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 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 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
Paratransit. MEANS COMPARABLE TRANSPORTATION

Examples of Paratransit in a sentence

Includes all Public Transportation Fund Operating Sub-Fund Operations Revenue, less Vanpool and Paratransit.

Extend ADA Paratransit Service coverage for employment, medical and other trips.

If you miss the appeal request deadline, your Paratransit service will be suspended on the date listed on your notice of service suspension.

As such, the FCRTA is exempt from the requirement to prepare a "Comparable Service Paratransit Plan" for implementing the ADA (a common requirement for other fixed route transit operators such as Fresno Area Express and Clovis Transit).

The contractor agrees further to certify annually its compliance with Parts 653 and 654 before (insert contract dates) and to submit the Management Information System (MIS) reports before (insert contract date before March 15) to (Director of Paratransit and Customer Service, 1000 W.


More Definitions of Paratransit

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 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 and includes any service, other than motorbus regular route service and charter services, including, but not limited to, dial-a-ride, nonregular route, jitney or community minibus, and shared-ride services such as vanpools, limousines or taxicabs which are
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 the comparable transportation service provided by a public entity as required by United States Code, title 42, section 12143, for individuals with disabilities who are unable to use fixed route transportation services. Paratransit includes door-to-door or demand responsive transportation for persons who are unable to use conventional transportation provided by a public entity. Paratransit may be provided directly by a public transit agency or contracted out to a private company.
Paratransit means the transportation of passengers by motor vehicle or other means of conveyance by persons operating on a regular and continuing basis and the transportation or delivery of packages in conjunction with an operation having the transportation of passengers as its primary and predominant purpose and activity, but excluding regular route transit. "Paratransit" includes transportation by car pool and commuter van, point deviation and route deviation services, shared-ride taxi service, dial-a-ride service, and other similar services.
Paratransit means those elements of public transit