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May 13, 2013

Calif. paratransit renews MV contract

Will continue operation of the Access Services Northern Region paratransit contract based in Van Nuys, Calif. Access oversees curb to curb ADA paratransit service on behalf of its 43 Los Angeles County fixed-route member agencies. MV has been an Access transportation provider since 1999.


October 26, 2011

L.A. paratransit provider reduces claims by 50.2 percent

Results from the second quarter of 2011 show that Access Services lowered the number of claims by 50.2 percent compared to the baseline period, during which in-vehicle recording equipment was calibrated and drivers and supervisors were trained.


October 20, 2010

Foothill Transit chief tapped for L.A. Access Services board

Doran Barnes, who is also the Executive Director of Foothill Transit in West Covina, Calif., will serve as the board’s Chairman for the next fiscal year.


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