MetroLINK & TransLoc partner for microtransit pilot, Village of Milan, IL, 2019

  • Date Launched: Jun 10, 2019
  • Date Ended: Jan 3, 2020
  • Pilot Project Timeframe: ~7 months

Summary

The Rock Island County Metropolitan Mass Transit District (MetroLINK) has partnered with Ford Smart Mobility company, TransLoc, to launch an on-demand microtransit pilot program. Through this pilot, riders in the Village of Milan can order a 12-passenger, wheelchair accessible van for local curb-to-curb microtransit service. To use the service, riders should download TransLoc’s Microtransit app, where they can request rides. Same-day rides can also be requested via phone call. Trips cost $1 for standard passengers (with discounted rates available for students and designated individuals). The service aims to enhance mobility. It is owned by MetroLINK and will be evaluated based on on-going performance information provided by TransLoc.

Contributed through a partnership between the Shared-Use Mobility CenterITS America and the Federal Transit Administration’s Mobility on Demand Program

Updated July 2019

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