PORTCO, Inc. in Portsmouth, Virginia proposes to provide transportation for people with developmental and other …

PORTCO, Inc. in Portsmouth, Virginia proposes to provide transportation for people with developmental and other significant disabilities in the cities of Portsmouth, Norfolk, Chesapeake, Virginia Beach, Hampton, Newport News and Suffolk for the purpose of transporting to and from jobs, job-related activities, and other community integration and socialization projects. Funds are being requested from the Commonwealth of Virginia to expand this project through the FTA Section 5310 Program. Funding will be used to support the operation of the transportation project and to purchase 2 (two) five passenger minivans with ramps. The vehicles will be used to transport wheelchair and ambulatory participants from their homes in Hampton Roads to various work sites and back to their homes between the hours of 6:00 am to 10:00 pm; Monday through Friday. The expansion of this program may be available for shared use with other agencies during these and other times. We invite any interested public or private transit or paratransit operator in the Hampton Roads area to comment on the proposed project/service by sending a written notice by February 2, 2018 to the Virginia Department Rail and Public Transportation - Public Transportation Division, 600 E. Main Street, Suite 2102, Richmond, Virginia 23219, and to PORTCO, Inc. 800 Loudoun Avenue, Portsmouth, VA 23707. VP 25593134A

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The Virginian-Pilot
Published - The Virginian-Pilot : 01/13/2018, 01/14/2018, 01/15/2018, 01/16/2018