Community Mobility Design Challenge 2019 Planning Grants

NCMM’s Community Mobility Design Challenge 2019 Planning Grants, with funding from the Federal Transit Administration, will support communities seeking innovative ways to address the particular mobility challenges experienced by low-income community members for whom a lack of transportation is an obstacle to the pursuit of economic, health, and social well being.

Grantees Selected!

We are pleased to announce that five communities have been selected by the National Center for Mobility Management (NCMM) for this grant opportunity:

Focus area: Health and Well-Being

    • Lee & Ogle Counties, IL  (Lead agency: Lee - Ogle Transportation System)
    • Allen County, KS (Lead agency: Thrive Allen County)
    • Southwest, WA (Lead agency: Human Services Council

Focus area: Economic Opportunity 

    • Mercer County, NJ (Lead agency: Greater Mercer Transportation Management Association, Inc.)

Focus area: Integration into the Community

    • Southeastern, WI (Lead agency:  Interfaith Caregivers of Ozaukee County, Inc.)

To see past projects, check out the videos of the 2017 Health Care Design Challenge grantees under "Learn about the teams' work."


Initial Webinar for Selected Communities (Aug 22 2019). Webinar covered what to expect over this six-month project, including monthly reporting. View the archived webinar and see the slides.



Andrew Carpenter, Community Mobility Associate, 202-415-9688

Amy Conrick, NCMM Director, 202-415-9692

Alex King, Health Care Transportation Associate, 202-340-5284