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November 10, 2014

Toledo agency exploring private contracting

TARPS is exploring the idea of using private vehicles on weekend afternoons and evenings so it can focus resources at busier times of the week where it now is shorthanded


May 12, 2014

Ohio paratransit drivers use teamwork to find missing man

When an 80-year-old parishoner with a memory impairment went missing after church services, Toledo Area Regional Paratransit Service driver Maureen Wilcheck put out a radio call to other drivers and within minutes, driver Lori Brooks spotted the man.


January 27, 2014

Rider wanders off twice, prompting Ohio paratransit investigation

The incidents happened within six weeks of each other after the end of the woman’s trip on the Toledo Area Regional Paratransit Service. Although the passenger was brought home safely both times, one incident resulted in an investigation.


September 10, 2012

Ohio community fights to keep paratransit, fixed-route service

Several senior communities and centers in the Sylvania, Ohio area rely on TARPS’ services.


July 20, 2011

Feds award Ohio’s TARTA $3.49M for paratransit buses

The Toledo Area Regional Transit Authority will use the “State of Good Repair” grant to replace 38 of its paratransit vehicles. The agency’s paratransit program has been the fastest growing part of the system, with ridership increases in each of the past 15 years.


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