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Rural Community Innovations: Transportation Planning Grant

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National Aging and Disability Transportation Center
Jun 7, 2024

The National Aging and Disability Transportation Center will provide funding for rural communities to develop a transportation plan that addresses accessibility and equity. Planning activities should identify transportation barriers, consider current and future community needs, actively engage older adults and people with disabilities in the process, and create or strengthen multi-sector collaborative partnerships. Selected awardees will develop a written plan of action to guide implementation of strategies supported by the community to increase the availability of accessible and equitable transportation services.

Applications will be scored on:

  • Community need
  • Planning process
  • Demonstration of capacity
  • Anticipated outcomes
  • Workplan

Eligible applicants include rural local and regional private nonprofit and government organizations, including but not limited to:

  • Public transit agencies
  • Councils of government
  • Metropolitan and rural planning organizations
  • Tribal agencies
  • Area agencies on aging
  • Community action agencies
  • Centers for independent living
  • Disability service organizations
  • Community organizations involved in the administration, delivery, or coordination of public transit, human services transportation, aging, or disability services
  • Eligible recipients or subrecipients of FTA's Section 5310 (Enhanced Mobility of Seniors and Individuals with Disabilities Program)
Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $35,000
Project period: 9 months
Estimated total program funding: $420,000

Application process

Links to additional guidance, application instructions, and the online application portal are available on the program website.

Tagged as
Elderly population · Health disparities · Networking and collaboration · People with disabilities · Planning and strategy methods and resources · Transportation

Organizations (1)

  • National Aging and Disability Transportation Center, view details

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