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Taxis and Other Private Providers


Local and State Partnerships With Taxicab Companies (National Cooperative Highway Research Program, 2012). Reports on research to identify how states and local governments can best promote partnerships with taxicab companies for the provision of public transportation.

Assessing the Full Cost of Implementing An Accessible Taxicab Program (Taxi, Limousine, and Paratransit Association, 2010). Addresses the issue of ADA-mandated taxicab service through the documentation of costs and operational difficulties resulting from the local expansions of ADA-type legislation.

Non-Emergency Medical Transportation: How to Maximize Safety and Cost Effectiveness Through Better Use of Private-for-Hire Vehicle Operators (Taxi, Limousine, and Paratransit Association, 2009). Presents issues involved with non-emergency Medicaid transportation for TLPA members and encourages public entities to develop better RFP processes for these types of services.

Potential Cost savings from Taxi Paratransit Programs (Easter Seals Project Action, 2009). This study, prepared for the Easter Seals Project ACTION program, examined the roles that taxis currently play in paratransit services. Exemplary programs demonstrate that taxi paratransit services can provide cost-effective and high quality services. A taxi-supported paratransit program is a key cost reduction strategy that transit agencies can employ for their ADA paratransit programs.


Taxicab, Limousine & Paratransit Association. A nonprofit trade association of and for the private passenger transportation industry.