174.29 Coordination of special transportation service.
Subdivision 1. Definition. For the purpose of sections 174.29 and 174.30 "special transportation service" means motor vehicle transportation provided on a regular basis by a public or private entity or person that is designed exclusively or primarily to serve individuals who are elderly, handicapped, or disabled and who are unable to use regular means of transportation but do not require ambulance service, as defined in section 144E.001, subdivision 3. Special transportation service includes but is not limited to service provided by specially equipped buses, vans, taxis, and volunteers driving private automobiles.
Subd. 2. Coordination of services. In order to provide more adequate access to transportation service for the elderly, handicapped and disabled with special transportation needs and to more efficiently utilize public and private funds expended for that purpose, all state agencies that assist, provide, reimburse or regulate special transportation services shall promote, support and facilitate coordination of those services with other special services and with regular transportation services offered to the general public.
Subd. 3. Expired
HIST: Ex1979 c 1 s 27; 1982 c 556 s 1; 1986 c 420 s 4; 1987 c 209 s 39; 1987 c 384 art 2 s 43; 1997 c 199 s 14
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