Transportation is above average in importance and availability. Affordable transportation to employment is important, including driving. Skagit Prosperity Report INFORMATION GATHERED 1.Thrive Fitness (13,700) 2.Davita Dialysis (13,700) 3.Whidbey General North (12,300) 4.Kidney Center (12,000) 5.Summerhill (11,000) Top Island Transit Origin-Destinations Restrictions on the use of school buses for other uses School Locations School Boundaries Fleet type and lift equipped buses NW Educational Service District Goal of increase coverage Additional agencies/ groups to engage Island Transit – 1,090k million fixed route, 64k paratransit trips Response to Agency Questionnaire American Community Survey Tables Identified: Disability Status Population older than 65 No Access to Vehicle Low Income (150%) Demographics Information Top Skagit Transit Origin-Destinations 1.Concrete TC (46,000) 2.Dialysis (34,800) 3.Anacortes TC(31,400) 4.Chinook Enterprises (24,200) 5.Life Care Center (14,900)
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PAST ISLAND- SKAGIT HSTP PRIORITIES
2007 PLAN PRIORITIES 1.Continuation of current services that would not otherwise operate without grant funds 2.New service established to meet an identified need 3.Extension or expansion of current services to meet an identified need What priorities were identified by the 2007 plan?
1.Organize an Information clearinghouse 2.Develop coordinated transportation quality of service standards 3.Maximize rider-based federal incentive programs 4.Integration with regional planning 5.Statewide dialogue on Medicaid Brokerage Procedures Policies 2010 PLAN PRIORITIES 1.Build facilities to transition paratransit riders to fixed routes 2.Expand specialized paratransit service fleet 3.Promote technology integration for operations and vehicles 4.Develop awareness- based marketing campaigns Projects 1.Maintain current levels of service 2.Align paratransit to meet needs of mobility-impaired 3.Fill service gaps to un- served or underserved areas 4.Connection to adjacent communities Programs Question: Does this look right? Add or remove?