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Senior & Disabled Transportation Program

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Cycle 2 Call for Applications is Closed! Applications were due Thursday, January 16, 2020.

The final Cycle 2 Program Guidelines were adopted by the TAMC Board of Directors on December 4, 2019. Cycle 2 is expected to include about $1.5 million in Measure X funding for fiscal years 2020/21, 2021/22, and 2022/23. Applications were due via email to Stefania Castillo, Program Coordinator, (stefania@tamcmonterey.org) on Thursday, January 16, 2020, at 5:00 P.M. PST.

Cycle 2 Application Documents

Grant Program Guidelines (PDF)Program Application (Microsoft Word)Project Budget Sample (Microsoft Excel)Project Timeline Sample (Microsoft Word)Proposal Signature Page (PDF)

Measure X

The Senior & Disabled Transportation Services Program is part of the Regional Safety, Mobility and Walkability Measure X Program. Measure X allocates $15 million over 30 years to this program, which is approximately $500,000 per year.

Needs Assessment

The Transportation Agency conducted a needs assessment to evaluate the transportation needs of seniors and people with disabilities by regional sub-areas of Monterey County.

Program Purpose & Goals

As spelled out in the Policies & Project Descriptions for the Transportation Safety & Investment Plan:

  1. The purpose of this program is to increase transportation services for seniors and persons with disabilities to support their ability to live independently in their homes and communities.
  2. This program will fund non-profit transportation to support seniors and persons with disabilities.
  3. This program provides the following benefits:Give seniors more transportation options.Support independent travel by people with disabilities.Provide safer and more reliable senior transportation services.

The intent of this program is to fund projects, programs, and operations that meet these goals.

Cycle 2

The draft program guidelines and needs assessment were presented to the Monterey-Salinas Transit Mobility Advisory Committee and the Measure X Citizens Oversight Committee.

October 15, 2019 – Citizens Oversight Committee – Staff Report

July 16, 2019 – Citizens Oversight Committee – PresentationMay 29, 2019 – Mobility Advisory Committee – Presentation 

Cycle 1

Approximately $1.5 million were made available for the program’s initial 3-year cycle covering fiscal years 2017/18, 2018/19 and 2019/20.

Cycle 1 Closeout Reports:

Alliance on Aging

Blind & Visually Impaired CenterITN Monterey CountyKernes Adaptive Aquatics PoolVeterans Transition Center

2019 Annual Reports:

Alliance on AgingBlind & Visually Impaired CenterITN Monterey CountyKernes Adaptive Aquatics PoolVeterans Transition Center

2018 Annual Reports:

Veterans Transition CenterBlind & Visually Impaired CenterKernes Memorial PoolAlliance on AgingITN Monterey County

Successful Applications:

Alliance on Aging – Senior Transportation Specialist Project (PDF)Blind and Visually Impaired Center – Orientation & Mobility Training (PDF)ITN Monterey County – Dignified Transportation of Seniors and Visually Impaired Adults (PDF)Josephine Kernes Memorial Pool – Kernes Pool Transportation Voucher Program (PDF)Veteran’s Transition Center – Mobility Opportunities for Veterans (PDF)

Application Documents:

      Measure X: Senior & Disabled Mobility – Final Guidelines (PDF)Application Only (version 2-11/27/2017 PDF) or Application Only (Microsoft Word version)Measure X Senior & Disabled Mobility – Implementation Timeline Sample (Microsoft Excel)Measure X Senior & Disabled Mobility – Budget Sample (Microsoft Excel)Measure X Senior & Disabled Mobility – Sample Agreement (PDF)Senior & Disabled Mobility Funding Recommendation Presentation (PDF)