February 25, 2013
After receiving a $4.2 million fleet replacement grant, the Texoma Area Paratransit System announced plans to increase its number of buses from 94 to more than 120, and is working with veterans groups to set up a route that would serve them.
November 12, 2012
Even before the industry kicks off its new veterans initiative, there are active targeted hiring programs in place for veterans in 22% of the public transit systems surveyed and 11% have instituted their own outreach programs.
October 11, 2012
Includes space to service and maintain nearly 100 buses and other transit vehicles in the agency’s fleet, and a new dispatch center with upgraded computer scheduling and GPS technology to better monitor and track vehicles.
October 8, 2012
Rogue Valley Transportation District would no longer have to lease the facility after receiving $1 million in federal funds. Savings from ending the costly lease payments could be put into other transportation programs, such as transit options for disabled veterans.
July 30, 2012
The Downtown & Veterans Medical Center Express, an express commuter bus transit service from downtown Las Vegas to the new VA Medical Center, will operate seven days a week between 5 a.m. and midnight and will accommodate ADA paratransit riders.
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
Founded a nonprofit organization to fund the outfitting of a large recreational vehicle into transportation for veterans in wheelchairs.
May 29, 2012
Louis A. Johnson VA Healthcare System’s two new D4005 coaches come with patriotic graphics, wheelchair lifts and the latest clean diesel engine technology for near zero emissions.
May 1, 2012
The forum will provide U.S. veterans, service members, their families, and community service providers the opportunity to share ideas and solutions that will help to ensure the nation's transportation networks work for everyone.
November 10, 2011
The funds, part of the Obama Administration’s Joining Forces initiative, will support 55 projects in 32 states and Guam to enhance access to local, affordable transportation services for military families and spouses.
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