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Year Project Title Program Project Type Project Partner Budget Funding Source(s) Status
+ 2013 to 2014 Ride Lake County West '13-14 Section 5310 / JARC / NF Operating Lake County $354,000
  • Local
  • Federal
Completed

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Description

This dial-a-ride service will operate weekdays in Antioch, Avon, Grant, and Lake Villa townships. A portion of the service will be a flexible route connecting three Metra stations on the NCS Line and Milwaukee District - North Line with residential areas to offer greater access to employment opportunities primarily for individuals with limited mobility and other transit dependent populations. The service expanded its boundaries in December 2012 to include Waconda and Fremont Townships. Lake County implemented the service January 11, 2010.

Current Activities

The operating service provided 610 trips in August 2021. This project is complete

Funding Amounts by Source

Source Amount
Local
$177,000
Federal
$177,000
Last Updated 04.21.2021
+ 2013 RTA Mobility Management Program Section 5310 / JARC / NF Mobility Management Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) $500,000
  • Local
  • Federal
Completed

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Description

Mobility Management Program will help older adults and individuals with disabilities gain increased access to fixed route service. The program will incorporate a variety of technologies and training approaches to help these customers learn how to use transit and understand their mobility options throughout the region.

Current Activities

The RTA determined that we are not moving forward with the RTA Mobility Management. Funds have been reprogrammed to an existing subrecipient.

Funding Amounts by Source

Source Amount
Local
$100,000
Federal
$400,000
Last Updated 02.05.2020
+ 2013 Transportation for Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Section 5310 / JARC / NF Operating Trinity Services $350,764
  • Local
  • Federal
Completed

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Description

Trinity Services provides transportation service to individuals with disabilities in Cook, Grundy, and Will counties. Transportation will be provided for trips to developmental training centers, shopping, doctor's visits, volunteer opportunities and work.

Current Activities

The services provided 2,326 trips in October 2017.

This project is complete.

Funding Amounts by Source

Source Amount
Local
$173,102
Federal
$177,662
Last Updated 06.13.2019
+ 2013 Transportation to Work '13-14 Section 5310 / JARC / NF Operating DuPage County $504,000
  • Local
  • Federal
Completed

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Description

The Ride DuPage to Work is a service of the Ride DuPage system designed to enable persons with disabilities greater opportunities to obtain and maintain employment through more affordable transportation.

Current Activities

DuPage Transportation to Work, initially funded with the 2006 program, was implemented March 1, 2008. DuPage County became the grantee for the project in 2010. Prior to that Pace served as the project grantee. The service provided 2,680 trips in August 2016.

This project is complete.
This project is complete.
This project is complete.

Funding Amounts by Source

Source Amount
Local
$252,000
Federal
$252,000
Last Updated 06.13.2019
+ 2013 Volunteer Express '13-14 Section 5310 / JARC / NF Operating Hanover Township $4,800
  • Federal
Completed

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Description

This project is a volunteer driver program that supplements the services offered by Hanover Township¿s Dial-A-Bus program. Volunteer drivers utilizing their own vehicles provide door-to-door service for older adults. Local share will be provided with transportation development credits.

Current Activities

The grantee has concluded this program. This project is complete.

Funding Amounts by Source

Source Amount
Federal
$4,800
Last Updated 06.21.2019
+ 2013 Volunteer Express '13-14 Section 5310 / JARC / NF Administration Hanover Township $4,800
  • Federal
Completed

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Description

This project is a volunteer driver program that supplements the services offered by Hanover Township¿s Dial-A-Bus program. Volunteer drivers utilizing their own vehicles provide door-to-door service for older adults. Local share will be provided with transportation development credits.

Current Activities

The grantee has concluded this program. This project is complete.

Funding Amounts by Source

Source Amount
Federal
$4,800
Last Updated 06.21.2019
+ 2013 to 2014 Will County Mobility Management Program '13-14 Section 5310 / JARC / NF Mobility Management Will County $81,731
  • Local
  • Federal
Completed

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Description

This project helps to implement the county's coordinated paratransit plan initially funded through the RTA¿s Community Planning program. The program provides transportation and mobility management services for persons with disabilities and older adults residing in eastern Will County townships. Participating townships: Crete Township, Frankfort Township, Monee Township, Peotone Township, Washington Township, and Will Township

Current Activities

Mobility Management funds have been fully expended. This project is complete. The Mobility Manager continues to coordinate services with the six participating townships.

Funding Amounts by Source

Source Amount
Local
$16,346
Federal
$65,385
Last Updated 04.21.2021
+ 2012 Naperville/Lisle Partners Ride DuPage to Work '12 Section 5310 / JARC / NF Operating Naperville $641,822
  • Local
  • Federal
Completed

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Description

This project, as part of the Ride DuPage program provides seniors and individuals with disabilities increased employment opportunities by providing them with transportation to jobs in and outside of their own town and at times that may extend beyond traditional work hours. Seven local governments sponsor the service: City of Naperville, Naperville Township, Lisle Township, Wheatland Township, Village of Glen Ellyn, City of Wheaton, and Milton Township.

Current Activities

The service provided 2,448 trips in September 2016.

This project is complete.

Funding Amounts by Source

Source Amount
Local
$320,911
Federal
$320,911
Last Updated 09.30.2019
+ 2012 Ride in Kane Phase 9 & 10 Section 5310 / JARC / NF Operating Association for Individual Development (AID) $5,613,611
  • Local
  • Federal
In Progress

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Description

In its fifth year of operation, the Ride in Kane project coordinates paratransit services in Kane County into a centralized system that optimizes transportation resources for older adults, persons with disabilities, and low-income individuals. The sponsors of Phases 9 and 10 include 19 private, non-profit organizations and local units of government.

Current Activities

The service provided 283 JARC trips in March 2021.  Ridership is down due to COVID-19.

New Freedom funding has been fully expended for this phase of the project.

Funding Amounts by Source

Source Amount
Local
$2,761,713
Federal
$2,851,898
Last Updated 04.21.2021
+ 2012 Ride in Kane Phase 9 & 10 Section 5310 / JARC / NF Administration Association for Individual Development (AID) $5,613,611
  • Local
  • Federal
In Progress

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Description

In its fifth year of operation, the Ride in Kane project coordinates paratransit services in Kane County into a centralized system that optimizes transportation resources for older adults, persons with disabilities, and low-income individuals. The sponsors of Phases 9 and 10 include 19 private, non-profit organizations and local units of government.

Current Activities

The service provided 283 JARC trips in March 2021.  Ridership is down due to COVID-19.

New Freedom funding has been fully expended for this phase of the project.

Funding Amounts by Source

Source Amount
Local
$2,761,713
Federal
$2,851,898
Last Updated 04.21.2021