French Broad River Metropolitan Planning Organization issues call for projects

Here’s the update from the French Broad River Metropolitan Planning Organization:

To French Broad River MPO Regional Transit Operators, Human Services Transportation stakeholders list, media partners and PIOs:

This announcement is to let you know that the 2014 French Broad River MPO Jobs Access Reverse Commute call for projects is now open.  Applications are due to lyuba@landofsky.orgby close of business day on May 23, 2014.  Please find attached the timeline.  $193,140 is available for JARC projects for the current (2014) call for projects. The application is posted on the MPO website at  Additional information about the FBRMPO JARC call for projects available at

Fiscal Year
(Grant Type)
Job Access Reverse Commute (JARC)

JARC Funding Available for Projects


JARC Funding for Administrative Oversight (at 10%)


Total JARC Funding-10% of FY 2014 5307 Apportionment for Asheville Urbanized Area


Please share with your TAB/CTAB boards and stakeholder networks as appropriate.
MPO staff will be contacting members of the JARC Selection Committee to schedule a meeting date in early June for JARC project selection.

Please let me know if you have any questions.

Lyuba Zuyeva, AICP
Transportation Planner, French Broad River Metropolitan Planning Organization


French Broad River Metropolitan Planning will hold a call for FTA Jobs Access Reverse Commute funding (JARC) funding towards a portion of the 5307 allocation to Asheville Urbanized Area.

  • March 11, 2014: MPO/RPO Transit Operators Group meeting to review the timeline
  • April 10th: MPO TCC meets and approves the timeline and Selection Committee members
  • April 24th: MPO Board meets and approves the timeline and Selection Committee members
  • April 28th: RFP for JARC projects issued
  • May 23rd: Deadline to submit project applications
  • May 23rd-June 12th-: Selection Committee meets to approve the projects
  • June 26th: FBRMPO Board approves the selected projects

    JARC Selection Committee- Agency List based on List Approved by MPO Board for 2012 JARC New Freedom Call for Projects (Subject to no Direct Conflict of Interest)

  • Land-of-Sky Regional Council Aging & Volunteer Services Division
  • Workforce Development Board
  • Buncombe County Planning
  • Haywood County Planning
  • Henderson County Planning
  • Buncombe County DSS
  • Haywood County DSS
  • Henderson County DSS
  • Buncombe County Division of Vocational

    Rehabilitation Services (DVRS) Advantage West

  • Pisgah Legal Services
  • On-Track Financial Education &Counseling

• Haywood County Vocational Opportunities • Henderson County Vocational Solutions
• AB-Tech Community College
• Blue Ridge Community College

• Haywood Community College • UNCA

• Goodwill
• Warren Wilson College • City of Asheville
• Town of Black Mountain

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