by The Office, Distributed in cooperation with Technology Sharing Program, Office of the Secretary of Transportation in Washington, D.C .
Written in English
|Statement||prepared by Rural America ; prepared for Office of Grants Management, Urban Mass Transportation Administration.|
|Contributions||Rural America, Inc., United States. Urban Mass Transportation Administration. Office of Grants Management.|
|The Physical Object|
This 3-volume directory is the first comprehensive effort to identify Urban Mass Transportation Administration (UMTA) funded Section 18 and 16(b)(2) rural and specialized transportation agencies and describe characteristics of these systems: organizational structure, service characteristics, size, and areas served. Volume 1 contains listings for Region I (Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Author: George Rucker. Abstract. Urban Mass Transportation Administration, Washington, of access: corporate affiliation: Rural America, Washington, t code. WHEELCHAIR LIFT MAINTENANCE: A HANDBOOK FOR RURAL TRANSIT PROVIDERS WITH A WIDEOTAPE. This is a training package of wheelchair lift maintenance procedures designed to assist rural and specialized transit operators in providing a lift service that is safe for the passenger. The Rural and Tribal Transportation in Today’s Operating Environment route focuses on research and best practices to address the changing operating environment in which rural, tribal, and intercity services must operate and the challenges faced by transit managers, state transit program managers, and community planners.
National Rural Transit Assistance Program is a program of the government's Federal Transit Administration dedicated to creating rural transportation solutions for the public and community. CALACT is under contract to Caltrans to implement RTAP in California. Our goal is to make the professional lives of rural transportation providers easier by being the in-state outlet for technical and training materials produced by the National RTAP, and supplementing their program with California-specific technical assistance, management workshops, peer networking and scholarship assistance. Conventional public transit systems serve the general public and operate mainly fixed routes and schedules. Specialized public transit services provide door-to-door transportation services to individuals with disabilities who meet eligibility requirements created by the municipality. Directory of New York State Public Transit Operators Services that are 'City of,' 'Village of,' etc. are listed under the alphabetical listing for the appropriate location (For example; City of Glen Cove Bus Service is listed under G for Glen Cove).
Public transit continues to play an important role in the state and local transportation scene. Wisconsin’s 81 public transit systems in both urban and rural areas rank among the nation’s best in terms of efficiency and effectiveness, connecting thousands of state residents to . Rural transit is also cost efficient. A recent study estimated average benefit/cost ratios of rural transit as approximately to 1 -- for every additional dollar spent on transit (typically by a transit agency), rural areas derive about dollars in benefits (Burkhardt, Hedrick, and McGavock, ). If you've never used transit before, or you have questions about anything - routes, pickup locations, or route detours - call our Customer Service line. We can answer your questions and help make your experience a good one. Call and talk to an expert. Customer service is available Monday-Friday, am - pm. National RTAP operates today under a cooperative agreement between the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and the Neponset Valley Transportation Management Association. Our overarching mission is to address the training and technical assistance needs of rural, and tribal transit operators across the nation, and to support the state RTAP programs.