Paratransit Programs

Taxonomy Code: BT-4500.6500

Programs that provide flexibly scheduled and routed transportation services using low capacity vehicles such as vans for community residents who do not have private transportation and are unable to use the fixed-route public transportation system. Paratransit services generally operate within normal urban transit corridors or rural areas; and may be used by the general public or limited to special populations such as people who are elderly or have a disability, individuals who are not in a sober enough condition to drive their own vehicles or people who are endangered.

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Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
ABLE-RIDEOperates a shared ride, door to door (or origin to destination service when requested) paratransit bus for people with disabilities.NassauABLE-RIDENASSAU INTER-COUNTY EXPRESS (NICE BUS)
NASSAU COUNTY OFFICE FOR THE PHYSICALLY CHALLENGEDProvides information and referral to a broad range of business, social, and educational groups to help them understand and respond to the varied needs of people with disabilities. Provides seminars, conferences, and informal meetings. Serves as an advocate and liason agency on behalf of persons with disabilities. Ensures compliance with Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Works to implement equal access to education, employment, transportation, recreation and consumerism in the private sector. Implements the Able-Ride/Paratransit transportation program and issues handicapped parking permits. Contact Nassau Inter-County Express (NICE) Bus to apply at (516)228-4028. Travel arrangements and reservations with Nice bus at (516)228-4000NassauNASSAU COUNTY OFFICE FOR THE PHYSICALLY CHALLENGEDNASSAU COUNTY OFFICE FOR THE PHYSICALLY CHALLENGED

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