Title

Paratransit Emergency Preparedness and Operations Handbook

Document Type

Report

Publication Date

2013

Subject Area

mode - paratransit, place - north america, planning - safety/accidents

Keywords

Disaster preparedness, Handbooks, Operations, Paratransit services, Rural areas, Suburbs, Tribal government, Urban areas

Abstract

This report provides paratransit service providers with guidance, strategies, tools, and resources to plan and prepare for, respond to, and recover from a range of emergencies. The guidance has applicability to urban, suburban, rural, and tribal paratransit operating environments. Guidance is directed to in-house paratransit operations and to paratransit services operated under contract. It has relevance for Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) paratransit and general public demand-response operations.

Rights

Permission to publish the abstract has been given by Transportation Research Board, Washington, copyright remains with them.

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