Topic : paratransit service

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Veolia taps Larsen to lead IntelliRide division

Bus| April 9, 2013
Ryan Larsen recently served as president of Ecolane, an innovative web-based software for managing paratransit. His previous roles include president and founder of Local Motion ITS Inc., and VP at DynTek.

D.C. Metro shifts paratransit contract model to improve service quality

Accessibility| March 5, 2013
The contracts provide a new approach for determining when a paratransit vehicle is “late," as the contractor managing the scheduling and dispatching functions will share performance incentives and disincentives with the contractors delivering the service to customers.
Accessibility| January 28, 2013

DART paratransit service back on track

Nearly 90% of rides have been on time in January, about 97% of phone calls on the reservation line have been answered within three minutes and more than 91% of calls to the “Where’s My Ride?” line met the three-minute standard
Accessibility| October 8, 2012

Texas paratransit supplements with taxi service

A continuing shortage of bus drivers has forced EZ-RIDER, the public transportation provider in Midland and Odessa, Texas, to partner with a local taxi company to provide service to its paratransit riders.
Accessibility| August 27, 2012

MV wins Ore. paratransit contract

MV will provide shuttle and limited dial-a-ride transportation service to seniors and individuals with disabilities in the Salem-Keizer Urban Growth Boundaries.
Accessibility| August 13, 2012

Riverside Transit looks to cut back Dial-A-Ride users

About 4% of the agency's riders use Dial-A-Ride, but the service consumes 18% of the agency’s budget.
Accessibility| June 25, 2012

Travel training conference to be held in Colorado

The conference, sponsored by the Association of Travel Instruction, is recommended for travel trainers, mobility managers and other persons interested in greater use of public transit by all disabled individuals and seniors.
Accessibility| June 25, 2012

Topeka staff, riders to select new paratransit vehicles

Replacing the 15-bus paratransit fleet is expected to cost $1.2 million — an amount already set aside in Topeka Metro’s capital outlay budget for this fiscal year.
Mobility| June 11, 2012

MBTA to launch on-demand taxi service

Offering same-day service will be an upgrade from its current paratransit service, the RIDE, which requires trip scheduling at least one day prior to pickup.
Accessibility| April 26, 2012

Paratransit riders disrupt Boston House

The protesters were escorted out of the public gallery of the Massachusetts Statehouse while chanting "the riders united will never be defeated" and "they say cut back, we say fight back."

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