Transportation

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  • Adapted Vehicles (3)
    LH-0600.0100-100

    Adapted Vehicles

    LH-0600.0100-100

    Programs that pay for or provide automobiles or vans that have already been adapted to allow people with disabilities to operate the vehicles or ride in them as passengers. Adaptations can include ramps or wheelchair lifts; primary systems such as modified seats or steering, signaling, gear shift and braking controls; and/or secondary systems such as car door openers, car door reachers, gas cap openers, seating restraints, especially designed rear view mirrors and other accessories.
  • Ambulance Services (1)
    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 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.
  • Automotive Repair and Maintenance (3)
    BM-7000.0500

    Automotive Repair and Maintenance

    BM-7000.0500

    Programs that pay for or provide maintenance and repair services for people whose automobiles, trucks, trailers or other motorized vehicles are due for regular maintenance or have mechanical or structural problems. Also included are work experience programs that provide automobile repairs for the general public.
  • 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.
  • Medical Appointments Transportation (7)
    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 (8)
    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 (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 (6)
    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 (8)
    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.
 
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