Two Events Serve Needs of Transportation Disadvantaged Population

Transportation disadvantaged persons include the disabled, elderly, low-income or those who are unable to transport themselves or to purchase transportation and are therefore dependent upon others to obtain access to health care, employment, education, shopping, social activities, or other life-sustaining activities, or children who are handicapped or high-risk.

Human Services Transportation Summit – Feb. 20

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  • Regional, day-long event hosted by the Florida Dept. of Transportation, District 4 and its partners
  • Targets human services transportation agency staff, transportation providers, advocates, planners and consumers
  • Click to register in advance. Participation in the summit is free. The registration link offers details on the option to purchase lunch. The link includes an agenda and directions

Transportation Disadvantaged Local Coordinating Board Annual Public Hearing – Feb. 21

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  • Opportunity for members of the public to ask questions of Palm Tran staff members and Palm Beach TPA staff members, and to offer comments about services
  • Everyone is invited to stay for the quarterly meeting of the Local Coordinating Board (LCB) directly following the Public Hearing. Palm Tran will provide reports regarding Connection On-Time Performance and Trip Rates beginning July 1, 2018. For more information about the LCB, go to
  • The Local Coordinating Board (LCB) focuses on the needs of Palm Beach County’s transportation disadvantaged population, specifically older adults, persons with disabilities, low-income persons and children at-risk. The primary responsibilities of the LCB are to plan for and evaluate the paratransit service provided by Palm Tran Connection. The LCB reviews price and service levels, safety concerns, eligibility, and related issues. LCB members include citizen advocates, system users, and government agencies.