Choices in Employment Related
Transportation for People with Disabilities
A collaborative effort of
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Texas State Independent Living Council
and
Disability in Action, Inc.
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Center Began in 2008
1500 Open Cases
Over 8,000 Referrals year to date
Six Counties Served
Taylor, Stephens, Jon...
Choices!
In Coordination with our Community Partners
We will……
Provide low-cost and no-cost transportation to
people with disabilit...
C.A.R.R. (City and Rural Rides)
 City And Rural Rides is a rural public transit
service. Transportation is available to t...
CityLink

Route Transportation Services

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Travel within the city limits of Abilene

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Buses run throughout the city

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City Link Para-transit Services*
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Travel within the city limits of Abilene
Demand-Response Door-to-Door Service
M-F,...
City Link Evening Service
Para-transit (Demand-Response)
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Travel in the City Limits of Abilene
Monday-Saturday 6:15pm-...
Double Mountain Coach
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Rural transportation from Jones County to
travel within Transportation Works service
area
Call...
Volunteer Driver Program
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Volunteer Drivers will use their own vehicles
to assist consumers with transportation...
Volunteer Driver Program
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Drivers will apply/Screening Process
Submit a safety checklist prior to each ride
Drive...
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Volunteer Driver Program
Riders will open a case with Disability in
Action and will follow approval process for...
Looking for Work?
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This program will assist you with up to three
fixed route trips or three volunteer driver
trips...
Need help learning how to use
public transportation?
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Training can be provided in a group setting
or one-on-one setting.
Want more information?

Tim Evans
Director of Programs/Transportation Specialist
Disability in Action, Inc.
3305 N. 3rd St...
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Transportation Works

  1. 1. Choices in Employment Related Transportation for People with Disabilities
  2. 2. A collaborative effort of   Texas State Independent Living Council and Disability in Action, Inc.
  3. 3.     Center Began in 2008 1500 Open Cases Over 8,000 Referrals year to date Six Counties Served Taylor, Stephens, Jones, Shackelford, Eastland and Callahan Our staff are people with disabilities working with people who have disabilities.
  4. 4. Choices!
  5. 5. In Coordination with our Community Partners We will…… Provide low-cost and no-cost transportation to people with disabilities who are engaged in employment related activities. Such as:  Working  Volunteering  Looking for Work  Going to School
  6. 6. C.A.R.R. (City and Rural Rides)  City And Rural Rides is a rural public transit service. Transportation is available to the general public in the service area.  Anyone may schedule a ride to any location in the service area and to limited cities.  CARR can be used for various reasons including shopping, work, beauty shop visits, visiting family or friends, and doctor visits.  CARR requires that trips be scheduled one business day in advance by 3:30 p.m.
  7. 7. CityLink Route Transportation Services  Travel within the city limits of Abilene  Buses run throughout the city  Monday through Friday, 6:15am to 6:15pm.  Saturday, 6:30am to 6:15pm
  8. 8. City Link Para-transit Services*    Travel within the city limits of Abilene Demand-Response Door-to-Door Service M-F, 6:15am to 6:15pm. Saturday, 6:30am to 6:15pm. (*you must meet CityLink Qualifications for this service)
  9. 9. City Link Evening Service Para-transit (Demand-Response)   Travel in the City Limits of Abilene Monday-Saturday 6:15pm-11:30pm
  10. 10. Double Mountain Coach   Rural transportation from Jones County to travel within Transportation Works service area Call the Disability in Action for more details
  11. 11. Volunteer Driver Program     Volunteer Drivers will use their own vehicles to assist consumers with transportation Rides will be pre-planned and based on availability of drivers Volunteer Drivers can be anyone who qualifies for the program Transportation Specialist will work to match drivers/riders to best suit their needs
  12. 12. Volunteer Driver Program     Drivers will apply/Screening Process Submit a safety checklist prior to each ride Drivers will track mileage and receive a stipend for each mile of travel As long as the grant funding allows, riders get this service free of charge, pending approval.
  13. 13.     Volunteer Driver Program Riders will open a case with Disability in Action and will follow approval process for the program End goal of employment Program Guidelines Four hour notice for needed ride One hour notice to cancel the ride “No Show” guidelines Trips will be to documented destination only
  14. 14. Looking for Work?    This program will assist you with up to three fixed route trips or three volunteer driver trips in any given month. Trips must be pre-planned and the time allotted for the trip will be coordinated with your driver if you are using a volunteer driver. Additional trips should be planned with our Transportation Specialist.
  15. 15. Need help learning how to use public transportation?  Training can be provided in a group setting or one-on-one setting.
  16. 16. Want more information? Tim Evans Director of Programs/Transportation Specialist Disability in Action, Inc. 3305 N. 3rd St. Suite 320 Abilene, TX 79603 (325) 672-5460

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