This is a Community Announcement from several community partners. It was not written by the Ithaca Voice. To submit Community Announcements, send them to Matt Butler at mbutler@ithacavoice.com.

On Thursday, April 14, 2022 from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Coltivare in downtown Ithaca or via Zoom, a meeting is being held to voice input over how to best address transportation concerns in parts of Ithaca. It is being hosted by the Downtown Ithaca Alliance, Unbroken Promise Initiative, TCAT, the Center for Community Transportation, Southside Community Center and the City of Ithaca. There is also a Zoom option available at this link.

The intent of the meeting is to share information about a possible state grant opportunity to improve and enhance electric transportation options for underserved communities, particularly on West Hill, Southside, and in the Downtown/Flats areas.

Learn about this possible $7.0 million Electric Mobility grant opportunity available through NYSERDA. TCAT/Ithaca is one of six finalist communities—three NYS communities will win $7.0 million awards. Share information about your transportation needs and brainstorm about how a major grant can help transform our urban transportation service, particularly for underserved communities.

Pizza and Soft Drinks Provided / Rides from West Hill Available

Prior to the meeting, please complete this questionnaire Public Input: Improving Transportation Survey If you’re unable to complete the digital questionnaire, copies will be available at the meeting.

For more information and to reserve a free ride from West Hill to Coltivare (and back), contact UPI at unbroken.promise.initiative@gmail.com, or call TCAT at 60