Paratransit definition

Paratransit means those elements of public transit which provide service between specific origins and destinations selected by the individual user with such service being provided at a time that is agreed upon by the user and the provider of the service. Paratransit service is provided by taxis, limousines, “dial-a-ride” buses, and other demand-responsive operations that are characterized by their nonscheduled, non-fixed route nature.
Paratransit means flexible forms of public transportation services that are not provided over a fixed route, e.g. demand response service, and most often refers to wheelchair accessible service.
Paratransit means those elements of public transit which provide service between specific origins and destinations selected by the individual user with such service being provided at a time that is agreed upon by the user and the provider of the

Examples of Paratransit in a sentence

  • Except as prohibited by the rules of the Paratransit Program, a Driver may transport two or more passengers who voluntarily agree to split the fare between them.

  • All Taximeter makes and models must meet the approval of the SFMTA prior to their installation and must meet all requirements of the Paratransit Program.

  • Any new model of Ramp Taxi vehicle proposed for use as a Ramp Taxi shall be subject to the prior approval of the SFMTA and the Paratransit Coordinating Council.

  • Color Schemes must notify the Paratransit Broker within three working days of making any alteration to their In-Taxi Equipment.

  • Passenger requests for service must include the passenger's name, origin and destination, travel times, Paratransit Identification Number and appropriate information necessary to schedule the trip.


More Definitions of Paratransit

Paratransit means a class of transit service offering more flexible service than conventional fixed route transit. Paratransit service provides service to able bodied transit passengers as well as passengers with mobility difficulties.
Paratransit means those elements of public transit which provide service between specific origins and destinations selected by the individual user with such service being provided at a time that is agreed upon by the user and provider of the service. Paratransit service is provided by taxis, limousines, “dial-a-ride,” buses, and other demand-responsive operations that are characterized by their nonscheduled, nonfixed route nature.
Paratransit. Paratransit" shall mean comparable public transportation services required by the ADA for qualified individuals with disabilities who are unable to use fixed route transportation services, or service to other qualified individuals with disabilities, on demand, by reservations, by subscription, and on a shared-ride basis.
Paratransit means and includes any service, other than
Paratransit means transit services, including ridesharing, car or van pools, demand responsive buses, and other public transit services, which are characterized by their nonscheduled, non-fixed route nature.
Paratransit and "Handilift" shall mean comparable transportation service required by the ADA for individuals with disabilities who are unable to use the fixed route system, as defined in 49 C.F.R. § 37.3.
Paratransit refers to curb to curb transportation services provided to persons who are unable to utilize accessible fixed route service due to a disability, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, also referred to as ADA.