March 19, 2012

Audit: Maryland MTA did not vet paratransit applicants

BALTIMORE — The Office of Legislative Audits found that the Maryland Transit Administration did not vet participants in its Mobility Paratransit Program, which assists people who are physically unable to use other transit services, The Baltimore Sun reported.

Of the 30 applications the auditors evaluated, none had adequate documentation to show that the applicants needed the service. Two of the cases reviewed in the audit indicated that riders had short-term disabilities but were granted three years of mobility access. For the full story, click here.

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