A: The DOT ADA regulations do not explicitly require the use of the securement system; an entity may determine for itself whether or not securement will be mandatory for their systems. You are therefore free to suspend any mandatory securement policy that you may have in place. However, if an individual passenger makes a request for assistance, you must do so.
A: Yes. This may be categorized as an emergency protective measure taken to protect public health and safety. The employee must be in pay status to be an eligible expense.
The Community Transportation Association of America (CTAA) and its members believe that mobility is a basic human right. From work and education to life-sustaining health care and human services programs to shopping and visiting with family and friends, mobility directly impacts quality of life.