March 11, 2013
Other recent changes made to the agency’s paratransit program include in-person interviews to determine eligibility for CherryLift, with applicants no longer able to ride the service during the 21-day approval process.
January 30, 2013
The report shows that the case for providing accessible transit is supported by a broad spectrum of annual monetary benefits to the national economy.
January 28, 2013
An ongoing review of the city’s compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act shows that one-quarter of the city’s bus stops don’t meet the federal standard, according to consultants hired in 2011 to perform a citywide audit of public facilities
July 30, 2012
The Luzerne County Transportation Authority may issue swipe cards to senior citizens to prevent bus drivers from being able to manipulate ridership totals. The move is a response to allegations that drivers are counting "ghost riders" to increase state funding.
Central Florida Regional Transportation Authority received $3.36 million from the FTA for vehicle upgrades. The funding will pay for up to 42 new vehicles.
Will replace nine or 10 aging vehicles, some of which have surpassed 10 years of service or 300,000 miles.
A $406,125 grant from the FTA will help the Morris Area Para-Transit System develop a one-click/one-call transportation resource center to coordinate local transportation services to veterans who live in the Morris County area.
July 16, 2012
New bill requires that drivers of buses and other vehicles equipped with flashing lights use them when picking up or dropping off developmentally disabled riders. Violators are subject to a fine of at least $100 for a first offense.
Due to budget constraints, city officials are considering charging seniors a fare of $2 for a one-way ride on the currently fare free program geared toward senior citizens.
June 25, 2012
Equipped with a front lift, AVL, camera system and custom graphics. The buses were ordered and delivered in less than five months, using a CalACT-MBTA Vehicle Purchasing Cooperative RFP.
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