20 Apr '17, 6pm

FTA taps nonprofit to lead mobility-on-demand innovation project

The Shared-Use Mobility Center (SUMC), a national nonprofit organization, entered into an agreement with the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) to operate a new technical assistance effort to support the successful implementation of Mobility On Demand projects around the U.S. The initiative will focus on helping recipients of FTA’s Mobility On Demand (MOD) Sandbox program funding demonstrate innovative transportation solutions in 11 cities across the U.S. “FTA’s Mobility On Demand efforts, including the Sandbox demonstrations, are helping communities push the envelope on ways to provide vital transportation options and explore new innovations in paratransit, fare integration, first/last mile solutions, and more,” said SUMC Executive Director Sharon Feigon. “We look forward to working with FTA and communities around the country to make these projects successful, and to he...

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