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Introduction

This work category provides for door to door subsidised taxi or specialist transport provider trips for people with disabilities, including administration, maintenance and operation of facilities and equipment associated with the Total Mobility scheme.

Qualifying activities

The work category includes a range of qualifying activities.

  • Examples of qualifying activities

    Examples of qualifying activities

    Examples of qualifying activities include, but may not be limited to:

    • contracting and management of Total Mobility agencies, and operators
    • registration, assessment, allocation of vouchers and management of scheme members
    • management of data based systems used to assist the operation of the total mobility scheme
    • the operation of community transport schemes where the users of the service are people who would be eligible for the Total Mobility scheme.

    Other potential activities that are not in the above list of examples should be discussed with the Transport Agency for eligibility.

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Exclusions

A range of exclusions applies to the work category.

Funding assistance rate (FAR)

The usual funding assistance rate is dependent on whether  the Approved Organisation is signed up to the scheme and the phase being implemented, and is:

  • 60% for Approved Organisations signed up to and implementing Phase 2
  • 50% for Approved Organisations signed up to and implementing Phase 1
  • 40% for Approved Organisations not signed up to either Phase 1 or 2 of the scheme

 Current FARs are shown in the Total Mobility FAR table.

Applying for funding approval

Applications for funding approval should be made through the Public transport existing services module in Transport Investment Online(external link) (TIO).

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