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!
Every government issued cell phone should come equipped with a universal transit app to lead the user to select the transit agency in their area/region.
This app can be username and password protected and come auto populated with the assigned user's information to assist with transportation planning and aids.
Several examples of volunteer transportation... more »
Partner (in collaboration) with an existing GPS/Transit Application Providers (Google, Uber, Mapquest, Lyft, etc.) and enhance tools for safety and security.
Don't reinvent a wheel, fine tune its functionality.
Public-private partnerships with uber and lyft have the potential to increase transit options for people with disabilities in some areas. Uber has contracted a number of Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle's in the DC area. While there is always room for improvement, I think that expanding the options through existing means is the most efficient way to increase access to transportation.
If there were a vehicle tracking app so paratransit riders would know when to meet their driver, everyone would be more productive and everyone would save wasted time. Can’t Federal Transit Administration develop a generic app that paratransit services could adopt? Please?
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.
US DOL needs to encourage coordination of planning & operation among ALL citizens, ALL agencies (DSS DSN etc), and ALL mobility operators.
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.
Allows for on-demand trips to be booked