The Rides to Wellness Demonstration and Innovative Coordinated Access and Mobility Grants
The FTA awarded grants to 19 projects in 16 states to help connect people to much needed healthcare services through improved access to public transportation. Grantees are building partnerships among health, transportation, and other service providers to improve health outcomes and lower healthcare costs by ensuring individuals can access medical services.
Healthcare Access Design Challenge 2017
In October 2017, the National Center for Mobility Management (NCMM), with funding from the Federal Transit Administration, announced the Healthcare Access Design Challenge 2017, a funding opportunity to assist seven communities in addressing healthcare access issues. The teams completed their work in October 2018.
Healthcare Access Mobility Design Challenge 2015
The 2015 Design Challenge grants were launched as part of the Federal Transit Administration's "Rides to Wellness" initiative. Sixteen communities were given grants to design innovative transportation solutions related to healthcare access; their work was completed in March 2016.