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One size does not fit all

In our agency we measure performance on an individual basis. Individuals with developmental disabilities have barriers that are very unique to their economic, social, and disability. If the FTA could measure the "quality of life" because of the capital or funds being offered to agencies who help seniors and individuals with disabilities would be a better understanding of the individuals we serve. A lot of the agencies ...more »

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State and Local Requests for Data and Performance Measures

Agencies that administer Section 5310 programs or organizations/jurisdictions that supply the local match are often asked to provide data and performance reports or explanations of social/financial impacts. Typically these requests come from state legislative assemblies or local and regional councils. As a Section 5310 grantee (state direct recipient) or sub-grantee, what performance measures or success indicators have ...more »

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Program/Project Evaluation

Performance measures should be tied to the purposes and anticipated short term and long term outcomes of 5310 projects - and thinking about both qualitative and quantiative measures is important! At the program level -- some sort of electronic submission of data by grantees would enhance the quality and efficiency of data collection. The US Department of Education has a robust performance measure system for its TA&D ...more »

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MAP-21 Realignment

As an Area Agency on Aging in Southern Indiana Funding jurisdiction for our area was realigned with Kentucky, As a result, There have been no 5310 applications permitted for the past two years. Does anyone know of anything that can be to restart the 5310 program in our corner of the world?

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Cost per ride comparisons

Current perfomance measures include cost-per-ride, yet for volunteer driver programs, there is no industry standard formula for calculating this. I know because I operate one and can not find two agencies who calculate this measure the same. We need an industry standardized formula so "apples can be compared to apples." This formula should include cash costs only, not inkind contributions like free volunteer drivers. ...more »

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USERS OF THE ENHANCED MOBILITY PROGRAM

I have a huge concern with the amout of time that seniors or people with disability are left waiting to be picked up. Some people have decided to not use the services becuase they have been left waiting on some occasion more than an hour. Seniors and people with disability cannot stand for very long, it causes more stress on those waiting. I beleive there should be accountability in the services provided. In the ...more »

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Performance Measures

From a statistical perspective the best performance measures would be the number of customers served in correlation with increased ridership and expansion of personal mobility. There should also be consideration of whether services funded could be sustainable if federal funding is interrupted or becomes unavailable.Programs that demonstrate multi-stakeholder (state/local government, non-profit, private company, etc.) ...more »

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