In-Person Functional Testing Provides the Most Accurate Determination
Evaluation may include both an interview and functions testing.
Since not all disabilities are visible, both physical and cognitive disabilities are evaluated.
Not all disabilities are visible...
In-Person Functional Testing provides the most accurate determination.
Reducing Transportation Costs through Reliable Determination.
Accurate determinations are vital since granting eligibility only to those who truly need it protects the paratransit program by containing costs.
Investment in a strong evaluation process maximizes savings in transportation costs.
best practice in eligibility
C.A.R.E. programs were sited in the 2015 TCRP – Synthesis 116  report as examples of best practices for paratransit eligibility programs throughout the United States.
 Burkhardt, Jon E., Developing regional mobility management centers. Transportation Research Board, 2012, http://onlinepubs.trb.org/Onlinepubs/IDEA/FinalReports/Transit/Transit50.pdf.