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Transportation to Support Rural Healthcare – News

News stories from the past 60 days.

Feb 14, 2020 - The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Rural Business-Cooperative Service invites applications for the Technical Assistance for Rural Transportation (RT) systems grants to provide technical assistance and training to rural communities and Federally Recognized Native American Tribes (FRNAT) to help them improve their passenger transportation services and facilities. The application deadline is May 14, 2020.
Source: Federal Register
Jan 27, 2020 - The Community Transportation Association of America (CTAA), on behalf of the National Center for Mobility Management (NCMM), is requesting proposals for a consultant to complete a research paper on the role of transportation in addressing social isolation in older adults. All proposals must be submitted by February 17, 2020.
Source: National Center for Mobility Management
Dec 31, 2019 - The Department of Transportation (DOT) is extending the comment period for a November 27, 2019 notice seeking comments from the public on unmet transportation needs in rural areas to inform their Rural Opportunities to Use Transportation for Economic Success (ROUTES) initiative. The DOT is specifically looking for information on infrastructure needs, barriers to addressing these needs, applicants' experiences with applying for DOT grant and credit programs, and opportunities to improve DOT services and technical assistance to rural communities related to grant and credit programs. Comments are now due on January 27, 2020.
Source: Federal Register

Last Updated: 2/14/2020