At the Station

At the Station

Please share barriers you have experienced in transportation stations. Consider the whole experience at the station including navigating the station, waiting at the station, understanding information within the station, as well as boarding a vehicle at the station. Share potential solutions you may have to remove the barrier, including what technologies would be useful in doing so.

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One stop stations...integrating community services

I have heard of farmers markets at transit stations as a way to increase access to healthy foods...why not expand this? Have medical clinics (people can get flu shots, informational materials etc.). Local employment centers could also set up kiosks and offer career development and job seeking information. Especially in rural areas - having community services at transit hubs make sense and creates great partnerships between... more »

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Boarding With a Walker

When my elderly and disabled husband and I boarded a subway train, the train moved forward almost immediately before we could quickly fold up the walker and stow it at a seat. As it lurched forward, my husband fell backward. Fortunately, he was not badly hurt. We haven't ridden since. There must be a better way.

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