Selected Municipalities for Community Transportation Pilot Grant Program
11 municipalities were selected to receive funding as part of the Community Transportation Pilot Grant Program.
New coordinated service to share vehicles and drivers, and centralize trip booking and dispatch for nine organizations.
New service to connect five communities to Thunder Bay for medical appointments.
New service to connect eight municipalities and 23 organizations with maximized taxi service with centralized intake, booking, and scheduling.
Enhanced service through one contact, integrated website, and mobility manager to refer trip requests to nine organizations and multi-modal options, including ride-share.
New service using school buses to transport seniors to medical appointments, shop and/or visit friends within community and to Timmins and Iroquois Falls.
New coordination of existing service using software for centralized access, scheduling, and dispatch.
New coordination of existing service through a phased approach: hiring of coordinator, acquiring software/technologies and purchasing new accessible van.
New coordination of existing services to phase-in a centrally coordinated service: taking an inventory of local transportation services/resources, assessing mobility needs, and integrating available services.
New coordination of existing service to implement a transportation service/resource web portal to enable online intake, booking, and referral.
New coordinated service to provide inter-municipal and volunteer service to surrounding municipalities, Niagara College, Niagara Regional Transit, and GO Transit.
Prescott & Russell
Enhanced coordination of existing service to increase capacity (i.e., patients with high needs) by purchasing van and GPS technology, and hiring a driver.