July 14, 2014
Commemorating the 24th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, which was signed into law by President George H.W. Bush on July 26, 1990.
Currently, Philadelphia has only eight disabled-accessible cabs out of a total of 1,800 registered taxis.
December 10, 2013
Possible new projects include enabling all residents to get to two transit routes within a quarter-mile of where they live or work, and having transit operation hours mirror the times people travel to and from work. UTA is also working on a distance-based fare system.
June 5, 2013
This means that properties will be able to mix and match retractors and manual belts from both companies simply by using Omni Floor Anchor Systems.
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.
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