June 9, 2014
The city of Hamilton has diverted 151 people from the much more expensive paratransit service and saved an estimated $1,558 per participant per year in specialized transit costs.
May 26, 2014
At the present time, human service organizations, along with King County Metro, are considering how best to get information in the hands of those who may be later impacted.
May 23, 2014
The transit system conducted a transportation service review that identified the need for a third handyDART service bus to meet the needs of seniors. The City of Powell River mayor said the service may need a fourth vehicle to meet demand.
May 20, 2014
In compliance with the new standards, Q’Straint has developed the QRT-360, the first retractor to meet the requirements.
May 12, 2014
Says the service is necessary because existing township, county and private services are not adequately meeting the needs of seniors and people with disabilities in the community.
Approximately 400 of the more than 13,000 yellow cabs now on city streets can accommodate wheelchairs. That number will rise to more than 7,500 by 2020.
April 28, 2014
Even if a community offers choices, such as paratransit services, they may fail to provide the responsiveness, flexibility, and independence desired by a retiring Baby Boomer generation.
As a gerontologist, Bonilla, who works for San Diego-based We Get Around!, saw early on the benefits travel training can offer older adults.
April 24, 2014
Contract will begin in August. The service is estimated at approximately one million passenger trips annually.
The five-year base contract, with two one-year options, has a total value of more than $260 million.
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