Accessibility

Video highlights from BusCon 2013

Posted on October 11, 2013

Much happened at BusCon 2013 and our video production team at Terrapin Blue was on hand to capture it on film. Over the next few weeks, METRO Magazine will feature several videos from BusCon 2013 as it wrapped up its stay at Chicago’s Navy Pier.

  • Arboc Specialty Vehicles’ Ken Becker and wheelchair advocate Kristina Rhodes demonstrate the company’s low-floor vehicles and their compatibility with accessible ramps. To view the video, click here.
  • People’s Transit Chairman/CEO and BusCon Board Member Chuck Covington discusses how his company got into providing paratransit transportation and compares BusCon 2013 to Disneyland. To view the video, click here.
  • Senior Transportation Connections’ Ed Eucker discusses his Cleveland-based nonprofit company, including some of his day-to-day challenges, as well as why he visits BusCon 2013. To view the video, click here.

BusCon 2014 will be held Sept. 15 to 17 at Indianapolis’ Indiana Convention Center.  

View comments or post a comment on this story. (0 Comments)

More News

Program helps families talk driving with seniors, suggest alternatives

The American Occupational Therapy Association’s plan helps families identify signs that older drivers may become unsafe and makes suggestions to help seniors maintain mobility, such as using paratransit services and reduced transit fare programs.

DC Metro moves ahead with plan to use Uber, Lyft for paratransit services

Metro plans to issue an RFP to take over the service in September, with the intent to have the system in place by spring 2017. The pilot program will be for users in the Maryland suburbs, where two-thirds of MetroAccess customers live.

N.Y. MTA adds 70 wheelchair accessible MV-1's to paratransit fleet

The city’s Access-A-Ride, which already has nearly 400 MV-1s in service, is a shared-ride, door-to-door service for people unable to use public buses and subways.

Blind Institute of Technology, Uber team for Colorado job access initiative

Thanks to the agreement, a tap of the Uber app will help remove the employment barrier of getting to job interviews for blind and visually impaired BIT candidates in Colorado.

Audit leads to Calif. VTA terminating 23-year paratransit partnership

That same audit also criticized the agency for a lack of oversight over the nonprofit, which failed to supply data supporting its ridership figures during the first audit ever conducted of its $20 million annual contract.

See More News

Post a Comment

Post Comment

Comments (0)



More From The World's Largest Fleet Publisher

Automotive Fleet

The Car and truck fleet and leasing management magazine

Business Fleet

managing 10-50 company vehicles

Fleet Financials

Executive vehicle management

Government Fleet

managing public sector vehicles & equipment

TruckingInfo.com

THE COMMERCIAL TRUCK INDUSTRY’S MOST IN-DEPTH INFORMATION SOURCE

Work Truck Magazine

The number 1 resource for vocational truck fleets

Schoolbus Fleet

Serving school transportation professionals in the U.S. and Canada

LCT Magazine

Global Resource For Limousine and Bus Transportation

Please sign in or register to .    Close