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 12, 2014
Hope Hezel, who served as director from 2010 to 2012, allegedly used the vehicles to complete personal errands outside her scheduled hours of employment and also used the vehicles to travel to personal events, such as a youth sporting event in Pennsylvania.
March 10, 2014
Lee County Mini-Bus provides door-to-door service to medical appointments and shopping. Kenyatta Watts started the service because of limited transportation resources in the area.
January 13, 2014
Per the contract, MV will operate deviated fixed-route and paratransit service for the Ashtabula County Transportation System.
September 16, 2013
Patricia Adams, a former school bus driver, has been transporting 30 to 40 people daily to physical therapy, dialysis and doctors appointments safely for six years.
August 26, 2013
The service will go idle Friday in the wake of the program losing $24,000 through Title III of the Older Americans Act, which accounted for 18% of the service's $129,000 operating budget.
August 12, 2013
The cost of the service is an issue too, but a spokesperson says a partnership approach involving municipal units and the business community could make it more affordable to more people.
The van, the first accessible vehicle to be used within the cab fleet, will be a part of a program providing rides for 50% of the usual cab fare.
June 24, 2013
The vote, and the resulting contract that begins July 1, now mean that the county will keep the more than 30-year-old SEATS paratransit program afloat for area residents.
The subsidy program covers up to $9 of a Yellow Cab taxi trip taken by a registered VIAtrans customer on a weekday.
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