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Notice of August 13, 2021 Public Hearing

The Morris Area Paratransit System will be holding a virtual public hearing on August 13.

We'll discuss and accept input about the 2022 application for the Senior Citizens & Disabled Residents Transportation Assistance Program, which is funded through Casino Revenue Funds.

Join us at Friday, August 13, 2021 at 10:30 AM. To join the meeting online (via WebEx), please log on to:

Copies of the application will be available for review at the Morris County Library - 30 East Hanover Avenue, Whippany NJ - and on the MAPS page on August 23, 2021.

MAPS is a curb-to-curb shared ride transportation service available to Morris County residents.  This service is for senior citizens, people with disabilities, and veterans. We also provide transportation to the general public who live in rural areas of the county. Download a printable brochure(PDF, 449KB).

Use MAPS for medical transportation, social services, and grocery shopping! Read our grocery shopping trip guidelines(PDF, 3MB).

 

Online

Step 1.Make sure you're eligible for MAPS

You are eligible for MAPS curb-to-curb shared ride service if you are:

  • A senior citizen (age 60 or over)
  • A veteran
  • Disabled
  • Live in a rural area and need access to transportation

Step 2.Fill out the online application

Apply for MAPS

Be sure to provide proof of eligibility, such as:

  • Age Verification (driver’s license or passport)
  • Disability Verification (certification form completed by a physician if the consumer has a disability as per ADA regulations or a letter acknowledging your disability status from the Social Security Administration or other governmental agency)
  • Veteran Verification (Veteran identification card or DD 214 Form)
  • Rural Verification (proof of address)

Step 3.Next Steps

We will contact you once we receive your application within one business day.

Email or Fax

Step 1.Make sure you're eligible for MAPS

You are eligible for MAPS curb-to-curb shared ride service if you are:

  • A senior citizen (age 60 or over)
  • A veteran
  • Disabled
  • Live in a rural area and need access to transportation

Step 2.Print the application form

 Print the form(PDF, 136KB) 

Be sure to provide proof of eligibility, such as:

  • Age Verification (driver’s license or passport)
  • Disability Verification (certification form completed by a physician if the consumer has a disability as per ADA regulations or a letter acknowledging your disability status from the Social Security Administration or other governmental agency)
  • Veteran Verification (Veteran identification card or DD 214 Form)
  • Rural Verification (proof of address)

Step 3.Email or Fax the form

Email the form to [email protected].

Or, if you prefer, fax the form to (973) 829-8565.

Step 4.Next Steps

We will contact you once we receive your application within one business day.

Mail

Step 1.Make sure you're eligible for MAPS

You are eligible for MAPS curb-to-curb shared ride service if you are:

  • A senior citizen (age 60 or over)
  • A veteran
  • Disabled
  • Live in a rural area and need access to transportation

Step 2.Print the application form

 Print the form(PDF, 136KB) 

Be sure to provide proof of eligibility, such as:

  • Age Verification (driver’s license or passport)
  • Disability Verification (certification form completed by a physician if the consumer has a disability as per ADA regulations or a letter acknowledging your disability status from the Social Security Administration or other governmental agency)
  • Veteran Verification (Veteran identification card or DD 214 Form)
  • Rural Verification (proof of address)

Step 3.Mail us the form

Send the form to:

MAPS
P.O. Box 900
Morristown, NJ 07963-0900

Step 4.Next Steps

We will contact you once we receive your application. This may take 1 or 2 weeks.

Suggested Donations

  • General Ridership
    • $1.00 per round trip
  • For transportation to employment
    • $1.00 per round trip or $20.00 per month (for community employment)
    • $0.50 per round trip or $10.00 per month (Employment Horizons or other Sheltered workshops)

Non-Discrimination Policy

The County of Morris is committed to ensuring that no person is excluded from, or denied, the benefits of our services on the bases of race, color, or national origin as protected by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended.

Any person who believes that they have, individually, or as a member of any specific class of persons, been subjected to discrimination on the basis of race, color, or national origin, may file a complaint in writing to the County of Morris, Personnel Office PO Box 900, Morristown NJ 07963.

Complaints may also be filed with the Federal Transit Administration in writing and may be addressed to: Title VI Program Coordinator, East Building, 5th Floor – TCR, U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Transit Administration, Office of Civil Rights, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE, Washington, DC 20590.

The County of Morris is ADA Compliant. To make an ADA Complaint or reasonable modification request, please call 973-829-8103.  A complaint may also be filed in writing to the County of Morris, ADA Compliance Office, Allison Stapleton, PO Box 900, Morristown NJ 070963.

 

MAPS Grant Funding Information

The Morris Area Paratransit System (MAPS) is funded primarily through grants administered by New Jersey Transit. The Senior Citizens and Disabled Resident Transportation Assistance Program (SCDRTAP), New Jersey’s Casino Revenue fund is the largest funding source for MAPS. The MAPS program also receives “5311” funding.  5311 is a program that provides funding to states for the purpose of supporting public transportation in rural areas.