July 15, 2007

Databases

Links to national transit directories and databases in the the United States, Canada, and United Kingdom.


Access to Travel - Transport Canada website providing information on accessible transportation and travel across Canada.

Ambulette Transportation - Database of cabulance, wheelchair, and non-emergency medical transportation companies throughout the U.S.

American Public Transportation Association - APTA's directory of large U.S bus systems (200 buses or more). See also: International Transportation Links.

ADA Paratransit Services in America - Database of paratransit maintained by Easter Seals Project ACTION

Beverley Foundation - Database/Map of seniors community transportation services available across the United States.

Directgov - Travel planner on U.K Government website.

Florida Paratransit Maintenance Training & Technical Assistance Program - Consortium of agencies can monitor and exchange bus maintenance information with each other concerning issues, solutions, bulletins, etc.

National Paratransit Directory - 1-800-TAXICAB's directory of accessible services in United States.

National Transit Database - Federal Transit Administration's (FTA's) primary national database for statistics on the transit industry.

Public Transportation - Large, consumer orientated database of various modes of public transportation in United States. Site maintained by American Public Transportation Association.

Travel Search - Public transport information for the United Kingdom (England, Scotland, Wales & Northern Ireland) & the Irish Republic.


July 1, 2007

Consulting

Links to transportation consultants that specialize in paratransit.


Adams Consulting - Paratransit Operational Performance Reviews and ADA Compliance.

ADA Ride - Assists with the ADA Paratransit eligibility process. Free for the general public and about half the cost of regular in-house assessment by transit agencies.

A-M-M-A Transit Planning - Seniors, Non-Emergency Medical Transportation, and Specialized Transportation Studies.

Avail Technologies - Has helped numerous paratransit operators assess their operational needs and to select the right mix of new technologies and changes to operational procedures that maximized operational effectiveness.

Bionetics - Offers wide range of consulting services for paratransit industry needs.

C.A.R.E. Evaluators - Specializing in providing health and wellness related evaluations (eg. ADA paratransit eligibility) and services for public and private organizations.

Contrans - Customized training and consulting services for transportation industries who serve the disabled.

Delta Services Group - Planning, analysis, design, accessibility & ADA compliance, management & operations systems consulting.

Destiny Group - Transportation planning, design, and management for small rural and urban transit needs, including paratransit.

Douglas J. Cross - Transportation consulting including transit accessibility and paratransit policy and operations.

ENTRA Consultants - Specializes in integrating transportation and land use planning to achieve sustainable development and social and environmental objectives.

J.M Rubino Consulting - Experts in the field of Passenger Ground Transportation: including paratransit, transportation brokers, and non-emergency medical transportation. Specialties include all aspects of company operations: growth and development, marketing and PR, call center operation, driver training and retention, and fleet management.

Innovative Paradigms - A division of Paratransit, Inc.. Has expertise in all aspects of paratransit operations and management.

KFH Group - Transportation consulting, including paratransit planning and ADA compliance.

McDonald Transit Associates - Independently owned firm offering management, planning, and operation services for bus, rail, and paratransit systems.


Nelson-Nygaard Consulting Associates - Transportation specialists in accessible and specialized transportation, transit service, and more.


Robert Carlson Consulting (Modal Choice) - Accessibility, paratransit, & driver training consulting.

Total Contract Solutions (TCS) - Provides consulting, contracting and training solutions for passenger ground transportation, including ADA paratransit.

Transit Access - Americans with Disabilities Act consulting, training, & service monitoring.

Transportation Alternatives (TA) - Passenger transportation consultancy engaged in: planning, design, evaluation, marketing, management and operation of transit, paratransit, school bus, special education, hybrid and intermodal systems and services.