Topic : paratransit service

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Honolulu's Handi Van chief replaced amid service issues

Accessibility| May 11, 2015

Last fall, complaints about busy reservation lines and late van pick-ups spiked when a new reservation system began operation.

Texas city solves paratransit service issue

Accessibility| November 21, 2014
The former provider of the service, the Collin County Area Regional Transit, terminated service in Collin County in June 2013. The newly signed agreement between the city of Frisco, Texas and and Texoma Area Paratransit System will go into effect on Dec. 1.
Accessibility| September 15, 2014

Palm Beach County picks 3 companies to take over paratransit service

Switching from one operator to three new companies is expected to cost $184 million. But the county is banking that the investment in hiring more help will correct late bus pickups and other service problems that triggered a flood of rider complaints, according to the report.
Security and Safety | April 14, 2014

Half of D.C. Metro stops inaccessible for riders with disabilities

Instead of hopping on the next Metrobus, riders with disabilities have to make reservations for the more expensive MetroAccess service.
Accessibility| March 27, 2014

Guidelines for Assisting, Securing Passengers with Disabilities in Transit Vehicles

Not making assumptions about your customer’s intellectual or physical capabilities is one of the key guidelines to follow.

February 10, 2014

Why curb-to-curb service is simply not enough

It has been more than 20 years since the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act, and many transit agencies continue to struggle with the quality of service, costs and the difficulties encountered in contracting the service. One of the most basic policy decisions an agency must make involves whether to provide door-to-door, or only curb-to-curb service.
Accessibility| February 10, 2014

Maui Mayor to discuss paratransit on live TV show

Maui Economic Opportunity is currently contracted by the County of Maui to provide this type of service to residents and has experienced some hiccups since taking over the service.
Accessibility| October 28, 2013

Delaware Transit's 'redesign' includes paratransit fare increase, revamp

The paratransit program, which cost $15 million to run in 2000, now costs $50 million — a 233% increase.
Accessibility| May 8, 2013

Vehicle Production Group ceases operation, lays off staff

The company, which manufactured the MV-1 accessible vehicle, had a $50 million Department of Energy loan.
Accessibility| May 7, 2013

Transitional program alleviates paratransit demand, cuts costs

Riverside Transit Agency’s travel training program is effectively steering a growing number of customers away from its costly Dial-A-Ride service as well as saving the agency money along the way.

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