February 28, 2014
The program, which offers travel instruction, individually or in small-group settings is available to people on the autism spectrum, with Down syndrome, and with mobility impairments and other disabilities with a referral.
January 27, 2014
The incidents happened within six weeks of each other after the end of the woman’s trip on the Toledo Area Regional Paratransit Service. Although the passenger was brought home safely both times, one incident resulted in an investigation.
December 23, 2013
The program expanded to provide service to disabled and low-income residents, as well as deliver Meals on Wheels.
November 25, 2013
After classroom lessons, which cover universal topics such as how to buy tickets, participants practice boarding and make an escorted round trip on Metro light rail.
September 11, 2013
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.
July 18, 2013
Travel training will be the first in a series of mobility management services organized under a consortium dubbed Ways2Go and funded with federal grant funds.
June 10, 2013
A local advocacy group, which supports the campaign, has logged complaints about parents with strollers refusing to yield seats.
December 21, 2012
The city’s fare policy change will require people with mobility devices and the visually impaired, who have a card from the Canadian National Institute of the Blind, to pay full fare on city transit buses. Right now, cardholders can ride them for free.
September 24, 2012
Agency has yet to implement regular onboard announcements of stops that could help visually impaired passengers, nearly one year after releasing its accessibility report. Says implementation is three to five years away, mostly due to cost.
June 25, 2012
The conference, sponsored by the Association of Travel Instruction, is recommended for travel trainers, mobility managers and other persons interested in greater use of public transit by all disabled individuals and seniors.
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