Transferring

Transferring

Please share barriers you have experienced in transferring during any part of your trip. Barriers can include the physical barriers, as well as difficulty locating points of interest and vehicles or other modes of transportation. Share potential solutions you may have to remove the barrier, including what technologies would be useful in doing so.
(@jwersal)

Transferring

Low/High Tech Integration Approach for Transfers

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 »

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(@epolicyworks)

Transferring

Transferring Not an Option for People with Disabilities

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 »

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