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April 2014

Assisting and Securing Passengers with Disabilities

Key guidelines to follow include not making assumptions about your customer’s intellectual or physical capabilities.

August 2013

Enhancing Paratransit Operator Customer Service Skills

Providing good customer service in a paratransit environment is about understanding and respecting people with disabilities as people and customers first. Bringing in the customer’s perspective by including customers with disabilities on panels or advisory boards is a recommended practice.

May 2013

New report IDs human service agency link to mobility

Easter Seals study calls for developing more information and technical assistance for mobility management.

May 2012

Enhancing independence through transit travel training

The ability to live a self-sufficient life is important to everyone, and the ability to travel between home and destinations of choice is an integral part of self-sufficient living. Some people with disabilities use paratransit services to get where they need to go while others use fixed-route systems.

August 2011

On Paratransit: ESPA offers tools for paratransit

Increasing cutbacks in fixed-route systems has placed a strain on both paratransit operations and people with disabilities who rely on public bus and rail systems to get to work, social activities and other places.

September 2010

Easter Seals Project ACTION marks ADA milestone, launches online dialogue

The recent ESPA Talks Paratransit Online Dialogue provided a new opportunity for public and private transportation providers to discuss how they are meeting the needs of their customers in this challenging economic market.

December 2008

Tailored Programs Educate Public on Transit Options

Programs aimed at young children use field trips and visual effects-filled presentations to extol the benefits of using transportation, while others geared toward seniors use discussions and training to help them make the sometimes difficult transition from driving.

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