JARC & New Freedom Draft Project List - TAC, May, 2008
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JARC & New Freedom Draft Project List - TAC, May, 2008 JARC & New Freedom Draft Project List - TAC, May, 2008 Presentation Transcript

  • JARC (5316) – New Freedom (5317) Draft Project List FY2006 Allocation
  • JARC – New Freedom
    • JARC (5316) Job-related transportation for low-income individuals in Greene, Miami, Montgomery and Northern Warren Counties (FY2006 = $273,170 available)
    • New Freedom (5317) New transportation services, beyond the ADA, for people with disabilities in Greene, Miami, Montgomery and Northern Warren Counties (FY2006 = $156,640 available)
  • Population Trends, 2000 - 2030
    • Persons with disabilities:
      • Small increase in Montgomery: + 6 %
      • Bigger gain in Greene County: + 28 %
      • Bigger still increase in Miami: + 61 %
      • Huge gain in Northern Warren County: + 138 %
        • (parallels the gain in general population)
    • Low-income persons:
      • Population loss in Montgomery: - 6.3%
      • Population gains in Greene and Miami: + 8 %
      • Huge gain in Northern Warren County: + 164 %*
        • (parallels the gain in general population)
  • Program Requirements
    • Must be based on priorities identified in locally-developed Public Transit – Human Services Transportation Coordination Plan
    • Must be competitively selected
    • Require a 20% match for capital projects and a 50% match for operational projects
    • Transit agencies, non-profit organizations, governmental authorities, private providers of public transportation can apply
  • Purpose of Solicitation
    • Ensure compliance with Federal funding regulations for Job Access Reverse Commute and New Freedom Funding
    • Identify viable projects that address needs identified in the Coordinated Plan for Greene, Miami, Montgomery and northern Warren Counties
    • Improve transportation options in the study area for low-income persons and persons with disabilities
  • Competitive Selection Process
    • Applications Due Friday, April 11, 2008, 4:00 PM
      • Postmarked no later than Wednesday, April 9 th , 2008
    • Project must meet an identified need from the Public Transit-Human Services Transportation Coordination Plan http://docs.mvrpc.org/hstc/hstc_plan_reg.pdf
    • Scored by MVRPC staff
  • Applications
    • Six applications were received
    • Two projects were determined to be ineligible under FTA guidelines and not scored
    • Four projects are recommended for the available FY 2006 JARC and New Freedom funding. (Note: two projects will draw support from both JARC and New Freedom and so are listed under each funding source)
  • Draft Project List
    • New Freedom and Job Access Reverse Commute (JARC) support for Greene County Mobility Management System (Greene CATS)
    • New Freedom Support and Job Access Reverse Commute Support for Montgomery County Call Center/Mobility Management System (GDRTA)
    • Job Access Reverse Commute support for marketing, promotion and rider and employer education for route from GDRTA urban Northwest Hub to multiple employment opportunities along route to suburban northeast Montgomery County and within walking distance of the terminus of that route (GDRTA)
    • Job Access Reverse Commute support for marketing, promotion and rider and employer education for route from GDRTA urban Northwest Hub to multiple employment opportunities along route to suburban southeast Montgomery County and within walking distance of the terminus of that route (GDRTA)
  • JARC Projects* Recommended Funding Levels
    • Promotion and rider and employer education concerning GDRTA northwest to northeast job access route to assist eligible low income individuals and welfare recipients in accessing employment: $70,000 (pg.39 of Coordinated Plan)
    • Promotion and rider and employer education concerning GDRTA northwest to southeast job access route to assist eligible low income individuals and welfare recipients in accessing employment : $70,000 (pg.39 of Coordinated Plan)
    • 50% of federal share to fund Greene CATS Mobility Management System: $86,366 (pgs. 30-31 and 36–38 of Coordinated Plan)
    • 40% of federal share of GDRTA Montgomery County Call Center/Mobility Management System: $46,800 (pgs. 18, 33 and 36-38 of Coordinated Plan) *minor modifications to specific projects may occur prior to submittal to FTA
  • New Freedom Projects* Recommended Funding Levels
    • 50% of federal share to fund Greene CATS Mobility Management System: $86,366 (pgs. 18, 30-31 and 36–38 of Coordinated Plan)
    • 60% of federal share GDRTA Montgomery County Call Center/Mobility Management: $70,200 (pgs. 18, 33 and 36 - 38 of Coordinated Plan)
    • *minor modifications to specific projects may occur prior to submittal to FTA
  • Final Approval
    • All project recommendations are contingent on availability of matching funds, which cannot be Federal Department of Transportation funds
    • 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
    • Contact: Bob Steinbach MVRPC [email_address] 937.531.6531