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Transit Coordination Plan 2012. Southwest Missouri Council of Governments. Southwest Missouri Council of Governments (SMCOG). SAFETEA-LU – Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act – A Legacy for Users.

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Transit coordination plan 2012

Transit Coordination Plan 2012

Southwest Missouri

Council of Governments


Southwest missouri council of governments smcog

Southwest Missouri Council of Governments (SMCOG)


Safetea lu safe accountable flexible efficient transportation equity act a legacy for users

SAFETEA-LU – Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act – A Legacy for Users

  • “The projects selected were derived from a locally developed, coordinated public transit – human service transportation plan and the plan was developed through a process that included representatives of public, private and non-profit transportation and human service providers and participation by the public”


Funding

Funding

1. FTA Section 5310 Program for Agencies serving Seniors or Persons with Disabilities

2. FTA Section 5316 Job Access and Reverse Commute Program (JARC)

3. FTA Section 5317 New Freedom Program


1 fta section 5310 program

1. FTA Section 5310 Program

  • In Missouri, program funds 80% of the purchase of vehicles for non-profit agencies serving the mobility needs of Seniors and/or persons with disabilities

  • Administered state-wide by MoDOT with urban sub-allocations

  • $2,179,389 to Missouri in FFY 2006


Elderly population by county 2000 2010

Elderly Population by County, 2000-2010

Census Bureau. 2000, 2010 Census Summary File 1.


2 fta sec 5316 jarc program

2. FTA Sec. 5316 JARC Program

  • Job Access and Reverse Commute (JARC) program funds agencies that service the work related transportation needs of low income individuals

  • FFY 2006 Missouri rural JARC = $804,275

  • Small urbanized JARC = $284,808.


Percent of population low income by county 2010

Percent of Population Low-Income* by County, 2010

*Low income is defined as below 150% of the poverty line

Census Bureau. 2006-2010 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates.


Household car availability 2010

Household Car Availability, 2010

Census Bureau. 2006-2010 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates.


Commute to work by county 2010

Commute to Work by County, 2010

Census Bureau. 2006-2010 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates.


3 fta sec 5317 new freedom

3. FTA Sec. 5317 New Freedom

  • Funds new services or improvements that are beyond the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

  • MoDOT makes the rural and small urbanized grants

  • St. Louis area - $568,601

  • Kansas City area - $352,954

  • Springfield area - $52,780


Disabled population by county 2010

Disabled Population by County, 2010

Census Bureau. 2006-2010 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates.


Type of disability by county 2010

Type of Disability by County, 2010

Census Bureau. 2006-2010 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates.


Jarc new freedom grant administrators

JARC & New Freedom Grant Administrators

  • MoDOT– Rural Missouri

  • MoDOT– Small urbanized Missouri (St. Joseph, Joplin, Columbia, Jefferson City, Lee’s Summit)

  • East-West Gateway COG – St. Louis

  • Kansas City Area Transportation Authority – Kansas City

  • City Utilities Transit Division- Springfield


Plan document overview

Plan Document - Overview

  • Plan must be developed through a process that includes representatives of transportation and human services transportation providers:

    • Public

    • Private

    • Non-profit providers


Plan document overview1

Plan Document - Overview

  • Identifies transportation services available, and needs of:

    • Individuals with disabilities

    • Older adults

    • People with low incomes


Plan document overview2

Plan Document - Overview

  • Provides strategies for meeting local needs

  • Prioritizes transportation service strategies for funding and implementation

  • Should maximize program’s collective coverage by minimizing duplication


Plan elements 1 service assessment

Plan Elements – #1 – Service Assessment

  • An assessment of available services that identifies currentproviders:

    • Public

    • Private

    • Non-profit


Plan elements 2 needs assessment

Plan Elements –#2 - Needs Assessment

  • An assessment of transportation needs:

    • For individuals with disabilities

    • For older adults

    • For people with low incomes

    • Basis of assessment may be from:

      • Experiences & perceptions of planning partners

      • More sophisticated data collection efforts

      • Gaps in service


Plan elements 3 strategies or activities

Plan Elements –#3 – Strategies or Activities

  • Identify strategies and/or activities that:

    • Address the identified gaps in service

    • Achieves efficiencies in service delivery


Plan elements 4 prioritize strategies

Plan Elements –#4 Prioritize Strategies

  • Relative priorities for implementing specific strategies / activities identified based on:

    • Resources

    • Time

    • Feasibility


Last step plan adoption

Last Step: Plan Adoption


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