Weaving It Together: A Tapestry of Transportation Funding for Older Adults

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Article Publication Date: 
4/17/2013
Summary: 
This report provides insight into how transportation services for older adults and persons with disabilities are funded. With a growing population in need of transportation and limited funds for these services, providers need to creatively leverage existing and untapped funding sources to fill gaps in service. Coordination of these limited resources is also key and must be supported by providers and all levels of government. Learn major sources of federal funding that providers can tap into.
Article Author: 
Lynott, Jana; Fox-Grage, Wendy; Guzman, Shannon
Topics: 
Transportation
Types/Tools: 
Populations: 
Aging/Older Adults
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U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services; the Administration for Community Living; the Federal Transit Administration; Department of Veterans Affairs; River Cities Public Transit of South Dakota; Pelivan of Oklahoma; Peoplerides of Iowa; Marin Access Mobility Management Center of California; Delta Area Rural Transportation System of Mississippi; Medical Motor Service of New York; Seniors’ Resource Center of Colorado; Medicaid nonemergency medical transportation; NEMT;

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