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Web Extra: D.C. Metro programs empower disabled riders

Accessibility| March 23, 2011
Alternatives to paratransit offered by the agency have enabled it to contain costs and provide riders with disabilities with more affordable transportation options.

FMCSA fines Houston operator for ADA violations

Accessibility| March 10, 2011
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| February 23, 2011

Valley Metro unveils Mobility Center

Created to make travel easier for more than 11,000 passengers who are currently eligible for the Americans with Disabilities Act designation. Will provide in-person eligibility determinations and offer travel training and other programs making the transit system more accessible to local residents.
Accessibility| December 22, 2010

Valley Metro to take on ADA service

Sun Cities Area Transit will no longer provide transportation services to area residents. Effective Jan. 1, Valley Metro will offer trips to passengers that are ADA-certified and passengers that need life-sustaining trips such as dialysis or chemotherapy.
Accessibility| December 22, 2010

IndyGo disperses New Freedom, JARC grants

JARC helps fund employment-related transportation services and activities for low-income individuals, while the New Freedom program supports transportation options for people with disabilities that are beyond those required by the American Disabilities Act.
Accessibility| December 22, 2010

Sound Transit sets flat fare for seniors, disabled

When new fares take effect at the beginning of the year, senior and disabled riders will pay a flat rate of $0.75 for one- and two-zone ST Express bus and all light rail trips.
Bus| December 1, 2010

FTA stresses equal access on Rosa Parks anniversary

Among the administration's responsibilities is overseeing the implementation of civil rights laws and regulations in the nation's transit agencies. These laws include Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color or national origin in programs and activities receiving federal financial assistance.
Accessibility| November 17, 2010

Azure Dynamics supplies hybrid shuttles to Western U.S.

CALSTART, Sacramento Regional Transit District, TriMet and the Utah Transit Authority were among the agencies that ordered the Balance Hybrid Electric shuttle buses.
Accessibility| November 11, 2010

A-Z Bus Sales supplies ADA-equipped vehicles to California

A-Z Bus Sales recently provided special needs buses to a well-known amusement park located in Southern California, the Tehachapi Valley Healthcare District, an assisted living facility in Tehachapi, and Casa Pacifica, an adult day healthcare facility in San Diego.

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