Transportation Services

    Results: 15

  • Ambulance Services (6)
    LD-1500.0600

    Ambulance Services

    LD-1500.0600

    Programs that provide ground vehicles which transport acutely ill or injured individuals to health care facilities for treatment or from one health care facility to another for specialized care. Ambulances are equipped and staffed to provide medical care during transit and, in communities where the municipality contracts with the company as their emergency medical service provider, are dispatched when residents contact 911 with a medical emergency, not accessed directly. Depending on the terms of the contract, the ambulance company may be the municipality's primary first responder, may serve in a backup capacity when the city's service is busy or may handle the transport component of the service while the city's paramedic/EMT service functions as the first responder. Ambulance companies may also provide emergency transport for people who want to go somewhere other than where the municipality's emergency medical service is authorized to take them; and offer non-emergency transportation for individuals/institutions that contact them directly, e.g., transportation for patients from one hospital to another, to nursing homes or other special-care centers, on intercity trips and from the hospital to their homes.
  • Automobile/Van Rentals (1)
    BT-4500.4500-050

    Automobile/Van Rentals

    BT-4500.4500-050

    Organizations that provide rental cars, vans or other vehicles, including vehicles that are equipped with wheelchair lifts or are otherwise modified to accommodate drivers or passengers with disabilities, for individuals who need a temporary means of transportation.
  • Disability Related Transportation (2)
    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.
  • Emergency Medical Transportation (1)
    LD-1500

    Emergency Medical Transportation

    LD-1500

    Programs that provide rapid transportation to health care facilities for accident victims and acutely ill or injured individuals who need immediate medical intervention both on the scene and en route.
  • Local Bus Services (2)
    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 Transportation (4)
    BT-4500

    Local Transportation

    BT-4500

    Organizations that arrange for or provide transportation for individuals whose points of origin and destinations are within their community or other nearby communities. These organizations also provide information for the public about rates, schedules and routes for these services.
  • Medical Appointments Transportation (6)
    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.
  • Paratransit Programs (5)
    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.
  • Ride Sharing Programs (1)
    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 (7)
    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.
  • Taxi Services (2)
    BT-4500.4500-850

    Taxi Services

    BT-4500.4500-850

    Organizations that provide door-to-door automobile transportation for people who are willing to pay an established fare that is usually recorded by a meter. In some communities, the organization coordinating paratransit services contracts with taxi companies to provide transportation.
  • Transportation Expense Assistance (1)
    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 Safety Standards (1)
    DF-8000.9000

    Transportation Safety Standards

    DF-8000.9000

    Programs that are responsible for developing and enforcing regulations that are designed to ensure public safety on highways, railways, airlines, shipping lines and other modes of transportation; which enforce compliance with safety standards; and which investigate serious accidents involving civil aviation, railroad accidents, pipeline accidents, selected highway accidents, selected marine accidents and other transportation accidents that are catastrophic.
  • Travel Planning/Booking Services (1)
    PL-8700.8600

    Travel Planning/Booking Services

    PL-8700.8600

    Organizations that provide information and assistance for people who are planning business or vacation trips within the country or abroad. Services may include maps, brochures or other literature about the individual's chosen destination; information about transportation options; air/rail travel and hotel reservations assistance; cruise booking assistance; ticketing; and help with any special arrangements the person may require prior to the trip, en route or upon arrival. Some programs may target unaccompanied children, people with disabilities, non-English-speaking people, people who are elderly and other individuals for whom travel may be difficult without special assistance.
  • Wheelchairs/Wheeled Mobility (1)
    LH-0600.5000-970

    Wheelchairs/Wheeled Mobility

    LH-0600.5000-970

    Programs that provide special chairs with large wheels, some of which are power driven, that are used to transport patients or to provide increased mobility for people who are partially paralyzed or otherwise unable to walk. Also included are other types of personal wheeled transportation such as the Amigo.
 
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