JARC & New Freedom Draft Project List FY2008

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JARC & New Freedom Draft Project List FY2008

  1. 1. JARC (5316) – New Freedom (5317) Draft Project List FY2008 Allocation October 14, 2009
  2. 2. JARC – New Freedom <ul><li>JARC (5316) Job-related transportation for low-income individuals in Greene, Miami, Montgomery and Northern Warren Counties (FY2008 = $ 311,946 available, total application requests = $151,345) </li></ul><ul><li>New Freedom (5317) New transportation services, beyond the ADA, for people with disabilities in Greene, Miami, Montgomery and Northern Warren Counties (FY2008 = $ 196,510 available, total application requests = $42,540) </li></ul>
  3. 3. Population Trends, 2000 - 2030 <ul><li>Persons with disabilities: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Small increase in Montgomery: + 6 % </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bigger gain in Greene County: + 28 % </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bigger still increase in Miami: + 61 % </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Huge gain in Northern Warren County: + 138 % </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>(parallels the gain in general population) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Low-income persons: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Population loss in Montgomery: - 6.3% </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Population gains in Greene and Miami: + 8 % </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Huge gain in Northern Warren County: + 164 %* </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>(parallels the gain in general population) </li></ul></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Percent Change in Total Population JARC – New Freedom Project Area
  5. 5. % Change in Population with Disabilities in Target Area
  6. 6. Program Requirements <ul><li>Must be based on priorities identified in locally-developed Public Transit – Human Services Transportation Coordination Plan </li></ul><ul><li>Must be competitively selected </li></ul><ul><li>Require a 20% match for capital projects and a 50% match for operational projects </li></ul><ul><li>Transit agencies, non-profit organizations, governmental authorities, private providers of public transportation can apply </li></ul>
  7. 7. Purpose of Solicitation <ul><li>Ensure compliance with Federal funding regulations for Job Access Reverse Commute and New Freedom Funding </li></ul><ul><li>Identify viable projects that address needs identified in the Coordinated Plan for Greene, Miami, Montgomery and northern Warren Counties </li></ul><ul><li>Improve transportation options in the study area for low-income persons and persons with disabilities </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Schedule for Applying for FY2008 </li></ul><ul><li>JARC and New Freedom Funds </li></ul><ul><li>08/12/2009 Sent out solicitation notice </li></ul><ul><li>09/02/2009 Held “How to Complete Application” meeting </li></ul><ul><li>10/09/2009 FY 2008 project applications due </li></ul><ul><li>10/30/2009 Staff ranking of applications completed </li></ul><ul><li>11/05/2009 Public Meeting on Recommended Projects </li></ul><ul><li>11/19/2009 Projects submitted to TAC for endorsement </li></ul><ul><li>12/03/2009 Projects submitted to Board for approval </li></ul><ul><li>03/31/2010 Application to FTA completed for FY2008 funds </li></ul>
  9. 9. Competitive Selection Process <ul><li>Applications Were Due Friday, October 9, 2009, 4:00 PM </li></ul><ul><li>Project must meet an identified need from the Public Transit-Human Services Transportation Coordination Plan http://docs.mvrpc.org/hstc/hstc_plan_reg.pdf </li></ul><ul><li>Scored by MVRPC staff </li></ul>
  10. 10. Applications <ul><li>Five (5) applications were received </li></ul><ul><li>Projects are being evaluated for eligibility and ranked </li></ul><ul><li>MVRPC staff will meet with all applicants to better understand the projects and provide guidance as necessary </li></ul><ul><li>Project duration or scope may change as a result of those meetings </li></ul>
  11. 11. Draft JARC Project List <ul><li>Late night demand responsive public transit service to access jobs in Greene County. Request: $151,345 over 3 years (Greene CATS) </li></ul><ul><li>*minor modifications to specific projects may occur prior to submittal to FTA </li></ul>
  12. 12. Draft New Freedom Project List <ul><li>High-capacity lift for one Greene CAT to accommodate heavier mobility devices and clients Request: $5253 (Greene CATS) </li></ul><ul><li>Outings for disabled riders from the Greene County Today Center and Greene County Greenewood Manor (Greene CATS) Request: $5700 over 3 years </li></ul><ul><li>Medical trips for disabled riders from the Greene County Greenewood Manor (Greene CATS) Request: $24,087 over 3 years </li></ul><ul><li>Greene CATS and Clark County-Springfield Coordinating Committee Coordinated medical trips for disabled riders from Xenia, Cedarville, and Yellow Springs (Greene CATS) Request: $7500 </li></ul><ul><li>*minor modifications to specific projects may occur prior to submittal to FTA </li></ul>
  13. 13. Final Approval <ul><li>Project review is not complete – details of projects may be modified, some projects may be ruled ineligible for funding </li></ul><ul><li>All project recommendations are contingent on availability of matching funds, which cannot be Federal Department of Transportation funds </li></ul><ul><li>The Final Program of Projects must be endorsed by the Board of the Miami Valley Regional Planning Commission and approved by the Federal Transit Administration </li></ul><ul><li>Contact: Bob Steinbach MVRPC [email_address] 937.531.6531 </li></ul>

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