Synthesis of Information Related to Transit Practices. Topic SB-38. Paratransit Fleet Configurations

The increase in the population of older adults who are ambulatory but are eligible to use paratransit has increased the demand for paratransit service delivery. This growth has, in turn, led some transit agencies to move away from standard one-vehicle type fleets in favor of a mixed fleet incorporating smaller accessible vehicles and non-accessible vehicles (generally sedans).          


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  • Status: Completed
  • Funding: $55000
  • Contract Numbers:

    Project J-07, Topic SB-38

  • Sponsor Organizations:

    Transit Cooperative Research Program

    Transportation Research Board
    500 Fifth Street, NW
    Washington, DC    20001

    Federal Transit Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Project Managers:

    Griswold, Emily

  • Performing Organizations:

    ,   Germany 

    Texas Transportation Institute

    Texas A&M University System
    3135 TAMU
    College Station, TX  United States  77843-3135
  • Principal Investigators:

    Rodman, Will

  • Start Date: 20221220
  • Expected Completion Date: 20240620
  • Actual Completion Date: 0

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01847451
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: Transportation Research Board
  • Contract Numbers: Project J-07, Topic SB-38
  • Files: TRB, RIP
  • Created Date: May 27 2022 11:49AM