FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
For more information, contact:
David M. Levy
July 8, 2013
The Alaska Mobility Coalition (AMC) is pleased to announce the kickoff of the Fairbanks Transportation Project. The AMC, along with the FNSB, was one of seventeen communities across the country awarded a national grant to look into the transportation needs of seniors and people with disabilities in Fairbanks. This project will initiate the implementation of the coordination strategies identified in the Mobility Management Plan that was recently completed. The AMC, in partnership with the Fairbanks North Star Borough, the Fairbanks Metropolitan Area Transportation System, Access Alaska, the Fairbanks Resource Agency, and other community stakeholders will be working to develop an Action Plan, by December 31st, to carry forward the implementation of the strategies developed n the Mobility Management Plan. The public is invited to attend the first meeting of the Fairbanks Transportation Partnership Group, which will be held on July 16th from 11:30am – 2:00 pm at the Morris Thompson Cultural Center. For more information (including teleconference and transportation assistance as well as accommodations for people with disabilities) please contact Andi Nations (project consultant) at email@example.com no later than July 12, 2013.
The AMC is a private, non-profit membership organization that represents and advocates for public and community transportation in Alaska, The AMC has 144 members from Bethel to Prince of Wales Island. AMC members provide over seven million rides annually for Alaskans to get to work, school and medical appointments. For more information, please go to the AMC website at www.alaskamobility.org