Human Services Transportation (HST) includes a broad range of service options designed to meet the needs of the region’s transportation disadvantaged, including persons with disabilities, individuals with lower incomes and older adults. These individuals have different needs and require a variety of transportation services to ensure quality of life. Planning and Coordinating HST helps to improve the efficiency of limited transportation resources, reduce duplication of services and improve customer satisfaction.
Public Hearings on Proposed Title VI Policies Scheduled
MARTA is holding a series of public meetings to receive feedback about its proposed Title VI policies. These policies are designed to ensure fair and equal treatment for minority and low-income groups when service or fare changes occur. MARTA wants public input in the decision-making process for all proposed policies, and coments will be shared with the MARTA Board. Meetings will be held at various locations on December 9th, 10th and 12th. Click here for more information.
2012-2013 Coordinated HST Plan Limited Update
On March 27, 2013, the Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC) adopted the 2012-2013 Coordinated Human Services Transportation Plan Update, which provides a framework for the Atlanta region to improve mobility for the older adult, low income and disabled populations. The plan identifies the transportation needs of HST populations and provides strategies and solutions to address those needs throughout the region. Click here to review a copy of the 2012-2013 plan update.
FY 2012 JARC and New Freedom Grant Awards
The Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC) has awarded more than $3.9 million in FY 2012 (FTA) Section 5316 Job Access and Reverse Commute (JARC) and Section 5317 New Freedom grant program funding to 14 sub recipients to operate transportation programs and transit routes that serve individuals who do not drive because of age, disability, or because they cannot afford a car. For more information please read the press release.
ARC welcomes your involvement in the HST planning process.
"A Matter of Mobility", 2:00 Version from Atlanta Regional Commission on Vimeo.