COVID-19 Resource Center

Webinar Series:

Mobilizing Transit and Public Health Partnerships 
for COVID-19 Vaccinations

Join NCMM for 45-minute conversations featuring practical examples of how public transit is collaborating with public health to ensure Americans have access to the COVID-19 vaccine.  On April 7th, we will be joined by Flint MTA in Flint, Michigan and Nashua Transit system in Nashua, New Hampshire.

Practical examples of mobilizing transit and public health partnerships for COVID-19 vaccinations

SPARTAN Transit Services
Levelland, Texas

SPARTAN Transit used their Mobility Hub as a mass vaccination site, in addition to offering free rides to vaccine appointments.

Twin Transit
Lewis County, Washington

Twin Transit has coordinated with the local health department to offer mobile vaccination clinics and fare-free rides to vaccine appointments. 

NCDOT
North Carolina

NCDOT, in partnership with the NCDHHS, has ensured every transit agency in the state has funding to offer rides to vaccinations. 

Transit's Essential Role in the Vaccination Effort

Transit has long played an essential role in our communities, and transit’s role in supporting the vaccination effort across the United States is no different. In the table below, NCMM has compiled examples of how transit agencies are working with public health agencies, community health organizations, and others in their vaccination efforts. Have an example you think should be included? Please send any examples to info@nc4mm.org.

Additional resources from our partners:

Daily Mobility News on COVID-19

Big Companies Offer Vaccine Transportation Help

Uber, PayPal and Walgreens have launched an $11 million effort to offer free rides to people who can’t get to COVID-19 vaccination sites on their own. The Vaccine Access Fund will be managed by Local Initiatives Support Corporation, a national nonprofit community development organization. The nonprofit will work with local community-based groups to connect people with rides. Uber and PayPal customers

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What We Learned After Analyzing 5 Months of Active Mobility Responses to COVID-19

n 2020 and into 2021, transportation agencies, companies and advocacy groups acted swiftly in the face of the unique public health crisis and disruption caused by COVID-19. They provided solutions that kept frontline workers, groceries, health services and other critical needs moving. What was so shocking to many experts was not only how rapidly these responses mobilized around the world,

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Feds Ramping Up Vaccine Access For People With Disabilities

Now the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services says the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Administration for Community Living will provide nearly $100 million to improve access for people with disabilities and older adults. Most of the funds — almost $93 million — will go to aging and disability networks in every state and territory including

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