Mobility Management

Mobility management and a Mobility Manager strive to enhance transportation coordination and customer-centered service delivery. Mobility management:

  • Expands capacity through agency cooperation
  • Increases collaboration among public agencies and transportation providers
  • Reduces costs and increases efficiency through coordination
  • Uses existing community transportation services
  • Is an innovative, multi-agency approach to fill more vehicles
  • Utilizes information technology for travel information, trip planning, and service coordination.
  • Assists employees get to work
  • Assists people getting to medical appointments
  • Allows individuals to get to venues to purchase goods and services
  • Increases travel between municipalities and counties which stimulates local and state economy
  • Coordinating ride sharing and carpooling

Boonslick Regional Planning Commision
Boonslick Regional Planning Commissions logoBoonslick Regional Planning Commission is the regional planning commission for a 3 county region (Lincoln, Warren, and Montgomery Counties). Boonslick prepares a Public Transit / Human Services Transportation Coordination Plan that identifies priorities for the region. The current plan identifies the following priorities: (a) improving access and providing information on the available transportation options throughout the region; and (b) coordinating transportation and managing mobility for people with disabilities, senior citizens with mobility issues as well as expanding the available transportation to the broader community of Lincoln, Montgomery, Warren counties and the surrounding areas.

The Eastern Missouri Transportation Coordinating Council (EMTCC)

The Eastern Missouri Transportation Coordinating Council (EMTCC) is a voluntary council established to address the need for mobility management and transportation coordination in the region. Coordination of existing services reduces costs in an era of declining funding. It was started in June of 2012 by a group of citizens who recognized the need for increased transportation options. The EMTCC is comprised of community and agency leaders throughout the region.

The Vision
“People within the region get where they want to go.”
The Mission
“Sustain a regional partnership for better community access
through transportation coordination and mobility management.”

Meramec Regional Planning Commission (MRPC)
Meramec Regional Planning Comission LogoFormed in 1969, Meramec Regional Planning Commission is a voluntary council of governments serving counties and their respective cities in the Meramec Region. A professional staff of 24, directed by the MRPC board, offers technical assistance and services, such as grant preparation and administration, housing assistance, transportation planning, environmental planning, ordinance codification, business loans and other services to member communities. The Meramec Region Mobility Management system is a program to provide residents with information about transportation options in the eight-county Meramec Region. Mobility management is focused on coordinating reasonably priced transportation services to improve overall mobility for the general public, with an emphasis on the elderly, low income persons and persons with disabilities. The program partners with community leaders, local transportation providers, special interest groups, planning organizations and human service agencies to maximize resources and improve transportation access to the general public. The system will serve Crawford, Dent, Gasconade, Maries, Phelps, Pulaski, Osage and Phelps counties and coordinate with other participating regional planning commissions in the state.

MRPC Mobility Management Advisory Group

MRPC has formed a Mobility Management Advisory Group. The group is comprised of representatives from various local agencies, community leaders and citizens of the Meramec Region. The valuable group members will assist with essential mentoring to maximize the effects of the program. They will provide feedback and assist with locating available resources to achieve the mission of the Mobility Management Coordinated Transportation Plan. In addition, the group of individuals will bring unique knowledge and skills in order to more effectively guide the mobility management plan.

This mobility management program is funded by grants
Working in collaboration with a grant writing committee of the EMTCC, Boonslick RPC submitted the following two grants to fund the startup of Mobility Management in a region that includes the following counties: Lincoln, Warren, Montgomery counties and the surrounding areas including St. Charles, and Franklin Counties.

    • New Freedom Grant (FTA-5317) from the Missouri Department of Transportation
    • Missouri Developmental Disabilities Council under provisions of PL 106-402, the Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights Act.

MODOT image as MODOT is a grant funder for MORIDESMissouri Developmental Disabilities Council image as MODDC is a grant funder for MORIDES Developmental Disabilities Resource Board of St. Charles County City of St. Charles Warren County Developmental Disabilities Resource Board