Request for Proposals (RFP): National Center for Mobility Management (NCMM)
Date Posted: 8/10/2012
Closing Date: 9/28/2012
Program: Transportation Research Program
08/10/2012. Request for Proposals: National Center for Mobility Management (NCMM) (Word) (PDF) Synopses and RFP are posted on Grants.gov site as opportunity FTA-2012-012-TPM-NCMM. Proposals must be submitted electronically by 11:59 p.m., Eastern Time on September 28, 2012.
SUMMARY: The Federal Transit Administration (FTA), as the primary staff agency to the Federal Interagency Coordinating Council on Access and Mobility (CCAM), is soliciting proposals under FTA’s National Research Program to fund a National Center for Mobility Management (NCMM). The NCMM will carry-out activities to further mobility management and to improve and enhance the coordination of Federal resources for human service transportation, and especially transportation for people with disabilities, older adults and people with lower incomes.
FTA intends to fund the NCMM at $1,800,000 for the first year. This solicitation describes the priorities established for the NCMM, the proposal submission process, and criteria upon which proposals will be evaluated.
Eligible Applicants: Eligible proposers and recipients are national non-profit organizations with transportation and/or mobility management experience that have the capacity to provide public transportation-related technical assistance and the ability to deliver a national technical assistance and training program.
Dates: Complete proposals must be submitted electronically by 11:59 p.m., Eastern Time on September 28, 2012. All potential applicants are advised to begin the http://www.grants.gov registration process immediately, if they have not previously submitted Federal assistance applications through http://www.grants.gov, in order to be able to meet the deadline. FTA expects to award funds through a Cooperative Agreement soon after selection.
Addresses: Proposals must be submitted electronically to http://www.Grants.Gov.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For general program information, as well as proposal-specific questions, please send an email to FTA.UWR@dot.gov or contact Pamela Brown at (202) 493-2503 or Erik Weber at (202) 366-0705. A TDD is available at 1-800-877-8339 (TDD/FIRS).