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.

 

2016

July 19

Volunteer Driver Program Forum

  • Tuesday, July 19, 1:30PM-3:30PM
  • Natick Community Senior Center, 117 E Central St, Natick, MA
  • The agenda will include a discussion about using software to schedule rides, as well as discussions about liability and insurance options
  • The forum is open to anyone who either runs or staffs a volunteer driver program and anyone who is thinking about starting one
  • Please RSVP to theadora.fisher@state.ma.us

July 20

Tufts Health Plan Foundation LOI due

  • Letters of Inquiry due for grant applications for Policy & Advocacy and President’s Leadership Fund focus areas

August 3-5

Association of Travel Instruction Conference

  • St. Paul, Minnesota
  • Connect with travel trainers from around the country and attend sessions related to travel training
  • Learn more and register

August 31

STAR Award applications due

September 7-8

Innovation & Design Services: Creating Innovative Transportation Solutions Using Design Thinking Training

  • 2-day workshop from the National Center for Mobility Management and Community Transportation Association of America
  • In Woodstock, VT as part of the Tri-State Transit Conference

September 12 – December 16

Senior Transportation Options Certificate

  • Offered by UMass Boston, in partnership with the Beverly Foundation Legacy
  • $1000
  • 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. The certificate 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.
  • Register here

September 29

Moving Together

  • Boston Park Plaza Hotel, 50 Park Plaza, Boston
  • 7:45 AM to 4:30 PM
  • MassDOT’s annual pedestrian, bicycling, and transit conference
  • Register here

October 21-22

CEATI Travel Instruction Conference

  • Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Conference theme: “Takin' It to the Streets: Skills to Further Enhance Your Practice of Travel Instruction "
  • Learn more and register


 


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