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D.C. unveils first wheelchair-accessible taxi service

Mobility| May 18, 2011
Each of the 20 vans operated by Royal Cab and Yellow Cab of D.C. features a special back-door ramp and hooks to secure a wheelchair or electric scooter.

MV Transportation launches new website

Accessibility| May 18, 2011
The new website offers a comprehensive overview of the company in addition to special features, such as downloadable content, photo galleries and video case studies.
Accessibility| May 4, 2011

Q-Straint launches new blog section

Q’Blog will feature articles that address key issues and other industry-related subjects, and serve those involved with transportation of passengers in wheelchairs.
Accessibility| March 23, 2011

Disabled rights committee opposes Utah fee hikes

A proposal to increase paratransit fares 60 percent by 2013 will force many riders to choose between going to medical appointments, purchasing food or refilling prescriptions, claims the Disabled Rights Action Committee. The agency said it has held off on raising fares since 2008.
Accessibility| March 10, 2011

FMCSA fines Houston operator for ADA violations

Omnibus Express was found in violation of passenger carrier accessibility requirements under the ADA Act and was fined $55,000.
Accessibility| March 7, 2011

Wheelchair Lifts

Next-generation Ricon Corp. S-Series and K-Series wheelchair lifts offer the security of the Ricon Safety Zone and advanced engineering that delivers reliable, low-maintenance performance for all transportation vehicles.
Accessibility| March 1, 2011

Travel Instruction group to meet in Philadelphia

The conference assists its national and international members by providing educational opportunities and showcasing best practices.
Accessibility| February 23, 2011

Nonprofit helps transport disabled in rural Idaho

The Living Independence Network Corp. now offers transportation to 1,000 residents by pursuing federal grant funding and implementing a voucher system.
Accessibility| February 23, 2011

Edmonton Transit approves disabled transit pilot

Will equip 50 buses with GPS technology and automated stop announcements by September 2012 to take pressure off its paratransit service.
Bus| December 23, 2010

National parks receive federal funding for transportation enhancements

The program funds capital and planning expenses for alternative transportation systems, such as shuttle buses and bicycle trails, in national parks and public lands.

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