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New Mobility West Community Assistance programs are available to applicants from municipal or county governments, downtown development authorities, tribal governments, urban renewal authorities, or non-profit organizations.

Now accepting applications!

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NMW provides direct technical assistance to communities across the Rocky Mountain West to address specific challenges or opportunities at the nexus of transportation and community development.

Assistance projects will be tailored to local needs and opportunities and will take place over two to four months.

Although there are many categories of assistance available, here are three examples of issues addressed by our Community Assistance programs:

State Highways in Communities

Communities and state departments of transportation (DOTs) are commonly confronted with an array of challenges when a highway runs through a downtown, along a main street or through other areas. NMW assistance will help communities and DOTs create win-win solutions that address both transportation and community goals.

Local Capital Improvement Planning and Investment

Cities, towns and counties must maximize the return on their investment in transportation infrastructure. At the same time, market demand is pushing for projects that address multiple modes of transportation. NMW assistance will help communities take a strategic approach to capital planning and investment to expand mobility options while improving the community and attracting new investment.

Reshaping Commercial Corridors

A growing number of communities are looking to reshape outdated commercial strips into more vibrant and walkable places. Assistance will focus on helping communities revitalize outmoded corridors as well as expand mobility options.

Learn more about community assistance programs, and how you can apply, by visiting our community assistance main page.

 

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5 Comments

  1. John Egan August 27, 2014 at 1:53 pm

    Pagosa Springs, Colorado is a prime example of the very transportation and community revitalization this article addresses, and as Dtrector of Transportation for Archuleta County and town councilor for the Town of Pagosa Springs, I can assure you of an interested and cooperative partner in exploring how our community can grow into an up–to-date town and county for the 21st Century. Please let me know how I can be a part of this.

    Thank you,

    John Egan

     
  2. John Lavey September 3, 2014 at 6:03 pm

    Hi John, thanks for getting in touch. The best way to express interest in our TA projects would be to check out the information on the community assistance pages. After review, then consider applying via our online or hard copy application process. That can be found here: http://newmobilitywest.org/community-assistance/ca-application-winter-2014-15/

    You can also contact the NMW program manager, Jillian Sutherland, at 970-928-3411 or jsutherland@sonoraninstitute.org. She will be happy to speak with you.

    Best,
    -John Lavey

     
  3. Richard A Rolland February 11, 2016 at 3:52 am

    Why are Tribal Governments not eligible for these grants? They have the same if not more serious problems with state highways running through their communities, as one example.

     
    • John Lavey February 11, 2016 at 5:22 pm

      Hi Richard,

      Thanks for catching this. Tribal governments are welcome to apply. We will update the pages with this info. Please do get in touch with Jillian Sutherland (jillian@communitybuilders.org) if you’ve other questions.

      Best,
      – John Lavey

       
      • Richard A Rolland February 11, 2016 at 6:02 pm

        John, that is great news. Thanks.
        I would hope to get the announcement with the new wording soon and will share with Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians and member tribes.
        Thanks Again,
        Richard

         

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