NCDOT-IMD, in collaboration with NCDHHS, are currently collaborating on a plan to assist local transit agencies in providing rides to COVID-19 vaccinations.
On December 29th, 2020 the FTA posted a new Frequently Asked Question (CE18) regarding eligibility of transportation services to COVID-19 vaccination sites on its website that covers the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act and ER funding requirements. Key to the new guidance is the following statement:
CARES Act and Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2021 Funds
CARES Act and Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2021 funding may be used to cover operating expenses for any public transportation service to COVID-19 vaccination sites at a 100-percent federal share.