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Build Capacity for Transportation Coordination

Communities often express a strong desire to better coordinate transportation services and resources, but sometimes could benefit from more guidance in choosing strategies to do so. Below are resources linked to the basic building blocks of coordination.

1. Inventory Transportation Services

2. Identify Potential Partners in Coordinating Services

3. Identify and Prioritize Community Needs

  • View sample surveys of individuals, agencies, and transportation providers to identify community transportation priorities.

4. Identify Available Strategies for Coordinating Services

5. Identify Funding Sources

6. Establish Goals, Performance Measures for Activities

  • Training: Developing Performance Measures for Mobility Management & Coordination. Trainers from the Texas Transit Institute offer a two-day training to support FTA grantees and other practitioners in developing performance measures to support achievement of both mobility management and transportation coordination goals. (National Center for Mobility Management, 2013). E-mail or call us (866-846-6400) to ask about this training.
  • Learn more at the NCMM "By Topic" Performance Measurement page

Additional Resources

  • Illinois Coordination Council, Transportation Coordination Primer . Provides many tools and templates for convening transportation coordination groups, creating memoranda of understanding among agencies, and many other activities
  • Training: Managing Community Mobility (National Transit Institute). This two-day class examines creative approaches to resolving fragmented and/or duplicative transportation systems to create a seamless and cost-efficient network with a customer-focused mindset.
  • Rural Passenger and Tribal Transportation Technical Assistance Program, funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and administered by CTAA, is designed to assist rural communities enhance economic growth and development by improving and coordinating community transportation services.

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