For the second year in a row the area Regional Shared Transportation project was one of the 27 applications to receive an award. In this expansion of last year's grant the five original communities of Acton, Boxborough, Littleton, Maynard and Stow will now include include Concord, Westford and possibly Carlisle. Our private partners will expand from Clock Tower Place of Maynard to also include Fiba, Cisco, IBM, Sam Park Co and possibly Red Hat. The goal of the project is to create a Transit Management Association "CrossTown Connect" which will work to develop a comprehensive and cohesive transportation system which will meet the needs of para-transit riders, commuters, reverse commuters and the general public.
PATRICK-MURRAY ADMINISTRATION ANNOUNCES $2.25 MILLION IN COMMUNITY INNOVATION CHALLENGE GRANTS FOR MUNICIPALITIES, REGIONAL SCHOOL DISTRICTS AND PLANNING AGENCIES ACROSS MASSACHUSETTS
BOSTON - Tuesday, February 12, 2013 - Lieutenant Governor Timothy Murray and Secretary of Administration and Finance Glen Shor today announced the 27 recipients of the $2.25 million Community Innovation Challenge (CIC) grant program to incentivize and support innovative regionalization and other cost saving initiatives. These programs will change the way local governments do business to maintain service delivery and stretch every tax payer dollar as far as possible.
Expansion and Implementation of a Reconfigured Transportation Management Association ($60,000)
Towns of Acton (Lead); Boxborough, Concord, Littleton, Maynard, Stow, and Westford