TxDOT Schedules Public Meeting on Enhancing Mobility for Seniors

The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) is hosting a listening session regarding public transportation for seniors and individuals with disabilities in rural communities.

The meeting will be held on Thursday, December 13, 2018 at 3:00 p.m. at Riter C. Hulsey Public Library located at 301 N. Rockwall, Terrell, TX 75160.

The purpose of the meeting is to gather information from local stakeholders regarding the transit needs of seniors and individuals with disabilities in this area. Information will be provided as to the local application process.

TxDOT promotes and supports public transportation by collaborating with local governments, nonprofit entities and other transportation providers. TxDOT provides funding to assist the needs of seniors and persons with disabilities when current transportation service is unavailable, insufficient or inappropriate.

The federal Enhanced Mobility for Seniors and Individuals with Disabilities program provides funds for public transportation services aiding seniors and individuals with disabilities. The public is invited to provide input regarding local needs.

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