Transportation

    Results: 17

  • Bus Charter Services (1)
    BT-4800.4550-080

    Bus Charter Services

    BT-4800.4550-080

    Organizations that provide nonscheduled bus transportation for groups that have organized field trips, recreational or cultural outings or other activities that require group transportation.
  • Consumer Assistance and Protection (2)
    DD

    Consumer Assistance and Protection

    DD

    Programs that provide information and guidance for consumers who need assistance in managing their financial resources, evaluating competitive products and services and choosing the most favorable option, understanding their rights as consumers and seeking redress when they believe their rights have been violated.
  • Consumer Complaints (1)
    DD-1500

    Consumer Complaints

    DD-1500

    Programs that provide mechanisms through which consumers can register complaints regarding specific problems they are having with consumer goods and services, and obtain assistance in achieving a satisfactory resolution.
  • Consumer Services (1)
    D

    Consumer Services

    D

    Programs that provide for the education and protection of individuals who buy products and services for personal use. Included are programs that establish and enforce consumer protection, fair trade and other regulatory legislation; provide information and/or counseling to help consumers manage their finances, make informed credit and purchasing decisions, and understand their tax obligations and pay their taxes; and/or ensure that consumers have access to fair hearings, mediation or binding arbitration and appropriate remedies when they have complaints.
  • 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.
  • Escort Programs (1)
    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.
  • Local Bus Transit Services (2)
    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 Transportation (5)
    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.
  • Long Distance Transportation (1)
    BT-4800

    Long Distance Transportation

    BT-4800

    Organizations that provide transportation for individuals whose destinations are outside the local area. These organizations also provide information to the public about rates, schedules and routes for these services.
  • Non-Emergency Medical Transportation (29)
    BT-4500.6500-500

    Non-Emergency Medical 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 (11)
    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.
  • Senior Ride Programs (16)
    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 (4)
    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 (6)
    BT

    Transportation

    BT

    Programs that provide for the basic transportation needs of the community including the local and long-distance conveyance of people and goods, and special arrangements for older adults, people with disabilities and other community residents who have no personal transportation and are unable to utilize public transportation. Also included are programs that provide information, emergency assistance and other supportive services to meet the needs of tourists, travelers and other visitors.
  • Transportation Expense Assistance (2)
    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 Information Clearinghouses/511 Services (1)
    BT-8400.8550

    Transportation Information Clearinghouses/511 Services

    BT-8400.8550

    Programs that provide information about highway conditions, public transportation services and related information that commuters and other travelers can access in some areas by dialing the three digit number, 511, from a wireless or landline telephone, and in other areas, by dialing a seven digit number. Callers get integrated information posted by local governments, traffic departments, airports (where they have been incorporated into the system), and tourism and transit agencies about traffic conditions and incidents on specific segments of streets and highways, road closures, public transportation routes and fares, carpool and vanpool options, paratransit services for older adults and people with disabilities, bicycling information and transportation information related to special events. In some areas, tourist information, parking location and status information, local points of interest information, interregional information, driving directions, public transportation trip itinerary planning, multimodal routing and trip planning, incident reporting and transportation facilities information may also be available. Some systems may integrate Amber Alerts into their messaging system. Many also have websites as an alternative source of transportation information.
  • Transportation Issues (2)
    YZ-8560

    Transportation Issues

    YZ-8560

    Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of transportation.