November 25, 2013
Springfield MTD is beginning work to make 14 bus stops more accessible to people in wheelchairs. All of the stops will be equipped with a concrete pad and a shelter.
July 29, 2013
Many have gaps greater than three inches between the platform and the train door. N.Y. MTA designers are working on options to mark disabled boarding areas and filling the gaps with higher platforms.
July 9, 2013
For the 50 Ability Marathon, a team of three wheelchair racers are attempting to compete in 50 marathons in 50 states in 50 weeks to raise funds for the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation.
June 24, 2013
Includes information about wheelchair accessible vehicle solutions, including adaptive equipment and lift options, such as wheelchair lifts, scooter lifts, wheelchair restraint systems and tie-downs.
May 13, 2013
Salt Lake Express did not receive federal funding for its plan to offer daily bus service. It did not meet the requirement that every bus in the fleet be ADA compliant. The company offered to provide wheelchair-equipped buses for trips when passengers requested them.
February 11, 2013
Riders with disabilities in Felixstone, England, have been asked to keep track of times, stops and routes where they had been denied a ride because they could not get on the bus.
January 28, 2013
The entry space on its FasTracks commuter-railcar will be increased by a foot to prevent wheelchairs from becoming stuck in the space as cars prepare to leave the station.
November 26, 2012
The program, funded through a $1.7 million federal New Freedom grant, will reimburse expenses to convert taxicabs to accommodate wheelchairs.
September 24, 2012
A disabled Omnitrans rider had to conquer her fear of taking public transportation to get to her job. Part of what helped her were the courteous and patient drivers on her route.
July 30, 2012
Cities ranging from Lubbock, Texas to Seattle were noted for their accessible transit services.
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