Subsidies should be granted to low income communities, and people with disabilities, to ensure that all Americans have access. In addition, USDOT could encourage public private partnerships and foundations to consider funding for those in need. Subsidies and community ownership of vehicles could allow for those in rural areas without access to transit to benefit.
Often, airplanes transport the scooter in baggage with oversized luggage, wheelchairs and strollers. The have dismantled the scooter,, removed the seat and handlbars, or placed heavy objects on it. These damages have resulted in long delays returning it at the airport, missed flights, long delays for repairs at destinations, inability to use... more »
Please make transportation better for people with disabilities. Train cars need to roll on and no steps.
In particular, it is helpful that the Strategic Plan Framework addresses "barriers for people... more »
Right now is the time to rebuild passenger vehicles such as taxis and ride shares, Vehicles participating in these programs should all be accessible. Right now the business is so far down that changing over would be more than simple. Right now licenses/medallions are priced so low Uber or Lyft could buy all of them! So only allow accessible vehicles to replace bankrupt/foreclosed medallions/licenses