Entries by KiYa Moghaddam

RATP Dev USA Donates $5,000 to Support the TEF’s Mission to Provide Low-income Individuals with Access to Mass Transit Systems

  RATP Dev USA has announced it has donated $5,000 to the Transit Empowerment Fund (TEF) in Austin, Texas on behalf of Capital Metro. The donation will enable the TEF to provide 10,000 Day Passes and 1,110 7-Day Passes to nonprofit organizations whose clients who are elderly, disabled or students. The Transit Empowerment Fund was established in […]

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 […]