Organizations that arrange for or provide transportation for individuals whose points of origin and destinations are within their community or other nearby communities. These organizations also provide information for the public about rates, schedules and routes for these services.
Programs that provide immediate cash, bus tokens, loans, loan/insurance payment support or other forms of financial assistance for people who otherwise have no means of transportation. Transportation expense assistance programs may have age, income, disability, need or other eligibility requirements.
Organizations that are responsible for operating and/or managing the public and/or private transportation services that are available in their communities, and/or for providing information and/or services that enable residents to make effective use the transportation system.
Programs that issue identification cards or vouchers that people can use in lieu of cash to pay for transportation.
Programs that provide supportive services including information and emergency assistance for tourists, travellers or other visitors who have encountered problems, need directions or trip planning services to reach a destination or require information about the local transportation system.
The above terms and definitions are part of the Taxonomy of Human Services, used here by permission of INFO LINE of Los Angeles.