MHAC’s partners at MassMobility have shared the following opportunities to support transportation for older adults, people with disabilities, veterans, low-income commuters, and others who lack transportation access in Massachusetts.
In addition to an evolving COVID-19 resource page, MHAC is continuing to collect and share updates on COVID-19 from state government, federal agencies like the Centers for Disease Control, and other key stakeholders.
These updates are to help and inform a wide range of individuals and partners, including communities working to become more age- and dementia friendly.
Please see the latest updates below: Continue reading
Age-and dementia friendly community stakeholders have an opportunity to comment on the Massachusetts Department of Transportation’s (MassDOT) Capital Investment Plan in an upcoming series of virtual meetings.
MassDOT’s Capital Investment Plan (CIP) guides how MassDOT prioritizes and funds transportation projects throughout the state. MassDOT will be holding six Virtual Public Meetings in May, with each focusing on a particular region of the Commonwealth. Continue reading
MHAC is pleased to pass along the following funding opportunities for communities and organizations. Some are in response to COVID-19 and some are more general opportunties for Age- and Dementia Friendly Communities and stakeholders.
The MassDOT Transit Unit has announced that the FY2021 Community Transit Grant Program Application Cycle is scheduled to open in May 2020. Continue reading
The National Aging and Disability Transportation Center is pleased to announce a new funding opportunity, Innovations in Accessible Mobility. Grants of up to $30,000 each will be awarded to as many as 10 communities for a six-month period. Local or regional private nonprofit or government organizations that directly provide transportation services may apply. Continue reading
Lt. Governor Karyn Polito, Transportation Secretary and CEO Stephanie Pollack, and Highway Administrator Jonathan Gulliver joined Fitchburg Mayor Stephen DiNatale and other local leaders in Fitchburg to announce the latest round of Complete Streets Funding Program awards, totaling $8.1 million in funding to 24 communities. Continue reading