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N.Y. paratransit service steers some riders to public transit

Posted on November 23, 2010

NEW YORK — New York City Transit, which administers Access-a-Ride paratransit service, is attempting to cut costs by steering relatively mobile senior citizens and people with disabilities to public transit, silive.com reports. The agency has developed a software program that enforces the "conditional eligibility" of the 40 percent of its customers who are able to walk between one and five blocks to get to a bus stop. For the full story, click here.

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