December 9, 2013
To comply with the new voluntary industry standard known as WC18, wheelchair tiedowns or other securement devices must pass two different dynamic strength tests.
November 14, 2013
Nearly one-half (48%) of Americans say they would require an area to have good public transportation before they would consider moving there, according to a survey.
November 11, 2013
ITNAmerica, a service where participating seniors pay for rides from volunteer drivers using a pre-paid credit system, was held up as one example of the type of nonprofit service that can fill a need.
October 21, 2013
The new QRT-360 meets the Rehabilitation Engineering Assistive Technology Society of North American's newly revised WTORS standard for effective wheelchair securement well in advance of the 2015 deadline.
October 16, 2013
The new product was developed by combining transportation insight, intelligent technology and a pioneering new approach to securement.
October 14, 2013
Included new fixtures and more accessible stalls. The agencies will invest $2.2 million more over the next 18 months on station upgrades, including a new ADA-compliant passenger information display system.
September 30, 2013
ITNGreaterBoston, a program started in 2012, specializes in door-to-door, 24/7 transportation for seniors, and keeps costs down by covering 40% of the price of each ride. The other 60% comes from the users.
September 11, 2013
The Q’UBE 3-Point Securement Station features an innovative sliding bumper that provides critical stabilization and tip-over prevention that the ADA requires for 3-Point securement.
August 26, 2013
Two passengers share their stories of how San Diego Metropolitan Transit System is easy and convenient for them to use to get around town. They cite helpful features such as the height and location of the ticket stations, Compass Card smart card and the universal accessibility of all the buses.
August 12, 2013
The cost has risen from $180,000 in 2009 to slightly less than $900,000 this year as demand from senior and disabled residents increases. Some cities and towns have cut their contributions to the service.
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