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May 24, 2013

MV to service Chicago dial-a-ride

The contractor will operate the Village of Schaumburg’s Dial-A-Ride Transportation service beginning June 1, 2013. Will implement new technologies to improve service, including vehicle monitoring system DriveCam and the Trapeze scheduling system.


January 28, 2013

Chicago area dial-a-ride service expands

Pace Suburban Bus and Lake County now provide a greater variety of destinations and times in Wauconda and Fremont townships as part of the Northwest Demonstration Project.


December 10, 2012

Tenn. paratransit rebrands to draw interest

Kingsport Area Transit Service changed the name of its ADA/Paratransit service to Dial-A-Ride,” and created a new logo.


December 7, 2012

FTA releases $15.5M for tribal transit

Seventy-two American Indian and Alaska Native tribes will receive a share of the funds. In particular, the Morongo Band of Mission Indians will receive $158,999 to purchase a vehicle to launch a new dial-a-ride transit service, and the Bad River Band of Lake Superior Tribe of Chippewa Indians will receive $25,000 for a transportation planning study.


November 12, 2012

N.H. service awarded $90K in 5310 funds

Tri-County Communication Action Program will expand its Dial-a-Ride service by three hours a day and offer free bus service for out-of-town day trips to seniors.


August 27, 2012

MV wins Ore. paratransit contract

MV will provide shuttle and limited dial-a-ride transportation service to seniors and individuals with disabilities in the Salem-Keizer Urban Growth Boundaries.


July 16, 2012

N.M. seniors may lose free Dial-a-Ride

Due to budget constraints, city officials are considering charging seniors a fare of $2 for a one-way ride on the currently fare free program geared toward senior citizens.


November 21, 2011

Southern Calif. transit taps ALC for Dial-a-Ride

Using its Coordinated Transportation Model, American Logistics Co. will provide Lancaster, Calif.-based Antelope Valley Transit Authority with $5 million in savings over the potential life of the contract compared to the agency's previous contract.


June 15, 2011

Tectrans to operate, maintain Los Angeles Dial-a-Ride

The City of Covina selected the transportation and technology firm to enhance client communication and customer service.


January 6, 2011

First Transit wins N.M., Texas contracts

Since 2004, First Transit has provided fixed route and university shuttle service for Austin residents and University of Texas students. First Transit operates 107 area transit buses, transporting more than eight million passengers annually.


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