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Study Description

This study created a coordinated paratransit plan for the County. This included an inventory of existing paratransit services, a gap analysis based on the inventory, and identified strategies to begin the development of an action plan to implement a pilot program of a coordinated paratransit initiative.

Program:Community Planning
Program Year:2009
Project Type(s):Transit Improvement Plan
Grantee:Will County
Current Activities:The final plan was adopted by the Will County Board of Directors in November 2010 and the RTA worked with the County to implement the recommendations, including forming a Coordinated Paratransit Committee and identifying funding opportunities for a Mobility Manager.

In November 2011, the RTA Board approved funding through the Job Access Reverse Commute/New Freedom (JARC/NF) program for the Will County Mobility Management Program . This program will provide transportation and mobility management services for persons with disabilities, the elderly and low-income individuals residing in eastern Will County townships.
Information Updated:December 2016
Study Documents
Will County Coordinated Paratransit Study (June, 2010)
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Illinois Senate Districts:15 Napoleon Harris, III, 17 Elgie R. Sims, Jr., 19 Michael E. Hastings, 21 Laura Ellman, 38 Sue Rezin, 40 Patrick J. Joyce, 41 John F. Curran, 42 Linda Holmes, 43 Pat McGuire, 49 Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant
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County Board Districts:Will 1, Will 10, Will 11, Will 12, Will 13, Will 2, Will 3, Will 4, Will 5, Will 6, Will 7, Will 8, Will 9
Chicago Wards:none
Councils of Mayors:DuPage, Kane/Kendall, South, Southwest, Will
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