Expanding Rural Access to Non-Emergency Medical Transportation

River Cities Public Transit will receive funding to expand a program that provides transportation for oncology patients to a large hospital in central South Dakota to all types of patients within a 60-mile radius. The project will feature an integrated single payment system and allow Avera St. Mary's Hospital to hire a full-time transportation coordinator to advocate the service.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • USDOT Research Hub DisplayID 157490


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  • Status: Active
  • Sponsor Organizations:

    Federal Transit Administration

  • Managing Organizations:

    Federal Transit Adminstration

    Office of Research, Demonstration, and Innovation
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Project Managers:

    Torng, Gwo-Wei

  • Start Date: 20210114
  • Expected Completion Date: 20221231
  • Actual Completion Date: 0
  • USDOT Program: Integrated Mobility Innovation
  • Subprogram: Expanding Rural Access to Non-Emergency Medical Transportation

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01865665
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: Department of Transportation
  • Files: RIP, USDOT
  • Created Date: Nov 28 2022 2:20PM