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.
February 11, 2013
The impacts of travel instruction can yield tremendous benefits to individuals, such as increased independence, increased mobility options with associated cost savings and decreased isolation from their community.
October 8, 2012
Due to a significant spike in paratransit ridership, RiverCities Transit hired a new mobility manager, who has been tasked with screening paratransit applicants, calling doctors with follow-up questions to determine ridership eligibility, and developing a travel training program.
September 24, 2012
Working with Knott’s Berry Farm to help service animals and handlers get accustomed to navigating public buses. Handlers and service animals will have access to enter the theme park in order to train around large groups of people and various unfamiliar sights and sounds.
August 10, 2012
Will unveil new logo, slogan, fleet graphics, bike racks and mascot.
August 6, 2012
University officials based in Michigan, New Jersey, West Virginia, Oklahoma and Indiana discuss increasing ridership, contracting service and travel training.
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.
June 11, 2012
Assisted more than 400 riders who are disabled, elderly, or immigrants adjusting to a new city.
March 19, 2012
The “How to Ride RIPTA Workshop” series, held March 5, created for the state’s senior community, was designed to empower the senior community to mobilize and remain independent. All attendees of this travel training program received a free step-by-step “How to Ride Guide.”
Formation comes as the Northwest Indiana Regional Bus Authority is trying to rally support for continued funding for bus services, since a temporary operational subsidy from the Northwest Indiana Regional Development Authority ran out last year.
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