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October 27, 2014

Las Vegas' RTC opens Mobility Training Center

The center will teach residents how to use the RTC fixed route transit services safely and will provide them with the confidence necessary to travel independently.


September 16, 2014

Mobility Ventures exhibiting accessible MV-1 models at BusCon

Company is showcasing two models of the MV-1 — its standard DX model and its new LX luxury model. The vehicles, both of which meet or exceed the vehicle guidelines of the Americans with Disabilities Act, can be seen at Booth #501.


July 14, 2014

Chicago RTA highlights accessibility of region's transit systems

Commemorating the 24th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, which was signed into law by President George H.W. Bush on July 26, 1990.


June 30, 2014

Will Uber service customers with disabilities?

A lawsuit filed by three mobility-impaired plaintiffs from San Antonio and Houston claims that Uber and Lyft have violated ADA laws by failing to provide a way for wheelchair users to take advantage of their services.


May 22, 2014

Chicago's Metra allowing customization of email alerts

The new "Customize Your Commute" program will allow riders to individually choose when to receive email service alerts and give them the option to sign up for a variety of other emails about specialized topics.


May 5, 2014

Lane Transit District employs innovation to bolster accessibility

Eugene, Ore.-based agency believes all customers have the right to travel throughout the community on public transit, which is a major reason it began retrofitting buses with lifts in the early 1980s.


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.


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