McHenry County Coordinated Paratransit Study
Assist McHenry County staff and consultant to investigate the non-automobile needs of McHenry County residents and workers. This entails the following: 1. Overcome existing mobility barriers. 2. Connect to the regional transit network. 3. Improve options for accessing jobs.
- Principal Investigator
- DiJohn, Joseph
- Research Area(s)
- Data Development
- Demand Response
- Funding Source
- Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT), Metropolitan Transportation Support Initiative (METSI)
The plan identifies work and non-work related travel markets and develops unmet needs. A recommended transit system is developed to meet these needs, including feeder buses to Metra, general public dial-a-ride, fixed route and express bus and shared ride taxi. Implementation is recommended in the following time frames: * Immediate term, 2005-2007 * Short term, 2008-2010 * Medium term, 2011-2015 * Long term, 2016-2025 A report or paper from this research is not immediately available.