Entries by Bullet Media

CCC, RideAustin and Dell Med to Provide Ride-Share to Low-Income Patients

A lack of accessible transportation limits a patient’s ability to receive the most appropriate level of care, at the appropriate time, in the best location. For this reason, the Community Care Collaborative (CCC), RideAustin, and Dell Medical School at The University of Texas at Austin are partnering to use ride-share services to help low-income and uninsured Travis […]

Health Care Providers Seek More Funds to Transport Low-income Patients

Three months into a pilot program, Austin health care providers are looking for more funding to deliver patients to and from medical appointments with a local ride-share company. Community Care Collaborative, Central Health’s nonprofit partnership with Seton Healthcare Family, has partnered with RideAustin to provide free transportation to and from appointments for patients who can’t […]

Capital Metro Touts Partnership That Keeps Vulnerable Residents Moving

A nonprofit effort to expand transportation equity in Austin is celebrating a milestone while also dropping six figures to expand its scope. Last week, the Transit Empowerment Fund announced it has provided its 3,000,000th bus ride via its partnership with the Capital Metropolitan Transportation Authority. At a press conference on Tuesday, TEF Chair Janet Allen […]