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Feasibility Study: Transportation Network Company (TNC) Integration for Access Link In Reserve

The existence of Transportation Network Companies (TNCs) may provide opportunities for cost-savings to Access Link, NJ TRANSIT’s statewide advance-reservation, shared ride, ADA complementary paratransit service. Presently, all Access Link trips are delivered directly by five (5) service providers that NJ TRANSIT has contracts with, serving separate geographic regions of the State. As Access Link ridership increases... more »

Idea Submitted by Susan O'Donnell, Senior Director Business Analysis & Market Research, NJ TRANSIT

List your Agency /Division / Bureau, County, City Univ. or Other NJ TRANSIT

Idea Champion - Who at NJDOT, NJ Transit or NJ Motor Vehicle? (if known) Adam Katz, Director Policy Eligibility & Analysis NJ TRANSIT

Why is this a priority and what are the benefits for the State/County/City?

An in-depth study is needed to determine the possible benefits and risks that a Transportation Network Company, like Uber or Lyft, could provide to NJ TRANSIT by integration with Access Link. Integration with a TNC may have a minor or major impact on the service design and performance of Access Link, and there are various possible configuration models that can be considered. Integrations by other transit agencies may be case studies for this research and yield considerations and “best practices” that may be beneficial for NJ TRANSIT to utilize.

Potential benefits include reduced costs of Access Link service, alternative options for accessible service to NJ TRANSIT paratransit customers, and increased participation with transportation partners in the local community.

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