News Tagged With: paratransit-service
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April 14, 2014

Half of D.C. Metro stops inaccessible for riders with disabilities

Instead of hopping on the next Metrobus, riders with disabilities have to make reservations for the more expensive MetroAccess service.


February 10, 2014

Maui Mayor to discuss paratransit on live TV show

Maui Economic Opportunity is currently contracted by the County of Maui to provide this type of service to residents and has experienced some hiccups since taking over the service.


October 28, 2013

Delaware Transit's 'redesign' includes paratransit fare increase, revamp

The paratransit program, which cost $15 million to run in 2000, now costs $50 million — a 233% increase.


May 8, 2013

Vehicle Production Group ceases operation, lays off staff

The company, which manufactured the MV-1 accessible vehicle, had a $50 million Department of Energy loan.


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 9, 2013

Veolia taps Larsen to lead IntelliRide division

Ryan Larsen recently served as president of Ecolane, an innovative web-based software for managing paratransit. His previous roles include president and founder of Local Motion ITS Inc., and VP at DynTek.


March 5, 2013

D.C. Metro shifts paratransit contract model to improve service quality

The contracts provide a new approach for determining when a paratransit vehicle is “late," as the contractor managing the scheduling and dispatching functions will share performance incentives and disincentives with the contractors delivering the service to customers.


January 28, 2013

DART paratransit service back on track

Nearly 90% of rides have been on time in January, about 97% of phone calls on the reservation line have been answered within three minutes and more than 91% of calls to the “Where’s My Ride?” line met the three-minute standard


October 8, 2012

Texas paratransit supplements with taxi service

A continuing shortage of bus drivers has forced EZ-RIDER, the public transportation provider in Midland and Odessa, Texas, to partner with a local taxi company to provide service to its paratransit riders.


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.


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