The stock price of Uber Technologies Inc (NYSE: UBER) increased by 7.22% as it went from a previous close of $54.60 to $58.54. One of the biggest reasons why it happened is due to an announcement about a partnership with Moderna for coronavirus vaccine awareness. Uber and Moderna are going to work together initially to provide accessible, credible information on vaccine
Covid-19 Resource Center
FTA Guidance on Use of CARES Act (and Supplement) Fund
Read the text of FTA’s FAQs, including CE18 which answers the question: “Are FTA funds available to provide transportation to or from COVID-19 vaccination site?” In short,
- Yes. Several FTA funding programs can be used to support transportation services to and from COVID-19 vaccination sites as an emergency operation.
- CARES Act and Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2021 funding may be used to cover operating expenses for any public transportation service to COVID-19 vaccination sites at a 100-percent federal share.
- The use of transit vehicles to provide non-public transportation service (non-shared ride or closed door) to COVID-19 vaccination sites, or the use of transit facilities as vaccination sites, is eligible as an incidental use if the services do not conflict with the provision of transit services or result in a reduction of service to transit passengers.
- During the COVID-19 public health emergency, prior approval for the incidental use of transit assets for the provision of essential services is not required, although recipients should notify their FTA Regional Office
Examples of Transportation's Role in Vaccination Efforts
Population Transportation, as Noted in State Covid-19 Plans
In the table below, NCMM has compiled the following examples of how states are working to transport people to vaccination sites.
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Daily Mobility News on COVID-19
You’ll get where you need to be — but locals know the extra miles Benzie Bus’s drivers are willing to go. Driver Sandra Culbertson might pick up a small neighborhood’s worth of food bank supplies, or take a quick detour to collect a regular’s waiting prescription. For Scott Powell, it can be delivering handmade masks to nursing homes or at-risk households. The