2008-2009 PSRC Coordinated Grant Program Job Access Reverse Commute (JARC) and New Freedom Funding. Executive Board March 26, 2009. Special Needs Transportation Program PSRC Coordinated Grant Program, 2008–2009.
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March 26, 2009
Special Needs Transportation ProgramPSRC Coordinated Grant Program, 2008–2009
Job Access Reverse Commute (JARC) FTA §5316
Projects relating to the development and maintenance of transportation services designed to transport welfare recipientsand eligible low-income individuals to and from jobs and activities related to their employment, and for public transportation projects designed to transport residents of urbanized areas and non-urbanized areas to suburban employment opportunities.
New Freedom FTA §5317
Program for new public transportation services and public transportation alternatives beyond those required by the ADA that assist individuals with disabilities with transportation, including transportation to and from jobs and employment support services.
Transportation Policy Board recommended this action to the Executive Board on March 12.
TPB and Executive Board already forwarded the WSDOT regional rankings (January 2009 action).
Two comments received
For eligible subrecipients, WSDOT will use these funds to administer their grant programs. For eligible direct recipients (transit agencies), the 10% for administration will be dedicated to PSRC's regional and local planning efforts including, but not limited to, competitive selection costs, staff time, and plan updates.
Up to 10 percent of the recipient’s total fiscal year apportionment may be used to fund program administration costs including administration, planning, and technical assistance.
FFY 2008: $776,717
FFY 2007: $1,013,784
FFY 2008: $1,098,266
$549,966 grant award
JARC$1,754,721 grant award
Approve Projects to Receive Job Access Reverse Commute (JARC) and New Freedom Funding from PSRC’s Coordinated Grant Program, 2008-2009