Paratransit Mobility on Demand Demonstration, Pinellas County, Florida, 2017

  • Date Enacted: Mar 1, 2017

Summary

The Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority (PSTA) is collaborating with several partners including Lyft, United Taxi, and CareRide for a pilot program, Paratransit Mobility on Demand Demonstration. The pilot program aims to provide more cost effective, on-demand, and door-to-door paratransit service. The project will utilize a new centralized dispatching technology that will allow PSTA to offer a rider multiple transportation provider options, including TNCs, taxis, and wheelchair vans if necessary, based on estimated arrival time and cost. This pilot program is one of the Federal Transit Administration’s MOD Sandbox 1.0 program grant recipients.

For more information see the FTA Mobility On Demand Sandbox.

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

Updated March 2017

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