If there are more fixed route transportation options, people with disabilities will have more opportunities to get to and make use of them.
If Uber and Lyft were to hire people with disabilities who own an accessible van it would accomplish two things that the disabled community is very short on. One it would give people with disabilities much needed jobs and two it would give people a very good option for transportation in a world that has fewer options for the disabled then the physically fit.
Similar to the way one can sign in to multiple applications using their Facebook login criteria, the same concept could be used to allow Paratransit users to connect to other paratransit authorities using one certification. For example, because I’m certified with the Dallas... more »
If there was a concerted effort to bring existing... more »
Why not pay the unemployed population to be a 'taxi'. This would greatly help those that live in a rural area and do not have access to transit or any other means of transportation.
Could we crowd-source to create a ridesharing apps that looks for those with disabilities and older adults needing a ride
Often overlooked as a profession dedicated to the rehabilitation needs – specifically those that... more »
In Wisconsin, we have dozens of employers with (reportedly more than 100 jobs) in the Wisconsin Dells and, in Madison, we have dozens of workers who could fill these positions. What's missing? Public transportation.
When we think about seamless and coordinated mobility - and especially how technology can support this integrated thinking...we have to assure that the technologies are also integrated....an app that integrates transportation modes, provides information about first-mile, last-mile options, and is accessible is the ideal! Providers and developers need to collaborate as new tools are developed.