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Lack of Travel Flexibility

Riders face barriers of having to call in advance, negotiate times that can vary greatly making getting to work on-time variable, and often experience on-board times that may not be reasonable as one may be driven in the opposite direction due to routing. Systems around the country run late and and there is little riders can do who are paratransit dependent. There has been a great deal of technological change since the... more »

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Climate friendly vehicles and enforcing the ADA with TNCs

Many persons with disabilities and older adults using public transportation want to be environmentally proactive. But what is sent to transport them, especially those using mobility devices, are large vans/buses that are not fuel efficient and generally add to climate challenges. More has to be done in a much more timely manner to move the public transit systems to more climate friendly technology and cleaner vehicles... more »

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Mandatory ADA Blue Loading Zones

With the increase competition of various transportation providers i.e Lyft and Uber and walk/bicycle/scooter paths, Dial A Lift and Paratransit services need a safe dedicated loading zone in high density residential and commercial zones for customers utilizing these services. These zones will allow for boarding and alighting specialized vehicles that have right side door openings. Drivers of these types of vehicles... more »

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