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Transportation

    Results: 17

  • Air Transportation (2)
    BT-4800.0500

    Air Transportation

    BT-4800.0500

    Organizations that utilize aircraft to transport people and commodities to their destinations.
  • Automobile/Van Adaptations (2)
    LH-0600.0100

    Automobile/Van Adaptations

    LH-0600.0100

    Programs that pay for or provide automobiles or vans which have ramps or wheelchair lifts, or seats or steering, signaling, gear shift and braking controls that have been modified for use by people who have disabilities; or that help these individuals to obtain this type of modification for their own vehicles. Also included are organizations that offer devices to facilitate the operation of specific functions within the vehicle such as car door openers, car door reachers, gas cap openers, seating restraints, especially designed rear view mirrors and other accessories which can be installed in or used with automobiles or vans.
  • Child Transportation Programs (4)
    BT-4500.6500-120

    Child Transportation Programs

    BT-4500.6500-120

    Programs that provide door-to-door (or curb-to-curb) transportation to help families who meet eligibility guidelines get their children to and from child care or children's activities when they are unable to do so on their own.
  • Disability Related Transportation (14)
    BT-4500.6500-170

    Disability Related Transportation

    BT-4500.6500-170

    Programs that provide door-to-door (or curb-to-curb) transportation for purposes of shopping, banking, social events, medical appointments, getting to and from work, and similar activities for people with disabilities who need special accommodations and are unable to utilize other available means of transportation. Also included are programs that provide transportation for youngsters with disabilities who have no other means of accessing necessary specialized services and activities. Some but not all vehicles used for this purpose are equipped with wheelchair lifts.
  • General Paratransit/Community Ride Programs (3)
    BT-4500.6500-280

    General Paratransit/Community Ride Programs

    BT-4500.6500-280

    Programs that provide flexibly scheduled and routed door-to-door (or curb-to-curb) transportation services for the general public. Patrons generally have no private transportation and are unable to use the fixed-route public transportation system; or live in a rural area not served by a public transit system.
  • Homeless Transportation Programs (2)
    BT-4500.6500-310

    Homeless Transportation Programs

    BT-4500.6500-310

    Programs that provide transportation services for homeless people from the streets to a local shelter with available space, either from a established pick-up site or by appointment from the individual’s current location. Also included are programs that provide transportation between shelters or to and from medical clinics, detoxification facilities, public assistance offices and other local service providers.
  • Local Bus Services (11)
    BT-4500.4700

    Local Bus Services

    BT-4500.4700

    Programs that utilize buses to transport people to a specific destination (e.g., an airport or senior center) or to other locations within the community (e.g., a shopping mall or downtown) following standard and regular routes and fixed time schedules.
  • Local Rail Services (2)
    BT-4500.4900

    Local Rail Services

    BT-4500.4900

    Organizations that provide fixed-route rapid rail services which transport people within the limits of a city, a metropolitan area, the county, or a multicounty region, or which move people from outlying areas into a city or metropolitan area. Included are streetcar services, rail-connected trolley services, metro rail services, monorail services and elevated railway services.
  • Neighborhood Shuttle Services (1)
    BT-4500.4500-560

    Neighborhood Shuttle Services

    BT-4500.4500-560

    Programs that provide fixed-route shuttle services with designated stops within the boundaries of a particular community.
  • Non-Emergency Medical Transportation (27)
    BT-4500.6500-500

    Non-Emergency Medical Transportation

    BT-4500.6500-500

    Programs that provide transportation for medical appointments, trips from and between hospitals, to nursing homes or other special-care centers or for other non-emergency medical needs for individuals who, because of financial problems or their physical condition, are unable to use other means of local transportation. NEMT service providers are able to transport riders who require a wheelchair lift equipped vehicle with appropriate protective restraints or a van that is designed for gurney/stretcher transportation, or has other types of features to meet their safety needs.
  • Ride Sharing Programs (2)
    BT-4500.4500-700

    Ride Sharing Programs

    BT-4500.4500-700

    Programs that make arrangements for people to travel together in private automobiles and vans during busy commuting hours or which provide a central telephone number for people to use to identify others who are commuting to and from the same general area with whom they might share. Vehicle options include vanpools, carpools and shared ride taxi services. Vanpools may be publicly operated, employer operated or individually owned or leased; and the driver is generally not a paid employee but a rider in the vanpool. Shared ride taxi-services enable riders with similar points or origin and destination to group together to share the cost of a taxi ride.
  • Senior Ride Programs (24)
    BT-4500.6500-800

    Senior Ride Programs

    BT-4500.6500-800

    Programs that provide door-to-door (or curb-to-curb) transportation for purposes of medical appointments, shopping, banking, social events, and other similar activities for older adults who need special accommodations and are unable to utilize other available means of transportation.
  • Transportation Expense Assistance (27)
    BT-8300

    Transportation Expense Assistance

    BT-8300

    Programs that provide immediate cash, bus tokens, loans, loan/insurance payment support or other forms of financial assistance for people who otherwise have no means of transportation. Transportation expense assistance programs may have age, income, disability, need or other eligibility requirements.
  • Transportation Network Company Rides (1)
    BT-4500.4500-880

    Transportation Network Company Rides

    BT-4500.4500-880

    Companies such as Uber or Lyft which provide prearranged ground transportation that is booked via an app or a website and connects passengers with drivers who use their own, noncommercial vehicles. Various levels of service are generally available and passengers only share the vehicle with others when service at the least expensive level is booked. Some companies may offer a variant arrangement where the passenger uses an online marketplace to retain a driver who drives the customer's own car for them; and a limited number offer accessible transportation options such as wheelchair accessible vehicles equipped with ramps or hydraulic lifts or door-to-door support for riders who may need a helping hand with wheelchairs, walkers, scooters or have a service animal. A number of communities, governments and organizations have established rules and regulations that specifically govern TNCs and, in some jurisdictions, TNCs are completely illegal to operate.
  • Transportation Organizations (5)
    BT-8400

    Transportation Organizations

    BT-8400

    Organizations that are responsible for operating and/or managing the public and/or private transportation services that are available in their communities, and/or for providing information and/or services that enable residents to make effective use the transportation system.
  • Transportation Passes (9)
    BT-8500

    Transportation Passes

    BT-8500

    Programs that issue identification cards or vouchers that people can use in lieu of cash to pay for transportation.
  • Travelers Assistance (18)
    BT-8750

    Travelers Assistance

    BT-8750

    Programs that provide supportive services including information and emergency assistance for tourists, travelers or other visitors who have encountered problems, need directions or trip planning services to reach a destination or require information about the local transportation system.