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Innovations in Accessible Mobility

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National Aging and Disability Transportation Center
May 1, 2020

Melissa Gray


Innovations in Accessible Mobility will support innovative programs that increase accessible transportation options for older adults and people with disabilities. Proposed projects should be ready-to-launch upon receipt of award.

Funded programs must:

  • Be accessible for everyone, including those with mobility limitations, individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing, persons with vision loss, and people with memory loss or other invisible disabilities
  • Be new and untried in the applicant's community
  • Be developed through an inclusive process
  • Address unmet needs for transportation in the community
  • Be planned but not yet implemented due to funding constraints
  • Have the support of transportation stakeholders
  • Be desired by older people, people with disabilities and/or family caregivers in the community
  • Have the ability to be fully implemented during the six-month grant period

Local and regional nonprofit or government organizations are eligible to apply, including but not limited to:

  • Public transit agencies
  • Councils of government
  • Tribal agencies
  • Area agencies on aging
  • Community action agencies
  • Centers for independent living
  • Intellectual disability service organizations
  • Community organizations involved in public transit, human services transportation, aging, or disability services
Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Award Ceiling: $30,000
Number of Awards: 10
Project period: 6 months

Application process

Links to the program guidance and the online application portal are available on the program website when applications are being accepted.

Tagged as
Aging and aging-related services · Elderly population · Networking and collaboration · People with disabilities · Planning and strategy methods and resources · Transportation

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