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 Transportation Disadvataged Service Plan

 
Pursuant to Florida Statutes 427, the Florida Commission for the Transportation Disadvantaged (FCTD), the State of Florida mandates and provides local funding for transportation services to Transportation Disadvantaged (TD) individuals.
 
The FCTD designated the Sarasota/Manatee Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) as the official Planning Agency. Sarasota/Manatee MPO appoint and staff to a Local Coordinating Board (LCB). The LCB advise an approved Community Transportation Coordinator (CTC). The FCTD requires that each CTC submit a Transportation Disadvantaged Services Plan (TDSP) or annual plan.
 
Sarasota County Transportation Authority (SCTA) is the MPO designated CTC. SCTA provides complementary paratransit services for individuals living within three-quarters of a mile along the fixed transit route. This is consistent with the federal Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA).
 

Described in Chapter 5 are other state and federal funded transportation programs supporting transportation disadvantaged individuals. This includes ADA, Elder Americans, and Children at Risk. Chapter 5 also describe along with the Service Plan for the TD Program.
 
TDSP Goals and Objectives and Desired Outcomes

  • Improve Level of Paratransit Service Delivery
  • Improve Efficiency and Cost-Effectiveness
  • Balance Operating Expenses and Revenues
  • Increase Efficiencies of Contract Driver Operations
  • Improve Customer Service
  • Excellent, Dependable and Efficient Paratransit Service
  • Improve Interagency Coordination
  • Increase Internal Coordination with Fixed Route Transit Services
  • Improve Coordination of Transportation Services within the Region
  • Manage Paratransit Demand
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 TDSP Related Documents

 
TRANSPORTATION DISADVANTAGED SERVICES PLAN 2014 - 2019 MAY 18 2017.pdfTRANSPORTATION DISADVANTAGED SERVICES PLAN 2014 - 2019 MAY 18 2017

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