Increase text size on schedules and use raised lettering at stops to identify stop (keep using Braille, but add raised lettering)
Trip Planning and Monitoring
Please share barriers you have experienced in trip planning and monitoring. Consider barriers related to inputting trip requirements, evaluating and selecting trip options, monitoring in real-time and providing feedback. Share the barrier's impact. Detail potential solutions for removing the barrier, including what technologies would be useful.
Allows for on-demand trips to be booked
Not all doors are accessible? I was at Penny`s this weekend, you push the button to go through the 1st-door & you barely have enough room once you push the button to go through the 2nd door?
A terrible setup for those with Disabilities. All stores need to access for those with Disabilities.
With closest stop about 1/2 Mile from the independent living facility I currently live in I would like to see a stop added or some sort of van made available for those of us who are unable to travel that on our own but do not qualify for special pick ups.
In fact I see that in the suburban areas the service is few and hours in between. I bit more attention to the census this year might help.
Current navigation apps do not always present practical or accurate routes-- and do not accurately reflect transportation availability.... more »
With the emergence of smart phones and hand held devices, create a tool that provides a visual cue, audio cue, and offers directions for on and off street navigation. Explore the use of Artificial Intelligence to support way finding - with visual, audio, and text based cues.
Several examples of volunteer transportation... more »
Many 5-1-1 options do not support the needs of people with disabilities as part of their mainstream services.
Methods for service personalization in a trip planner application based on end-user needs are rare.
A person with a disability may need a trip planner with multi-modal -indicators of major landmarks or similar cues.
I don't have a specific idea at the moment. But I work in public transportation, and am just trying to register for your site. Look forward to participating in your topics. Thanks!
US DOL needs to encourage coordination of planning & operation among ALL citizens, ALL agencies (DSS DSN etc), and ALL mobility operators.