A common barrier to transferring relates to confusion from the point of view of the traveler. Specifically, this can directly relate to signage (digital signs or route maps), audio cues (speakers or individual verbalizing), delayed scheduling (late pickup/drop-off), and transition from drop-off point to pick up point. Under the perfect conditions when all these are functioning and are emphasized, it is still difficult... more »
Individuals have difficulties getting from home or business and into the bus or transportation . limited points of destination are available in our area , Due to the single provider and costs.
For a visually/hearing impaired (not blind and deaf, just impaired) person like me transferring is simply not an option irregardless of technology and accommodations except to have a ride-along "coach" to manage the transitions. Expansion of more shared ride services (SRS) is the only option short of providing door-to-door car services which are generally cost-prohibitive. This resource in every city/state I have lived... more »
There needs to be better coordination in the event that a vehicle is delayed so individuals do not miss transfers.