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August 26, 2013

Disabled riders find San Diego fixed route easy to use

Two passengers share their stories of how San Diego Metropolitan Transit System is easy and convenient for them to use to get around town. They cite helpful features such as the height and location of the ticket stations, Compass Card smart card and the universal accessibility of all the buses.

October 20, 2009

Ricon ramp features reduced slope

Complies with all applicable ADA regulations and is designed for use by wheelchair users, the elderly, children and others.


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Factors in Transit Bus Ramp Slope and Wheelchair-Seated Passenger Safety Nearly 3 million U.S. adults are wheelchair or scooter users1, and as the population ages this number is expected to rise. Many wheelchair users rely upon public transportation to access work, medical care, school and social activities.

Mass Transit Capital Planning An overview of the world-class best practices for assessing, prioritizing, and funding capital projects to optimize resources and align with the organization’s most critical immediate and long-term goals.

The Benefits of Door-to-Door Service in ADA Complementary Paratransit Many U.S. transit agencies continue to struggle with the quality of ADA service, the costs, and the difficulties encountered in contracting the service, which is the method of choice for a significant majority of agencies. One of the most basic policy decisions an agency must make involves whether to provide door-to-door, or only curb-to-curb service.

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