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April 14, 2014

Half of D.C. Metro stops inaccessible for riders with disabilities

Instead of hopping on the next Metrobus, riders with disabilities have to make reservations for the more expensive MetroAccess service.


March 12, 2014

Amtrak to install PTC, upgrade high-speed corridor in 2014

Also plans to expand station accessibility for passengers with disabilities, with continuation of existing construction work at eight stations in three states and new construction activities at 21 stations in eight additional states.


February 24, 2014

TriMet may raise paratransit fares

The third and final phased-in LIFT paratransit fare increase will be for five cents, bringing the total cost for a two-hour ticket to $2.50. The LIFT program costs more than $32 million and has grown on average nearly 9% per year.


February 18, 2014

MV-1 vehicles to join 50-plus dealer network

Production has started on new vehicles, with new dealers to begin taking delivery in March 2014.


November 25, 2013

Advocates request delay of Del. paratransit changes

Delaware Transit Corp., which operates DART First State, wants to double most bus and paratransit fares over two years, expand bus routes and implement a new model of paratransit.


November 11, 2013

Proposed Del. DART paratransit service change concerns riders

The agency’s possible switch from providing door-to-door service to following ADA regulations by running service within three-quarters of a mile of fixed bus routes will cost them more and provide less service, according to those concerned.


October 14, 2013

Amtrak, Md. MTA complete bathroom accessibility renovation

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 11, 2013

Q'Straint unveils 3-point wheelchair securement station

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.


June 10, 2013

Calif. county paratransit plan moves to Phase 2

Service in Solano County will now extend to those riders who need help entering and exiting a taxicab


June 4, 2013

Senior transit services underfunded, underdeveloped, study says

Because one-third to two-thirds of all elderly people do not live or travel within the obligatory service corridors, study recommends expanding paratransit services to areas where elderly people are living without them.


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