Toolkit for Integrating Non-dedicated Vehicles in Paratransit Service

Toolkit for Integrating Non-dedicated Vehicles in Paratransit Service

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TCRP Report 121: Toolkit for Integrating Non-Dedicated Vehicles in Paratransit Service is a toolkit that can be used by transportation managers to determine the appropriate split between dedicated and non-dedicated paratransit services to increase cost-effectiveness and meet peak demand needs. This report includes a Non-Dedicated Vehicle Optimization (NDV) Model and User Manual. The NDV Model is spreadsheet-based and may be used by paratransit system managers and planners to assist with making decisions regarding appropriate service ratios for specific conditions and environments. In addition to the toolkit, a Case Study Report and an Interim Report (which includes an analysis of factors that influence the mix of dedicated and non-dedicated paratransit service) are available for download from the project's website.Dial-A-Ride Dispatching Door-to-door service Driver manifest, trip manifest, or trip sheet Driver wait time Dwell time A form of ... stops or fixed schedules in which vehicle routing is determined en- tirely in response to passenger service requests made by telephone or similar means. ... Radio Dispatchingis the process of monitoring vehicle operations and issuing voice instructions (via radio or cell phone)anbsp;...


Title:Toolkit for Integrating Non-dedicated Vehicles in Paratransit Service
Author: Nelson\Nygaard Consulting Associates, TWJ Consulting, RLS and Associates
Publisher:Transportation Research Board - 2007-01-01
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