paratransit


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paratransit

(păr″ă-trănzĭt) [″ + transit]
Transportation shared by a number of individuals or agencies to deliver patients or nursing home residents to specific facilities or services. Paratransit vehicles share some elements with municipal buses and private cars that meet immediate personal transportation demands. They are typically wheelchair-accessible vans or buses. They can be contracted to be available on-call or may make scheduled trips between health care facilities.
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