PUBLIC NOTICE: TIP Amendment #26

Federal Fiscal Year 2016-17 Section 5310 Program

Enhanced Mobility of Seniors and Individuals with Disabilities Projects

The Greater Buffalo-Niagara Regional Transportation Council (GBNRTC) is intending to amend its 2017-2021 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) by adding 13 new projects funded with Federal Transit Administration allocations for Federal Fiscal Years 2016-17.  Through a competitive application and evaluation process, the recommended projects include:

VEHICLE PROJECTS

Applicant Number of Vehicles County Project Total Cost Project Federal Project Local
Aspire of WNY 3 Erie $174,240.00 $139,392.00 $34,848.00
People Inc. 2 Erie $116,160.00 $92,928.00 $23,232.00
NYSARC, Inc. Erie County Chapter 5 Erie $302,149.00 $241,719.20 $60,429.80
Town of Hamburg 3 Erie $162,394.00 $129,915.20 $32,478.80
County of Niagara 2 Niagara $195,803.00 $156,642.40 $39,160.60
Lord of Life 2 Erie $100,433.00 $80,346.40 $20,086.60
Community Services - CSDD 2 Erie $116,160.00 $92,928.00 $23,232.00
County of Erie 1 Erie $42,353.00 $33,882.40 $8,470.60
20 Total $1,209,692.00 $967,753.60 $241,938.40

NON-VEHICLE CAPITAL PROJECTS

Applicant Project Type Description Project Total Cost Project Federal Project Local
Hearts & Hands - Faith in Action Operating Assistance Administrative costs to operate a volunteer driver program for service for seniors and individuals with disabilities in suburban and rural communities in the region. $644,835.00 $322,418.00 $322,418.00
County of Erie Mobility Management Call Center/Dispatch support staff and activities for Going Places Program. $145,392.84 $121,160.70 $24,232.14
NYSARC, Inc. Erie County Chapter Operating Assistance Provide transportation services for low-income individuals with developmental disabilities to community employment locations and mobile work site opportunities. $241,933.00 $120,966.50 $120,966.50
County of Erie Operating Assistance Provide expanded access to transportation for seniors and individuals with disabilities through the Senior Services Going Places Program. $348,000.00 $174,000.00 $174,000.00
County of Niagara Other Capital GPS installation in Office of the Aging Vehicles. $8,602.00 $6,881.60 $1,720.40
Total $1,388,762.84 $745,426.80 $643,337.04

Public comments will be received through November 22, 2017 at staff@gbnrtc.org or in writing to GBNRTC Executive Director, 438 Main St., Suite 503 Buffalo, NY 14202.

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