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Selected Municipalities for Community Transportation Pilot Grant Program

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Selected Municipalities for Community Transportation Pilot Grant Program

Ministry of Transportation

11 municipalities were selected to receive funding as part of the Community Transportation Pilot Grant Program. 

Region
Municipality

Project

Grant Funding

Northwest

Atikokan

New coordinated service to share vehicles and drivers, and centralize trip booking and dispatch for nine organizations.

$91,586

Northwest

Terrace Bay

New service to connect five communities to Thunder Bay for medical appointments.

$95,847

Northeast

Papineau-Cameron

New service to connect eight municipalities and 23 organizations with maximized taxi service with centralized intake, booking, and scheduling.

$100,000

Northeast

Haliburton

Enhanced service through one contact, integrated website, and mobility manager to refer trip requests to nine organizations and multi-modal options, including ride-share.

$77,540

Northeast

Black River-Matheson

New service using school buses to transport seniors to medical appointments, shop and/or visit friends within community and to Timmins and Iroquois Falls.

$30,500

Southwest

Grey

New coordination of existing service using software for centralized access, scheduling, and dispatch.

$100,000

Southwest

Tillsonburg

New coordination of existing service through a phased approach: hiring of coordinator, acquiring software/technologies and purchasing new accessible van.

$100,000

Central

Georgina

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.

$99,866

Central

Simcoe

New coordination of existing service to implement a transportation service/resource web portal to enable online intake, booking, and referral.

$97,000

Central

Pelham

New coordinated service to provide inter-municipal and volunteer service to surrounding municipalities, Niagara College, Niagara Regional Transit, and GO Transit.

$100,000

East

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.

$100,000

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