INCOST is the Indiana Council on Specialized Transportation. An association of transportation professionals working together to promote safe and efficient transportation services to people with special needs. Formed in 1986, INCOST is an association of transportation providers, and was incorporated in 1995 as a 501c3 Not for Profit. There are currently 70 member with a 16 member Board of Directors. All geographic regions have equal representation on the Board. Board members are elected for a term of two years and can be subject to re-election for an additional two years.
Advocating for increased financial support for specialized transportation at the local, state and national levels. Increasing public awareness for the need for and benefits of specialized transportation. Promoting the highest standards of service delivery now and in the future.
Membership is open to all Indiana agencies and organizations interested in specialized transportation including:
Public AgenciesPrivate Nonprofit For Profit Providers
Rehab FacilitatesAdvocacy Groups
Direct Transit ProvidersService Funders
Service ContractorsSPECIAL EVENTS!
Annual Statewide Conference: Each fall, INCOST sponsors a two day gathering. Nationally recognized speakers provide professional transportation manager training. This years conference is October 1 and 2 in Indianapolis.
Para transit ROADEO: A day long celebration of driver skills and dedication. Contestants prove their ability to maneuver an obstacle course, assist passengers with special needs, perform pre-trip inspections and complete a written test. The winner of the state ROADEO receives a trophy and a chance to compete in the National Para transit ROADEO.
Training: Workshops and seminars are held periodically covering a wide range of "hot topics": Driver training, vehicle maintenance., liability insurance, funding sources, creative service delivery, and management techniques.
The view the INCOST By-Laws and Code of Ethics please click on the following links: