October 28, 2013
The paratransit program, which cost $15 million to run in 2000, now costs $50 million — a 233% increase.
May 8, 2013
The company, which manufactured the MV-1 accessible vehicle, had a $50 million Department of Energy loan.
May 7, 2013
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
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
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
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
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 will provide shuttle and limited dial-a-ride transportation service to seniors and individuals with disabilities in the Salem-Keizer Urban Growth Boundaries.
August 13, 2012
About 4% of the agency's riders use Dial-A-Ride, but the service consumes 18% of the agency’s budget.
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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