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NY MTA adding mobile app to simplify paratransit travel

Posted on June 27, 2017

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NEW YORK — The New York MTA plans to release a mobile and web app to help paratransit riders better use Access-a-Ride services by allowing them to book and track trips and hail more cabs without having to pay up front, dnainfo reports.

The upgrade comes amid a growing outcry from people with disabilities that they are being underserved. The app, which would allow users to book rides online instead of calling or emailing to schedule a ride, is expected to launch later this year. For the full story, click here.

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