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Ohio Coordination Program

Program Goal: The primary goal of the Ohio Coordination Program is to fund local and regional mobility managers -- professionals who work to enhance and expand transportation options at both a community and a personal level. According to the Partnership for Mobility Management:

  • Mobility management is innovation in transportation service and coordination.
  • Mobility management is local and regional solutions to fit community needs and visions.
  • Mobility management is assisting transportation-challenged populations -- youth, people with disabilities, older people and people with low incomes -- to get where they need to go so they can live fruitful lives in their communities.
  • Mobility management is easy information and referral to assist individuals in learning about and accessing community and regional transportation services.
  • Mobility management is a shared table of transportation providers, planners, and community stakeholders to collaborate, plan, implement and maintain a family of transportation services.

Mobility management does not include driving, scheduling, or dispatching, or directly supervising the staff that fulfill these roles.

Funding Source: Mobility management activities are eligible for funding through may federal transit programs, including, but not limited to, Elderly Individuals and Individuals with Disabilities (Section 5310), Job Access and Reverse Commute (JARC), and New Freedom.

Program Details: All projects must be derived from a coordinated transportation plan and be competitively selected. All projects must demonstrate some level of interagency coordination in their local area to be eligible for funding. All projects must designate a lead agency to house a full time Mobility Manager and to execute memorandums of understanding with all participating agencies. Eligible project expenses are limited to that of the Mobility Manager (e.g., salary and fringes, utilities, office supplies, postage, travel, marketing of the coordination project). Program funding is intended to reimburse the applicant based on actual expenses for the Mobility Manager and his or her coordination activities. Mobility Management is considered a capital expense and 80% of the direct cost of the Mobility Manager is reimbursable.

Who Can Apply? Any public entity or nonprofit organization applying on behalf of a countywide or regional mobility management project.

Proposal Deadline for CY 2014 Funding: Project proposals must be postmarked and emailed no later than May 7, 2014 to be considered for CY 2015 funding.

 

 Ohio Coordination Program Calendar

 
  
  
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 Forms and Templates

 
  
  
2015 Specialized Transportation Program Application - CertificationPDF
2015 Specialized Transportation Program Application - Certification of Public BodyPDF
2015 Specialized Transportation Program Application - Certifications and AssurancesPDF
2015 Specialized Transportation Program Application - Local Match CertificationPDF
2015 Specialized Transportation Program Application - Self-CertificationPDF
5310 Disposition Request TemplateWord Document
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) - Information from FTAOnline
Charter RegulationsOnline
DBE Determination WorksheetExcel Workbook
Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE)Online
Driver ManifestExcel Workbook
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSR)Online
FTA’s Charter Regulations: A Compliance Guide for Ohio’s Public Transit SystemsPDF
Interstate Passenger Transportation Regulations, ODOT Guide to Compliance withPDF
Lending LibraryOnline
Mobility Management Project Crosswalk - Agency's Accounts to ODOT InvoiceExcel Workbook
Mobility Management Project Report (2015)Online
Mobility Management Quarterly Invoice and Budget VarianceExcel Workbook
Policies and Procedures, Model/Suggested/ExampleWord Document
Preventive Maintenance, A Guide toPDF
Quarterly Invoice and Budget Variance Analysis InstructionsPDF
Safety and SecurityOnline
Specialized Transportation Program Vehicle Monitoring ReportOnline
Title VI - Information from FTAOnline
Transit System Audit MaterialsOnline
Trip Denial LogExcel Workbook
Vehicle Catalog and Selection GuidePDF
Vehicle ComplaintWord Document
 

 Contact

 

David Walker
Compliance Officer
(614) 644-0301
david.walker@dot.ohio.gov

 

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 Related Programs

 

In addition to the Ohio Coordination Program, projects selected for assistance under one of the following grant programs must also be derived from a coordinated transportation plan:

Specialized Transportation Program (Section 5310)

Job Access and Reverse Commute (JARC)

New Freedom Program

 

 Technical Assistance Links

 
 

 Publications

 

TCRP Report 144: Sharing the Costs of Human Services Transportation
• Instructions
• Cost Sharing Model
• Example Completed Cost Sharing Model

Expanding Mobility Options for Older Adults: Community Design Incentives
William W. Millar, American Public Transportation Association, April 2005

Transportation-Disadvantaged Seniors: Efforts to Enhance Senior Mobility Could Benefit from Additional Guidance and Information.
United States Government Accountability Office, August 2004

Aging Americans: Stranded without Options
Surface Transportation Policy Project, April 2004

ODOT's A Handbook for Coordinating Transportation Services and A Guide for Implementing Coordinated Transportation Systems:​
• Volume I: Coordination Handbook
• Volume II: Implementation Guide

 

 Other Links