DDOT Boards and Commissions
Local Advisory Council (LAC)
The LAC serves as a liaison to the disabled community. This advisory body advise DDOT in areas relating to the planning, delivery, and operation of MetroLift paratransit services provided by Transdev. The meetings provide a forum for comments on proposed changes in service, policies and procedures.
Paratransit Appeals Board
The Paratransit Appeals Board is a requirement of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) (49 Part 37 Subpart F, Section 37.125), that DDOT will accept appeals from its determinations of eligibility. The Appeals Board shall hear the appeals of individuals who were denied paratransit eligibility, service suspension, or limitations or conditions place on eligibility.
The Detroit Department of Transportation (DDOT) Advisory Commissions improves transit services planning, and programs by advising DDOT’s staff members and executive director concerning transit policy and service issues. The commission ensure that the public transit system meets the needs of the community.