Demand Response utilizes cost efficient vans and smaller
The first type of paratransit service, Pace Dial-a-Ride, is usually a joint
partnership between Pace and a township or municipality. These services usually
offer trips to residents who travel within their own communities.
The second type of demand-response service is ADA paratransit service, and
is required by the federal Americans with Disabilities Act. Only those persons
registered with the Regional Transportation Authority are eligible to schedule
trips, and these passengers must call to schedule a ride 24 hours in advance.
ADA Paratransit specializes in providing access to all citizens.
The Vision 2020 plan seeks to expand the eligibility of these demand-response
services. The result will be more freedom to take door-to-door trips where you
need to go, even between cities or counties. All portions of the six-county
suburban area will be covered by demand-response service.