Paratransit Consolidated Vehicle Procurement

  • Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT)
  • Division of Public & Intermodal Transportation
  • 100 W. Randolph Street, Suite 6-600
  • Chicago, IL 60601
  • Phone: (312) 793-1455
  • Website Link:

Purpose of the Program

To provide properly specified bid and inspected paratransit vehicles to private non-profit and certified public agencies for use in transporting the elderly and people with disabilities.

Who is Eligible

The basic qualifications (above), and a well run transportation program.

Application Process

Applications are mailed and sent electronically on or about February 15, and due back completed on or about April 15 each year, with delivery expected during the next calendar year.

Availability of Funds

Approximately $2.8 million.

How Funds are to be used

IDOT purchases paratransit vehicles for transportation of the elderly and disabled, inspects them and delivers them to grantees.

Types of Assistance


Year Program was established