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March 21, 2014

Calif. tribe launches dial-a-ride service

The Morongo Indian Reservation’s new service will provide seniors, the disabled, students and others lacking transportation options on the reservation with a new means of reaching medical appointments, work, classrooms, grocery stores and other destinations.


August 12, 2013

Nova Scotia dial-a-ride struggles with service awareness

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.


July 15, 2013

MV wins Calif. Dial-A-Ride contract

Operated the service since 2006 and partnered with Manteca Transit over the past seven years as the Dial-A-Ride and fixed-route transit services have evolved.


May 7, 2013

Question of the Day: How do you deal with paratransit demand?

Transit agency leaders answered this question and whether their systems are seeing an overall boost in ridership this year.


May 7, 2013

Transitional program alleviates paratransit demand, cuts costs

Riverside Transit Agency’s travel training program is effectively steering a growing number of customers away from its costly Dial-A-Ride service as well as saving the agency money along the way.


April 29, 2013

MV extended for Calif. Dial-a-Ride services

The new contract term begins July 1, 2013 and will extend five base years with two, one-year renewal options.


August 13, 2012

Riverside Transit looks to cut back Dial-A-Ride users

About 4% of the agency's riders use Dial-A-Ride, but the service consumes 18% of the agency’s budget.


June 11, 2012

Oregon agency, First Transit close to dial-a-ride, fixed-route contract

Until now, the YCTA has split operational responsibilities between the Yamhill Community Action Partnership, based in McMinnville, and Chehalem Valley Transit, based in Newberg.


May 30, 2012

Mass. senior center looks to volunteer drivers

Longer lead times required for scheduling with the Pioneer Valley Transit Authority's dial-a-ride service and the possibility of being bumped from a seat have been challenging for senior center staffers.


March 23, 2011

Connecticut may cut Dial-a-Ride funds

A state budget proposal would decrease matching grants, reducing support from $8 million to $6 million.


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