Proposed TARTA Cuts

Proposed TARTA Cuts

Lucas County administrators announced that a task force will be created to dive deeper into cuts made by Toledo Area Regional Transit Authority.

Stay connected to our page for updates on TARTA's service cuts.

Proposed Service Changes:
Discontinuation of Sunday service;
Discontinuation of holiday service;
Modification to Fixed Route services:

Discontinuation of 6 King Road/City of Sylvania;
Schedule adjustments to 39 Franklin Park Mall/City of Sylvania/39M Monroe/Centennial-Sylvania – 4:15 PM outbound and 5:00 PM inbound trips discontinuation;

Schedule adjustments to 29X Waterville Express— 5:15 PM outbound trip discontinuation;
Introduction of experimental 47 Maumee-Arrowhead/Work Express, to replace 43 Maumee-Arrowhead/Western via UTMC name, routing, and schedule adjustments;

Weekdays—discontinuation of 6:00 AM and 10:30 PM lineups;
Saturday—discontinuation of 7:30 AM and 7:30 PM lineups;
Sunday—discontinuation of services

Modification of Muddy Shuttle and Walleye Shuttle services

Former Toledo Mayor Visits Office

Former Toledo Mayor and State Representative Elect, Paula Hicks-Hudson, met with our advocacy staff to discuss the state budget. Ohio’s new budget is slated to be approved by the end of summer 2019.

Katie Hunt Thomas and Katie Shelley shared the importance of Medicaid and public transportation for the citizens of Ohio.

Ability Center Donor Appreciation Dinner

We can't say "Thank You" enough!

The Ability Center was pleased to welcome our most loyal donors to an event to celebrate our program successes and recognize charitable giving. Guests mingled at the dinner hosted at Belmont Country Club that included a presentation detailing impactful outcomes of the past year and a look at what’s to come.

Non-Emergency Transportation Services

Do you need help getting back and forth to your medical appointments? If you are on Medicaid, do not have access to a vehicle, and your physician can verify a medical need, you may be eligible for our Non-Emergency Medicaid transportation program. This program will assist you by providing you a ride to and from your Ohio Medicaid providers.

ACT Celebrates 800 Transitions

In early 2000, shortly after the Supreme Court’s “Olmstead” decision, The Ability Center (ACT), utilizing its own resources, established the first Community Living Program in the State of Ohio. The Ability Center’s vision was to empower individuals residing in institutional settings with the choice of where they live and how they receive care in their own community.

ADAI Tote Bag

Perfect for volunteers to carry equipment and treats and supporters to spread awareness of ADAI - our sturdy tote bag will be the perfect "go to" bag for any occasion.

ADAI Volunteer Coordinator, Audrey Johnson, will inform you when the bag is ready for pick up when the purchase is complete through the PayPal link below.

Noah’s Gift

The Ability Center was honored to receive a check from Noah Martinez, former Ability Center consumer. The gift of $1,000 was raised by Noah to donate in memory of late Ability Center staff member, Dennis Mussery. Dennis and Noah began working on independent living skills in November 2012. Building on employment capabilities and gaining valuable experience, Noah soon landed his first job after connecting with Dennis.