Chapter 15: Transportation


Section 4: Transportation Resources and Organizations


American Public Transportation Association

Association of transportation providers. Provides transportation advocacy, information and training for members. A source of legislative information related to transit.

1666 K St., N.W. Ste. 1100
DC 20006

Voice: 

202-496-4800

Community Transportation Association of America

An association of organizations and individuals committed to improving mobility for all individuals. CTAA conducts research, provides technical assistance, offers educational programs and serves as an advocate in order to make coordinated community transportation available, affordable and accessible.

1341 G St., N.W., 10th Fl.
Washington , OK 20005

Voice: 

202-628-1480

Toll Free: 

800-891-0590

Fax: 

202-737-9197

Easter Seals Project ACTION

Information on public transit operators, van rental companies, accessible taxis, airport transportation, hotel-motel shuttles and more.

1425 K St., NW, Ste. 200
Washington , DC 20005

Voice: 

202-347-3066

TTY: 

202-347-7385

Toll Free: 

800-659-6428

Fax: 

202-737-7914

Federal Transit Administration

Email:

FTA.ADAAssistance@dot.gov

An administration within the U.S. Department of Transportation that administers federal funding to support a variety of locally planned, constructed and operated public transportation systems throughout the U.S., including buses, subways, light rail, commuter rail, streetcars, monorail, passenger ferry boats, inclined railways, and people movers.

East Building
1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
Washington , DC 20590

TTY: 

800-877-8339
877-877-6280 VCO

Toll Free: 

866-377-8642

Greyhound Bus Lines - Customers with Disabilities

Greyhound provides assistance to passengers with disabilities. To arrange for needed assistance along a travel route, the passenger should call the ADA Assist Line 48 hours in advance of departure.

Personal Care Attendants (PCA's) may travel at a 50 percent discount when providing necessary personal assistance to a passenger with a disability. An ADA Personal Care Attendant ticket will be issued only to the PCA.

See the Greyhound Web site for added information on Greyhound services and access for passengers with disabilities. Other contact numbers: 800-531-5332 Spanish/Espa?ol and 800-755-2357 Greyhound corporate ADA offices.

ADA Compliance Office
P.O. Box 660362
Dallas , TX 75266

TTY: 

800-345-3109

Toll Free: 

800-752-4841 ADA Assist Line

Oklahoma Department of Human Services - Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Section 5310

This section of the Federal Transit Act allocates money to states for use in providing transportation to people who are elderly or disabled. Funds are used to help nonprofit organizations and certain local agencies to purchase vehicles to be used in transporting elderly and disabled individuals.

Aging Services Division
2401 N.W. 23rd St., Ste. 40
Oklahoma City , OK 73107

Voice: 

405-521-2281

Toll Free: 

800- 498-7995

Fax: 

405-521-2086

Oklahoma Department of Transportation (ODOT)

Email:

transit@odot.org

ODOT's Transit Programs section provides technical assistance for the development of rural public transportation systems and provides other services that promote public transportation in Oklahoma. The web site contains information on the major federal funding sources for public transportation, listings of public transit programs statewide, communities with taxi service and other items.

Transit Programs Division
200 N.E. 21st St. Room 3D4
Oklahoma City , OK 73105

Voice: 

405-521-2584

Fax: 

405-521-2533

Oklahoma Transit Association (OTA)

Association of rural and urban public transportation providers in Oklahoma. Promotes improvement of public transit statewide. OTA is comprised of 25 public transit systems. Of those, 22 are predominantly rural and three are urban. Other members include limited transit systems serving the elderly and handicapped, state agencies, consultants and industry suppliers.

5030 N. May Ave., Suite 233
Oklahoma City , OK 73112

Voice: 

405-208-8777

Fax: 

405-208-8770

Oklahoma United We Ride

Email:

imartin@okdrs.gov

The Oklahoma United We Ride Council has initiated a strategic planning process that seeks to identify priorities and develop processes that identify needs and potential solutions for increased effectiveness of transportation coordination. Council members have been actively involved in regular meetings and transportation conferences and seminars throughout the state, providing current program status and information to participants.

Voice: 

405-951-3408

Transportation Planning - Central Oklahoma Area

Email:

acog@acogok.org

Coordinates long and shorter range transportation planning for central Oklahoma. A Consumer Advisory Committee as well as technical and local government representatives take part in the planning process. Transportation plans address needs for public transit and other transportation modes including highways, rail service, trucking, bicycle and pedestrian travel.

Association of Central Oklahoma Governments (ACOG)
21 E. Main Street, Suite 100
Oklahoma City , OK 73104

Voice: 

405-234-2264

TTY: 

405-234-2217

Fax: 

405-234-2200

Transportation Planning - Tulsa Area

Email:

incog@incog.org

An association of Tulsa-area local governments which conducts a variety of planning activities for public services in the area. INCOG coordinates transportation planning for the greater Tulsa
area. It's transportation plans guide the way transportation dollars are spent for highways, public transit and other modes of transportation.

INCOG
201 W. 5th St., Ste. 600
Tulsa , OK 74103

Voice: 

918-584-7526

Fax: 

918-583-1024