The Florida Association of Paratransit Technicians is comprised of paratransit maintenance professionals throughout the state of Florida. FAPT allows for better collaboration and communication among the Florida paratransit industry professionals and strives to provide for the state of Florida a safer, better trained, better informed and more competent workforce. The sharing of best practices, industry trends, updates and successful programs and practices allows for “working smarter” thus saving time for the technician and money for the agency.
When requested or needed, input to the Florida Department of Transportation regarding issues facing the industry is available and easily accessible. The organization also serves in an advisory role to the Lively Paratransit Instructional Program ensuring high quality training and professional development.
Organizational membership is available to all Florida paratransit professionals. Agency employed maintenance professionals are encouraged to join and participate as well as contracted outsourced locations serving in a maintenance capacity.