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RTA logo Lake County Inter/Intra County Paratransit Transportation Study

Study Description

This project will review and assess alternative organizational and funding structures that can support transportation services for the transportation disadvantaged; the elderly, the low income and the disabled of Lake County.

 
Status
Status:Completed
Program:Community Planning
Program Year:2007
Project Type(s):Transit Improvement Plan
Grantee:Lake County
Current Activities:The County is currently working with planning partners to investigate paratransit opportunities. They recently submitted a CMAQ application to explore bike and pedestrian connections in the SE portion of the County. Additionally, the County recently applied for CMAQ funds (FY2012-2016) to coordinate existing Pace-supported Dial-a-Ride services and demand-response services provided by other human service agencies in the study area. This project also aims to achieve one of the identified goals of the Lake County Strategic Plan, which seeks to support coordination and provide technical assistance to townships in the County with implementing recommendations identified in this study.

In November 2011, the RTA Board approved funding through the Job Access Reverse Commute/New Freedom (JARC/NF) program for continued service providing dial-a-ride transportation in four townships within Lake County to persons with disabilities, the elderly and low-income individuals.
Information Updated:February 2013
 
Funding
RTA:$0.00
Local:$19,322.00
Federal:$77,289.00
Total:$96,611.00
 
Study Documents
Tech Memo #1 (March 1, 2010)
Tech Memo #2 (February 1, 2011)
 
Related Studies
none
 
Related Transit Assets
none
 
Related Jurisdictions
Counties:Cook, Lake
Municipalities:Antioch, Bannockburn, Barrington, Barrington Hills, Beach Park, Buffalo Grove, Deer Park, Deerfield, Fox Lake, Fox River Grove, Glencoe, Grayslake, Green Oaks, Gurnee, Hainesville, Hawthorn Woods, Highland Park, Highwood, Indian Creek, Island Lake, Kildeer, Lake Barrington, Lake Bluff, Lake Forest, Lake Villa, Lake Zurich, Lakemoor, Libertyville, Lincolnshire, Lindenhurst, Long Grove, Mettawa, Mundelein, North Barrington, North Chicago, Northbrook, Old Mill Creek, Park City, Port Barrington, Riverwoods, Round Lake, Round Lake Beach, Round Lake Heights, Round Lake Park, Third Lake, Tower Lakes, Vernon Hills, Volo, Wadsworth, Wauconda, Waukegan, Wheeling, Winthrop Harbor, Zion
US Congressional Districts:10 Brad Schneider, 14 Lauren Underwood, 6 Sean Casten
Illinois Senate Districts:26 Dan McConchie, 29 Julie A. Morrison, 30 Terry Link, 31 Melinda Bush, 32 Craig Wilcox
Illinois House Districts:51 Mary Edly-Allen, 52 David McSweeney, 57 Jonathan Carroll, 58 Bob Morgan, 59 Daniel Didech, 60 Rita Mayfield, 61 Joyce Mason, 62 Sam Yingling, 64 Tom Weber
County Board Districts:Cook 13, Lake 1, Lake 10, Lake 11, Lake 12, Lake 13, Lake 14, Lake 15, Lake 16, Lake 17, Lake 18, Lake 19, Lake 2, Lake 20, Lake 21, Lake 3, Lake 4, Lake 5, Lake 6, Lake 7, Lake 8, Lake 9
Chicago Wards:none
Councils of Mayors:Lake, McHenry, North Shore, Northwest
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