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PARATRANSIT PARTNERSHIPS
WITH THE
GoPass
customers
are able to
pay for a
number of
different
paratransit
options.

Application

Customer
Profiles

Phone

Customer Trip
Micro Transit &
Taxi Subsidy Rider
Customer Trip
Paratransit &
TNC Rider

Internet

DART

Customer Trip
Paratransit Rider

Certification
Program
Eligibility
Mobility Devices

Customer Trip Taxi
Subsidy Rider

Customer Trip
Micro Transit &
Paratransit Rider

"The 'rider-choice' programs
provide an alternative on-demand
transportation option to paratransit
program participants. Via survey and
testimonials gathered by our agency
partners, these new On-Demand programs with Lyft have dramatically improved access to healthcare, employment and social events for paratransit
riders," said Lauren Alexander, policy
communications manager, Lyft.
Lyft's decision to branch into paratransit stems from the company's goal
to increase accessibility. Lyft has a
number of additional partnerships
that work to promote greater independence for riders. Lyft partners with the
National Down Syndrome Society, the
National Federation of the Blind and
the National Association of the Deaf.
Lyft has also released Lyft Amp, which
is now available throughout the country, it helps the company continue its
commitment to the deaf and hard of
hearing community. Lyft Amp allows
for drivers to have pre-ride texting
sercvice that alerts the passenger and
allows for in-car communication as
well as notifies drivers of new requests.
"Lyft is committed to working with
our agency partners to reduce transportation access barriers and decouple
the right to mobility from auto ownership. Through these rider-choice
programs, participants have noted
that the expanded transportation
access provided to them by Lyft has
completely transformed their quality
of life, helping them stay active and
independent," said Alexander. "The
positive results and immense impact
of these programs on people's lives
have encouraged us to expand our
partnership work with other agencies
in this space."
When Lyft joined the partnership
with DART and MV, the company proFor more information, visit www.MassTransitmag.com/12160176

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