INNOVATIVE PARTNERSHIPS M Mason Transit Authority INNOVATIVE PARTNERSHIPS Brad Patterson, General Manager Kathy Geist, Transit-Community Center Manager Mike Oliver, Development Manager INNOVATIVE PARTNERSHIPS Healthy partnerships are essential to success in today’s business. FF Why are you seeking a partner? What are your needs? INNOVATIVE PARTNERSHIPS What does your partner bring to the table? ff What is needed for everyone in the partnership to find success? AFTER SCHOOL ACTIVITY BUS A partnership with the Shelton School District to provide additional transit resources utilizing school buses. Transportation is provided to the general public as well as school children. Connections are made with MTA routes. Available Monday through Friday after 5 p.m. when school is in session. SKOKOMISH/CUSHMAN PILOT PROJECT SKOKOMISH/CUSHMAN PILOT PROJECT Partnership with the Skokomish Indian Tribe. Service between Shelton, Hoodsport and Lake Cushman on Highway 101. SKOKOMISH/CUSHMAN PILOT PROJECT SKOKOMISH/CUSHMAN PILOT PROJECT 2500 2136 2000 1,753 1699 1,429 1500 1000 546 500 0 2Q2012 3Q2012 4Q2012 RIDERSHIP 1Q2013 2Q2013 COMMUNICATION IS CRITICAL TO SUCCESS! VOLUNTEER DRIVER PROGRAM Service is provided to people 60 years or older who are unable to drive or use regular transit. Volunteer drivers donate their time & vehicle and are reimbursed for mileage. Area Agency on Aging (AAA) VEHICLE WASH GET: Greeley-Evans Transit Colorado VEHICLE WASH PROJECT PARTNERS GET: Greeley-Evans Transit Colorado City of Greeley Federal Transit Administration Greeley School District Union Colony Fire Department Weld County A Good Beginning: THE 1956 WASHINGTON NATIONAL GUARD ARMORY From Franklin Street Transit-Community Center PAVERS PURCHASE A PAVER IN THE T-CC ATRIUM AND BECOME A PART OF MASON COUNTY HISTORY IN WHICH YOUR NAME WILL LIVE FOREVER! PIRATE PARTNERSHIPS XXX POSITIVE PARTNERSHIPS! PARTNERS Chamber of Commerce City of Shelton Community Center Association Community Programs Federal Transit Administration Mason County Simpson Timber Washington State WSDOT MOVING FORWARD…! CHOOSE YOUR PARTNERS CAREFULLY … NOT EVERY PARTNER IS WORTH PURSUING! MOVING FORWARD…! CHOOSE YOUR PARTNERS CAREFULLY … AND SOME LEAD TO SUCCESS!