FTA Transit and Paratransit Regulations/Publications

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Frequently Asked Questions

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Q. I am searching for a manual for FTA Rules and Regulations for Transit/Paratransit. Do you provide such an item?

A.  Accessible vehicle specifications: http://www.access-board.gov/transit/html/vguide.htm.

Regulations, with the paratransit provisions beginning in section 37.121: http://www.access.gpo.gov/nara/cfr/waisidx_08/49cfr37_08.html.

The Draft Paratransit Eligibility Handbook: http://ntl.bts.gov/DOCS/manual.html

The ADA Paratransit Handbook can be purchased from NTIS at: http://ntlsearch.bts.gov/tris/record/tris/00343582.html

And FTA's ADA homepage has a lot of useful information. (Reviewed: September 2010)