The Mass Transit Program operates under the umbrella of the Division of Economic Development and Public Service at Mississippi Valley State University. Mass Transit is charged with the responsibility of developing mobility options for residents in its service area.
To plan, develop, and provide mobility options for the general public in the project's service area that are safe, reliable, accessible, and cost-effective.
I. To provide assistance in meeting the needs of low-income, elderly, and disabled persons in this project's service area with affordable and safe transportation during this program year ending September 30, 2019.
II. Mass Transit along with the Delta Rides Regional Coordination Group is collaborating with the Mississippi Department of Human Services (MDHS) to provide transportation as a part of Project Smart Start. This pilot program will initially service Washington County and eventually be rolled out the model for the State of Mississippi.
III. Mass Transit will be working with the staff at Mississippi Delta Community College to provide the transportation component for the EDGE Program (Ethics, Discipline, Goals, Employment) a national research project. Classes are held at the CAPP Training Center in Indianola, MS.
MVSU's Mass Transit Program does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, qualified handicap or disability in any of its policies, practices, or procedures.
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Sonji Foster, Project Director
14000 Hwy. 82West - Box 7292
Itta Bena, MS 38941