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Bridging Transportation Gaps: The Economic Wisdom of Utilizing TNCs

February 21 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Free

Nonprofits grappling with transportation challenges can find effective solutions through Transportation Network Companies (TNCs) such as Lyft and Uber. Discover a strategic approach that eliminates transportation barriers and provides unprecedented flexibility for your volunteers, staff, and clients.

In this webinar, explore EZ Ride’s statewide initiative, EZ Ryde4Life, as a cost-effective option to address your transportation challenges. Gain insights into the successful collaboration between O.C.E.A.N., Inc., a Community Action Agency serving Ocean, Cape May, and Atlantic counties, and EZ Ride in overcoming the transportation hurdles for diverse clients, including seniors, veterans, low-income individuals, the homeless, and those dealing with substance misuse. Join us to hear this success story and explore the potential benefits for your community.

Speakers:

  • Avnish Gupta, COO & General Counsel of EZ Ride

Avnish Gupta is the Chief Operating Officer & General Counsel of Meadowlands Transportation Brokerage Corporation d/b/a EZ Ride.  Avnish is responsible for EZ Ride’s legal, risk management, internal audit, safety and security, regulatory compliance, human resources, and provides day-to-day counsel on all legal, governance and operational issues.

Joining EZ Ride in 2004, Avnish was instrumental in growing the company’s nascent Shuttle Operations Program that now runs 24×7 filling the gaps in public transit to help solve the first/last mile challenges for commuters and welfare clients. In 2017, Avnish conceived the EZ Ryde4Life Program, negotiated agreements with Lyft and Uber, and created a unique statewide transportation program serving the seniors, veterans, and low-income populations.  Avnish is helping build partnerships with nonprofits and municipal, county, and state agencies to effectively lower the transportation barrier for the target populations.

Additionally, Avnish is currently serving on the Board of Directors of Nonprofits Insurance Alliance.

Prior to joining EZ Ride, Avnish had diverse professional experience, including, Indian Army as a Commissioned Officer, law practice in India and the U.S.  Avnish is a graduate of National Defense Academy, Indian Military Academy, Delhi University (Bachelor of Laws), and Georgetown University Law Center (Master of Laws).

Registration link: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEtcOCspj0uHtWGHLGD5jpyqYUJzgBuRvr9

Details

Date:
February 21
Time:
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
Website:
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEtcOCspj0uHtWGHLGD5jpyqYUJzgBuRvr9#/registration

Organizer

New Jersey Center for Nonprofits
Phone:
732-227-0800
Email:
center@njnonprofits.org
View Organizer Website

Venue

Virtual