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 demand-responsive public transportation without fixed stops or fixed schedules in which vehicle routing isanbsp;...
|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|