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.

2014

September 8 - December 12, 2014
Organizing and Managing Senior Transportation Options – online certificate

  • This online certificate program is 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.
  • Instructors are Helen K. Kerschner and Nina M. Silverstein

November 30, 2014

  • MArtap Helping Hands mini-grants applications due
  • Small grants of up to $1,000 for equipment or projects designed to update or enhance transit services in rural and small urban areas
  • Details at www.martap.org

December 1-5, 2014
Older Driver Safety Awareness Week

  • With increasing age come changes in physical, mental and sensory abilities that can challenge a person's continued ability to drive safely. But there are a variety of safe travel options for people of all ages.

December 9, 2014
Transportation Forum and Boston Core Regional Coordinating Council (RCC) Launch

  • 1-3 PM
  • Institute for Community Inclusion, 20 Park Plaza, Boston, MA 02116
  • The Boston Core RCC is part of a statewide initiative to increase and support paratransit and community transportation services.  RCCs bring together diverse stakeholders to work on issues of transportation coordination, better communication across agencies, and improving transportation services for seniors, people with disabilities, low-income people who can’t afford a car, and others who have trouble accessing transportation. At the meeting, we will explain the RCC initiative in greater depth, hear from transportation providers in Boston and Brookline, and have a discussion about the transportation challenges experienced by the local agencies and their consumers. 
  • We welcome stakeholders from Boston and Brookline, including human service organizations, transit agencies, employers, state agencies, healthcare providers, advocates, consumers, planners & local government staff, and anyone interested in community and public transportation
  • To attend, RSVP to theadora.fisher@state.ma.us with your name, organization, and email address

December 16, 2014
Massachusetts Travel Instruction Network meeting

  • Somerville, MA
  • The Massachusetts Travel Instruction Network is an informal network for all travel trainers in Massachusetts. Organizations looking to develop a travel instruction program are also welcome to join.
  • Contact us at rachel.fichtenbaum@state.ma.us for more information

 

2015

April 11, 2015
Transportation Camp New England 2015

  • Following on the success of last year's Transportation Camp, TransportationCamp New England ’15 will continue to examine ways to build connections between disparate innovators in public administration, transportation planning, transportation operations, information design, and software engineering.
  • Stay tuned for registration and location details

May 5, 2015
Statewide Transportation Coordination Meeting

  • Marlborough, MA
  • Regional Coordinating Council members, members of original transportation coordination teams, and others involved in transportation coordination in Massachusetts are invited
  • Contact hstmobility@state.ma.us for more information



 

 


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