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Guidebook for attracting paratransit patrons to fixed-route services

by John N. Balog

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Published by National Academy Press in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Paratransit services -- United States.,
    • Local transit -- United States -- Marketing.,
    • People with disabilities -- Transportation -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJohn N. Balog.
      SeriesReport / Transit Cooperative Research Program,, 24, Report (Transit Cooperative Research Program) ;, 24.
      ContributionsUnited States. Federal Transit Administration., Transit Development Corporation., National Research Council (U.S.). Transportation Research Board.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHE308 .B35 1997
      The Physical Object
      Pagination1 v. (various pagings) :
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL704592M
      ISBN 100309060680
      LC Control Number97061131
      OCLC/WorldCa37362658

        ADA Paratransit service is provided during the hours and days that fixed route service is available in the same area. If a rider is uncertain whether ADA Paratransit service is available at a specific time, he/she should contact the carrier operating in the area where they wish to travel (see section on Contact Numbers). “Attracting Paratransit Patrons to Fixed-Route Service.” This report focuses specifically on the incentives used to incentivize paratransit users to switch to fixed-route service. It identifies the paratransit passengers most likely to use fixed-route transit and the most effective strategies for making fixed-route transit attractive.

      Complementary Paratransit Service - Complementary Paratransit Service is a door-to-door, lift equipped shared ride transportation service. Yolobus Special operates within the same times and to the same places as fixed- route buses. Public, fixed-route transportation systems must be accessible to persons with Size: 1MB. Identifying and removing barriers to using fixed-route services will improve the public transportation travel experience for everyone and will enable some ADA paratransit eligible people to use fixed-route services for some or all of their public transportation trips. Guidebook for Attracting Paratransit Patrons to Fixed-Route Services and.

      CAT’s paratransit service, CAT Mobility, is specifically designed to transport eligible persons with disabilities in Chatham County in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of This includes people who are unable, due to a permanent or temporary physical or mental disability, to use the fixed-route public. Paratransit challenges the conventional approach to public transport in the United States, which depends on fixed-route, fixed-schedule, publicly owned or regulated systems such as buses and trains. Paratransit is a type of service which relies on small vehicles which are frequently privately owned and operated, and which may not work on a Cited by:


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Guidebook for attracting paratransit patrons to fixed-route services by John N. Balog Download PDF EPUB FB2

Guidebook for Attracting Paratransit Patrons to Fixed-Route Services. TRB's Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP) Report Guidebook for Attracting Paratransit Patrons to Fixed-Route Services identifies the characteristics and preferences of four distinct market segments: people with disabilities who use fixed-route transit; people with disabilities who use paratransit; others who currently use paratransit.

GUIDEBOOK FOR ATTRACTING PARATRANSIT PATRONS TO FIXED-ROUTE SERVICES. This Guidebook will be of interest to transit managers and planners in transit systems that provide complementary paratransit services under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

Get this from a library. Guidebook for attracting paratransit patrons to fixed-route services. [John N Balog; United States. Federal Transit Administration.; Transit Development Corporation.; National Research Council (U.S.).

Transportation Research Board.] -- Paratransit services are more expensive to provide on a per-trip basis than fixed-route transit, so operating efficiencies could be. TCRP REP Guidebook for Attracting Paratransit Patrons to Fixed-Route Services. By John N. Balog. Transportation Research Board, National Research Council, National Academy Press, Softcover.

Approximately 11 x inches. Approximately pages. This book will be of interest to transit managers and planners inSeller Rating: % positive.

Guidebook for Attracting Paratransit Patrons to Fixed-Route Services identifies the characteristics and preferences of four distinct market segments: people with disabilities who use fixed-route transit; people with disabilities who use paratransit; others who currently use paratransit; and people with disabilities who normally do not use by: Paratransit services are more expensive to provide on a per-trip basis than fixed-route transit, so operating efficiencies could be achieved by attracting some paratransit riders to fixed route.

The Guidebook identifies the characteristics and preferences of four distinct market segments: people with disabilities who use fixed-route transit; people with disabilities who use paratransit; others who currently use paratransit. TCRP Rep "Guidebook for Attracting Paratransit Patrons to Fixed-Route Services," will be of interest to transit managers and planners in transit systems that provide complementary paratransit services under the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA).

Paratransit services are more expensive to provide on a per-trip basis than fixed-route transit, so operating efficiencies could be achieved by.

to independently use the RTC fixed route services. The RTC strives to provide safe and reliable service for all members of the community, and is committed to providing customers with the most up-to-date information available. You will find within this guide information you will need to use the RTC ADA Paratransit Size: KB.

ability to use the regular fixed-route service. These categories are Unconditional, Conditional, Trip-by-Trip, Temporary, or not eligible. Unconditional – Applicant is not able to use accessible regular fixed-route transit service under any circumstances and is eligible for all trips on ADA complementary paratransit service.

OTHER SERVICES Paratransit customers can ride all scheduled SamTrans fixed-route buses for free by using their Redi-Wheels or RediCoast card and a photo Identification. Redi-Wheels and RediCoast are services of the San Mateo County Transit District SERVICE AREA Redi-Wheels serves the Bayside of San Mateo County and Size: 1MB.

DART Paratransit also offers a feeder service, for those individuals who can take Paratransit to the nearest bus or rail terminal, and continue to their destination by bus or rail. Feeder service must be taken to the nearest practical bus or rail terminal that will get you to your final destination.

The service complements available local accessible bus and light rail (fixed-route) transit service in that it must be provided as an alternative form of transit when and where local-fixed route service is running. ADA paratransit service is provided within 3/4 of a mile of bus or light rail service and is intended to be used as a “safety net.

DART Paratransit Service is an origin to destination, curb-to-curb, public transportation service for people with disabilities who are unable to use DART fixed route buses or trains.

We provide reasonable modification of policy and practice upon request to ensure that our transportation services are accessible to people with disabilities. Paratransit is a shared-ride form of public transportation that complements MTS’s fixed route service.

MTS provides service that is equivalent to the fixed route system. MTS provide service for all types of trips such as work, medical, educational, recreational, etc. There are two types of services that are the offered by MTS’ Paratransit File Size: KB. OTHER SERVICES Paratransit customers can ride all scheduled SamTrans fixed-route buses for free by using their Redi-Wheels or RediCoast card and a photo Identification.

Redi-Wheels and RediCoast are services of the San Mateo County Transit District SERVICE AREA Redi-Wheels serves the Bayside of San Mateo County and Pacifica. CHAPTER 3 BASIC STEPS INTRODUCTION This chapter describes the basic steps for each approach to attract paratransit patrons and people with disabilities to fixed-route services.

These steps are as follows: 1. Identify the need; 2. Define funding needs and resources; 3. Conduct public involvement; and 4. Conduct market research. “Feeder service” is a trip that is made partly by paratransit and partly by fixed-route bus or subway. At present, customers with conditional eligibility who are able to walk or wheel short distances (, or 5 or more blocks) begin their feeder service trip on AAR and then transfer to a fixed-route bus.

The bus takes them to a bus stop. HRT’s Paratransit service is an origin-to-destination, shared-ride service for the cities of Chesapeake, Hampton, Newport News, Norfolk, Portsmouth and Virginia Beach.

HRT provides Paratransit services to and from locations within 3/4 of a mile of our existing fixed-route services, using a variety of vehicles including lift-equipped vans. VTA ACCESS paratransit service is provided to eligible individuals with disabilities who cannot use conventional accessible bus and light rail transit service due to their physical, visual or cognitive disabilities.

Paratransit is shared ride public transportation, complementary to fixed route transit service. This means paratransit operates within the same service area and service times as. The findings will be presented in a guidebook to assist policy makers, transit providers, and planners in attracting people with disabilities and others to fixed-route transit.

Status: The findings have been published as TCRP Rep "Guidebook for Attracting Paratransit Patrons to Fixed-Route Services." This report is available also in portable document format (PDF).

Specialized Transit Talk. Fall Edition General Information. London Transit’s specialized transit service encompasses a range of service delivery options designed to meet the needs of the citizens of London who have a disability which prevents them, on a regular basis, from being able to use London’s regular, fixed route transit service.“paratransit feeder service” is addressed by § of the regulations.

On-call bus service, also known as Call-A-Lift-Bus service, allows a rider to make an advance reservation for an accessible fixed route bus. KSection 3 of Chapter 6 describes this type of service in more detail.

Paratransit feeder service refers to providing an.Customers with "conditional eligibility" will be able to use Paratransit Service only for specified trips in which they meet ADA paratransit eligibility standards.

This means, if you are able to use JTA fixed route services to complete a trip, you will not be eligible to use Paratransit Service for that trip.