ADA Paratransit

ADA Paratransit Learning Outcome

ADA Paratransit an available service when a city’s fixed-route transit system does not meet the needs of an individual with a disability. ADA Paratransit is important for individuals with disabilities to fully participate in the community. As a result of the completion of this module, you will understand how to access ADA Paratransit for yourself or an individual you support.

Getting Started

Welcome to ADA Paratransit, a training created by the Transportation Initiative at the University of Kentucky Human Development Institute.

ADA Paratransit an available service when a city’s fixed-route transit system does not meet the needs of an individual with a disability. ADA Paratransit is important for individuals with disabilities to fully participate in the community. As a result of the completion of this module, you will understand how to access ADA Paratransit for yourself or an individual you support.

For each unit, there is a video, transcript, audio file, and PDF.

Before beginning the module, watch this module:

What is ADA Paratransit?

Learn more about ADA Paratransit service and where it is offered (4-minute video).

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Eligibility Categories

Learn about Category I, Category II, and Category III eligibility for ADA Paratransit (6 minute video).




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Review a PDF to learn about Category I, Category II, and Category III eligibility for ADA Paratransit:

Service Types

Understand the types of ADA Paratransit service – unconditional, conditional, and temporary (7 minute video).

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Review a PDF to understand the types of ADA Paratransit service – unconditional, conditional, and temporary:

Eligibility Determination Process

Learn about the eligibility determination process for ADA Paratransit (9 minute video).

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Review a PDF to learn about the eligibility determination process for ADA Paratransit:

Obtaining Assistance with Applications

Find out how to obtain assistance with applications for ADA Paratansit (4 minute video).

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Review a PDF to find out how to obtain assistance with applications for ADA Paratansit:

Service Denials & Appeals Process

Understand ADA Paratransit service denials and how to nagivate the appeals process (5 minute video).

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Review a PDF to understand ADA Paratransit service denials and how to nagivate the appeals process:

Visitor Status and Non-Resident Eligibility

Learn how riders can use ADA Paratransit service in other cities via Visitor Status and individuals outside coverage areas can apply as a Non-Resident (5 minute video).

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Review a PDF to learn how riders can use ADA Paratransit service in other cities via Visitor Status and individuals outside coverage areas can apply as a Non-Resident:

Riding with Companions and Personal Attendants

Find out about riding with a Companion or a Personal Attendant (6 minute video).

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Review a PDF to find out about riding with a Companion or a Personal Attendant:

Scheduling ADA Paratransit Rides

Understand how to schedule ADA Paratransit Rides (7 minute video).

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Review a PDF to understand how to schedule ADA Paratransit Rides:

Travel Training

Travel Training is a free service offered to ADA Paratransit eligible riders that provides training and assistance on riding fixed-route transit services (3 minute video).

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Review a PDF to learn more about Travel Training, a free service offered to ADA Paratransit eligible riders that provides training and assistance on riding fixed-route transit services:

Resources

Find additional resources on some ADA Paratransit options in Kentucky:

Review a PDF of all ADA Paratransit services available in Kentucky and their contact information:

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