Updated on 8/30/17 at 7:50 a.m.

This calendar lists upcoming meetings, events, and funding opportunities that may be of interest to mobility managers and others who work with human service transportation in Massachusetts. Inclusion in this list does not constitute endorsement by the Human Service Transportation Office.

If you know of any meetings, events, or funding opportunities that are not listed below, please tell us about them.

 

2017

September 11-December 15

Organizing and Managing Senior Transportation Options

  • UMass Boston online certificate program
  • Appropriate for professionals in the field of aging services and transportation services interested in addressing senior transportation challenges and managing services that meet the mobility needs of an aging population
  • Emphasizes specialized transportation services for senior passengers as well as public and community transportation services, but also identifies and discusses the needs of older adult passengers
  • Taught by Helen Kerschner and Nina Silverstein
  • Cost is $1000
  • Registration information

October 18-20

Massachusetts Association of Councils on Aging Annual Conference

October 29-November 1

National RTAP 2017 Technical Assistance Conference

  • Omaha, Nebraska
  • The National Rural Transit Assistance Program is excited to host our third biennial Technical Assistance Conference: Transportation at the Center
  • The conference will focus on practical solutions for rural and tribal transportation
  • Participating and cooperating organizations include the Federal Transit Administration, Nebraska Department of Roads, Nebraska Association of Transit Providers, University of Nebraska, the National Aging and Disability Transportation Center, and the National Center for Mobility Management

2018

April 10-11

MassDOT’s Innovation and Tech Transfer Conference

  • In order to better integrate mobility management with other transportation initiatives, the 2018 Massachusetts Community Transportation Coordination Conference will be held in conjunction with the Innovation and Tech Transfer Conference
  • An entire track will be devoted to mobility management, with panels and breakout sessions on topics relevant to improving mobility and access for seniors, people with disabilities, and low-income commuters in Massachusetts
  • Attendees will also have access to many general conference sessions on emerging technologies and other innovations
  • Check out materials from the 2017 conference to get a sense of what types of sessions we'll be offering, and let us know if you have suggestions for what you'd like to see on the 2018 agenda


 


This information is provided by the EOHHS Human Service Transportation Office.