Buses and Related Equipment Buses, Garage, Computers, etc. 5309 Federal Funding State/Local Match
Fuel Sharing Allow community based provider(s) to access fuel at Transit Authority garage. Bill monthly. Joint Purchase by one for many. Transit system purchase for School District, City/County Public Works, etc. Fuel Card
Maintenance Monitoring Program (Internet Based) Transit System and Community Based Providers Daily Checks Preventative Maintenance “A” Inspections (4,000 miles) Preventative Maintenance “B” Inspections (8,000 miles) Trip Trouble Report (As needed) Weekly Maintenance Report (Weekly) Winter Check List (Annual) Accident Internal Investigation Report (As needed)
Bus Washing Transit System has automatic washing system Charges community based provider set amount per clean and bills monthly.
Options in the type of joint Maintenance Routine Maintenance (PMa’s and PMb’s) Major Repairs (e.g. Engine, Transmission and Air) Body Repair
State Pool that includes private non-profits Intersession by elected officials
Community Based Providers were allowed to be a part of the transit system’s drug testing contract. A separate pool was created for the community transit systems. Training made available.
Transit Accident & Crime Report developed and accessible via the Internet. Police Report also included. Training on "report writing” is also available.
Fares on all comparable trips on all systems were standardized. A passenger code of conduct approved by each system and advisory board of older adults and people with disabilities. Advisory Board interceded w/ customer if necessary.
Standardized and made available on the Internet.
On-Time Performance Ride Time (urban and rural) Wait Time Missed Trips Cancelled Trips Bus Appearance Customer Complaints/ Process
Bus Delivery Anniversary dates of system Rider program (10,000 customer, etc.) Rider video on local access cable County/City/Township special events especially with seniors and people w/ disabilities Friend of Transit
Transit system works with community based system on external advertisements.
Allows for the Community Based provider to book on the Transit system buses and vice versa. Internet based Eventually “airlines scheduling”
Who needs transportation in your community? What types of services may communities set up? What funding is available? Who can provide the service? How can providers/communities work closer together and provide the most service? What is the priorities?
Large increase in Senior Population Door through Door service Assistance Volunteer Driver Program Mobility Management Medicaid Medicare
Community Transportation Association of America American Public Transportation Association National Council on Senior Transportation Easter Seals Project Action Federal Transit Administration- United We Ride
Dan Dirks, Urban Specialist, CTAA – 202.280.4904 or email@example.com