Flint MTA offering free rides on MLK Day

 Honoring Martin Luther King, Jr. Free Fare Day(January 15- Martin Luther King, Jr. Day)(Flint, MI.-January 10, 2024) In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr., MTA is providing a Free Fare Day on January 15, 2024, for our local Fixed Route and Your Ride services. MTA plays a vital role in providing transportation for our community, and to help celebrate Martin Luther King’s legacy, we are offering a Free Fare Day on the January 15 holiday. The Free Fare Day only applies to the MTA’s Fixed Route and Your Ride services and will be effective during normal business hours on January 15. Certain limitations could apply, and general transportation guidelines and eligibility criteria for each service will remain in place. Individuals eligible to use Your Ride will have to schedule a ride for that day at least 24 hours in advance by calling (810) 767-5541. Fixed Route buses will be following their normal routes and schedules. MTA is glad to be able to offer this service on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. If you have any questions about times and schedules, feel free to visit the website at or call MTA customer service at (810) 767-0100 MTA, under the leadership of CEO, Ed Benning strives to make a positive difference in our community every day.

BraunAbility announces series of training webinars for 2024

BraunAbility has announced several training webinars on their lift equipment for the coming year.  Registration for all can be found at this link:Register Program - Webex

Leadership Training Opportunities

Lansing Community College offers several leadership training opportunities in the month of October. Please see details in Conferences & Training Page Link.

Deadline Reminder for RTAP Grant Payments

RTAP Eligible Agencies: We wanted to remind you about an important update regarding grant applications and pending reimbursements for the current fiscal year. Grant Application Deadline: New grant requests will not be accepted after September 15 of the current fiscal year. If you have been considering submitting a new grant application, please ensure it is submitted on or before this deadline to be considered for funding during this fiscal year. After September 15, we will not be able to accept any new grant applications until the next fiscal year. Pending Reimbursements: For those who have previously submitted grant applications and are awaiting reimbursements, we kindly request that you submit all required documentation and receipts for processing before Oct 6. After this date, all open grants will be closed.  This deadline allows us to process your reimbursement requests in a timely manner and helps ensure that you receive the funds you are owed. We must comply with these deadlines which are set by MDOT. Please ensure that all necessary paperwork, including expense reports and receipts, is submitted by this deadline. Failure to meet this deadline may result in delays in processing your reimbursement request. If you have any questions or require assistance regarding your grant application or reimbursement, please do not hesitate to reach out to me.  We are here to assist you throughout the process. Thank you for your prompt attention to this matter.   Kind Regards,  Pink Cianciolo Pink CiancioloMichigan Public Transit Association1401 E Lansing Dr, Ste 108, East Lansing, MI 48823 (517-816-4092) 

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