt from the ticket counter or on-board ticket agent must be included.  

To receive a travel training booklet, reimbursement form or to ask any questions, please contact The Partnership TMA at 215-699-1801 or info@ptma-mc.org.  

06/26/2014 -- DRIVERS NEEDED FOR NORTH PENN VOLUNTEER PROGRAM BEGINNING THIS SUMMER!

In July, the Access Committee of the Greater North Penn Collaborative for Health and Human Services announces the formation of a Volunteer Driver Program.  The program, designed by The Partnership TMA, will service residents who live in the North Penn, Souderton and Wissahickon school districts.  

If you or someone you know has a few hours a month to donate, please consider signing up as a volunteer driver to help seniors and others without any form of transportation access shopping, medical and social activities.  

For more information, please contact The Partnership TMA at 1-866-507-4857 or info@ptma-mc.org.  

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