Paratransit for Mobility-Impaired Persons in Developing Regions: Starting Up and Scaling Up

This guide is aimed at cities and towns in less-wealthy rural regions who may wish to establish or expand door-to-door paratransit services. Sections include service models and new technologies; eligibility screening; sources of funding; planning and performance monitoring; vehicles, wheelchair safety, and maintenance; staffing and training; scheduling, dispatching, and operations; promotion and outreach; budgeting and finances; non-governmental organization (NGO) transportation; and rural paratransit. Case studies of paratransit systems from around the world are included.


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  • Media Type: Digital/other
  • Features: Figures; Maps; Photos; References;
  • Pagination: 90p

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01605716
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 6 2016 2:36PM