April 28, 2014
Even if a community offers choices, such as paratransit services, they may fail to provide the responsiveness, flexibility, and independence desired by a retiring Baby Boomer generation.
Participants were asked, “What community amenities do you want close to home?” Access to public transportation, food and green space topped the list.
December 6, 2013
May change the price from $4.00 to $3.00. In a recent state survey measuring the impact of the 2012 hikes on seniors, a majority of RIDE users whose income is less than $2,000 per month said they cut back on food, personal grooming and transit trips.
November 11, 2013
ITNAmerica, a service where participating seniors pay for rides from volunteer drivers using a pre-paid credit system, was held up as one example of the type of nonprofit service that can fill a need.
August 14, 2012
Moving operations from the space-constrained Back Bay office to the new store allows the MBTA to efficiently serve reduced fare customers in a more comfortable atmosphere
May 21, 2012
Arlington, Va., residents describe the satisfaction of living in a user-friendly, walkable, mixed-use community with access to a variety of public transit options, entertainment, and recreation, and basic services such as shopping and medical amenities.
March 19, 2012
Authorizes $248.6M for fiscal years 2012 and 2013 for the combined Section 5310 services, representing a $23M increase overall, with potentially more benefits for programs supporting seniors and persons with disabilities.
December 22, 2010
When new fares take effect at the beginning of the year, senior and disabled riders will pay a flat rate of $0.75 for one- and two-zone ST Express bus and all light rail trips.
May 13, 2009
Association of Travel Instruction, whose members teach persons with disabilities of all ages and seniors how to use public transportation systems safely and independently, will hold its Ninth Annual Continuing Education Conference from July 31 to August 2, 2009, at the Crowne Plaza Hotel–Downtown, St. Louis.
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