Topic : nonprofits

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Study finds philanthropists, nonprofits exclude people with disabilities

Accessibility| April 29, 2019

RespectAbility surveyed 969 people who work at nonprofits and foundations, conducted focus groups, and spoke one-on-one with 14 executives.

IndyGo, 5 more agencies to receive mobility-on-demand innovation assistance

Mobility| June 20, 2018

The Shared-Use Mobility Center, in partnership with the FTA, will provide resources to aid development of mobility-on-demand projects from around the country.

Government Issues| September 26, 2017

[Video] The New Bus Campaigners

This Transit Center video shows how a new generation of bus campaigners are now canvassing buses, bus stops and transit hubs to hear from and organize riders to push elected officials and transit agencies to make bus service improvements.

Accessibility| November 4, 2016

Community Transit awards surplus vans to nonprofits

Twelve non-profit groups from Snohomish Country, Wash. will be able to provide more than 26,000 trips to foster children, the homeless, disabled veterans and low-income residents due to the agency's Van GO program.

Accessibility| January 13, 2014

S.D. paratransit looks to nonprofits for support

The Sioux Falls City Council created a task force to help the city and nonprofit organizations, including the AARP, figure out how they can support Sioux Area Metro in providing rides for those in need. The agency spends nearly half of its $7 million annual budget on paratransit services.
Bus| October 4, 2012

Report provides insight on complete communities

Introduces the concept of "Opportunity Areas," which offer greater opportunities to walk, bike or take transit.
Accessibility| September 10, 2012

Nonprofit offers discounted accessible vehicles

Because Destinations Mobility is part of a nonprofit, the staff can sell used and new vans from $7,500 to $50,000, depending on the model, modifications and mileage.
Accessibility| August 27, 2012

San Diego man plans paratransit service

Founder of a nonprofit is applying for grant funds to start a free backcountry bus service for seniors and residents with disabilities. The nonprofit used $138,000 in FTA grants to order two buses with plans to put them into service in January.
Bus| April 18, 2012

Nonprofit's interest in public transit could break gridlock

While no substitute, this nongovernment, non-federal approach could be a welcome alternative strategy to the slow progress of reauthorization of federal policy on Capitol Hill.

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