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Paratransit services (Aett)

Definition
A sub-category of public transportation providing service to the public on a regular basis that is more flexible than fixed route conventional mass transit but more structured than private auto. Paratransit includes demand-responsive transportation services, subscription busing, shared-ride taxi, carpooling, vanpooling, jitney, etc., often used to serve the disabled and elderly. (Source: AASHTO Glossary)
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Public transit (Aet)
Narrower Terms
Taxi services (Aettb)
Demand responsive transportation (Aettd)
Related Terms (Hierarchical)
Bus transit (Aetb)
Rail transit (Aetr)
Marine transit (Aetw)
Related Terms (Associative)
Ridesharing (Bmr)