Funding for Trip Fare Assistance
The two programs that provide funding for MyRide to deliver trip fare assistance is the Job Access and Reverse Commute (JARC, Section 5316) and the New Freedom Program (Section 5317).
1.) JARC funding assists low income customers with access to transportation to work and other work-related services or activities.
Work/work related activities are defined as trips
- to and from work (including taking dependents to daycare) in Washtenaw County.
- to interviews, orientations, and job training (in and out of Washtenaw County).
- to job search at designated locations in Washtenaw County.
2.) New Freedom funding assists individuals with a disability (physical, mental, sensory and emotional) to access transportation for any trip purpose including work trips; however non emergency medical trips are generally given priority.