Paratransit demand is growing nationwide and costs continually increase (now $5.2 billion nationwide); the user experience is often reported as poor. To address efficiency and user experience, this report assesses the state of paratransit, analyzes innovative solutions in three cities and recommends potential technological solutions. This Intelligent Paratransit Technological Upgrade Framework includes improvements in the.. read more →

A guide for transportation operators and customers that provides an overview of epilepsy and seizure facts, what to do in case of seizure, tips for passengers, and when to call 911. View Report   read more →

Cevallos, Fabian ; Yuan, Quan; Wang, Xiaobo; Skinner, Jon; Gan, Albert The use of personal mobile GPS devices offers a potentially powerful use for paratransit. This research project explores the feasibility of using personal mobile GPS devices to help develop more efficient paratransit services.  View PDF read more →

National Center for Transit Research Center for Urban Transportation Research Jay A. Goodwill and Holly Carapella July 2008 Although paratransit services are usually the most efficient way to provide specialized needs or life sustaining service for the most difficult to coordinate. The purpose of this project was to define types of paratransit services and their.. read more →

Services explores the experiences of transit agencies that have attempted to depart from the traditional binary model of separate fixed-route and paratransit services by seeking a variety of ways to integrate their services. Options examined in the report include the provision of paratransit feeder services, community bus or circulators, connectors, fixed-route fare incentives, and route.. read more →

TRB’s Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP) Synthesis 74: Policies and Practices for Effectively and Efficiently Meeting ADA Paratransit Demand highlights policies and practices that transit agencies may be able to apply to their own paratransit services, often without the need to devote significant funds, personnel, or other resources. The report also examines certain practices and.. read more →