Transportation

    Results: 18

  • 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 (1)
    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.
  • Disability Related Transportation (21)
    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.
  • Escort Programs (8)
    PH-2200

    Escort Programs

    PH-2200

    Programs that accompany people who have limited mobility, cognitive impairments or other problems to specified local destinations and provide assistance which may include transportation or driving services, assisting the individual to enter and leave the vehicle and buildings, carrying packages, helping the person deal with other challenges and/or providing emotional support. Escort programs may assist older adults and people with disabilities, people who have AIDS or fear they have contracted the HIV virus, and others who need emotional and/or physical support; and may have limitations regarding the types of trips that qualify for this service.
  • Free Transit Passes (3)
    BT-8500.1000-200

    Free Transit Passes

    BT-8500.1000-200

    Programs that issue passes for students, older adults, people with disabilities or other groups which enable them to utilize mass transit services at no cost.
  • General Paratransit/Community Ride Programs (4)
    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.
  • Local Automobile Transportation (5)
    BT-4500.4500

    Local Automobile Transportation

    BT-4500.4500

    Organizations that provide or arrange for automobile or van transportation for individuals who want to travel within their community or to other nearby communities.
  • Local Bus Transit Services (5)
    BT-4500.4700-500

    Local Bus Transit Services

    BT-4500.4700-500

    Organizations that provide fixed-route mass transit services that utilize buses to transport people within the limits of a city, a metropolitan area, a county or a multicounty region or to move people from outlying areas into a city or metropolitan area. With traditional fixed-route services, buses run along an established path at preset times picking up passengers at designated bus stops. Variations include express fixed-route services with fewer stops; deviated-fixed route services which allow vehicles to deviate from the fixed route to pick up passengers at other specific locations, e.g., places of employment or child care centers, while keeping to a timetable for scheduled stops; point-deviation services which allow vehicles to stop at scheduled stops per a timetable but pick up passengers with advanced reservations between scheduled stops; and arrangements in which vehicles have no fixed stops but allow riders to hail a vehicle which travels along a fixed route and request a drop-off anywhere along the route.
  • 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.
  • Mature Driver Training (11)
    PL-7400.1900-500

    Mature Driver Training

    PL-7400.1900-500

    Programs that offer courses for older adults which focus on safe driving practices for this population. People who successfully complete the course may receive certificates that make them eligible for reduced motor vehicle liability insurance.
  • Medical Appointments Transportation (40)
    BT-4500.6500-500

    Medical Appointments Transportation

    BT-4500.6500-500

    Programs that provide nonemergency transportation for individuals who require routine medical services and who, because of financial problems or their physical condition, are unable to use other available means of local transportation.
  • Mercy Transportation (2)
    LH-6300.5600

    Mercy Transportation

    LH-6300.5600

    Programs, usually staffed by volunteer private pilots, that provide flight services for medical missions which may include transporting human organs and tissue for transplants; plasma or whole blood; anatomical specimens for medical research; medical personnel, equipment and supplies; and, in instances of medical and financial need, individual patients who require services from health care facilities that they would be unable to access without assistance. Also included are programs that provide compassionate, non-emergency long-distance ground transportation for patients in need, usually by bus.
  • Paratransit Programs (7)
    BT-4500.6500

    Paratransit Programs

    BT-4500.6500

    Programs that provide flexibly scheduled and routed transportation services using low capacity vehicles such as vans for community residents who do not have private transportation and are unable to use the fixed-route public transportation system. Paratransit services generally operate within normal urban transit corridors or rural areas; and may be used by the general public or limited to special populations such as people who are elderly or have a disability, individuals who are not in a sober enough condition to drive their own vehicles or people who are endangered.
  • Paratransit Vouchers (1)
    BT-8500.6500

    Paratransit Vouchers

    BT-8500.6500

    Vouchers for community-operated paratransit services which are provided by senior centers and other organizations for people who qualify or are in need.
  • Senior Center Bus Services (13)
    BT-4500.4700-800

    Senior Center Bus Services

    BT-4500.4700-800

    Fixed-route bus transportation provided by senior centers for elderly participants in their programs who do not have any other means of reaching the center.
  • Senior Ride Programs (28)
    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 Passes (1)
    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.
  • Travel Training for Older Adults/People With Disabilities (1)
    LR-8500

    Travel Training for Older Adults/People With Disabilities

    LR-8500

    Programs that provide comprehensive, intensive instruction that is designed to teach older adults and/or individuals with disabilities how to travel independently and safely using accessible public transportation. Skills include crossing streets safely with and without traffic signals, boarding the correct bus or subway, recognizing and disembarking at the correct destination, following directions, recognizing and avoiding dangerous situations and obstacles, dealing appropriately with strangers, handling unexpected situations such as re-routed buses or subways or getting lost, maintaining appropriate behavior, using specialized equipment and/or devices, and recognizing the need for assistance and requesting help from appropriate sources.
 
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