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.
OnTheBus hooks into GPS and transit data and alerts the user where and when they need to board, signal and disembark.
Enables some hearing aids to amplify a single source of sound. Installed on a fleet of 17 motorcoaches operating 34 scheduled routes that serve passengers throughout Michigan's upper and lower peninsulas.
March 19, 2012
One of only four nationwide, the new transit simulator includes a 40-foot OCTA bus, sidewalks, wheelchair-accessible curbs, crosswalk and operating traffic signals to fully replicate a bus stop. The facility will be used to determine eligibility for the agency's paratransit system.
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