Paratransit: Disability Transport Services Information Document List
Updated/Revised Date: 2019-04-20
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Although some of these documents from our Transport Services category may have since been updated, re-written, replaced, or revised, they are sorted below by their original publish date. The most recent publications are listed at the top of the table with older articles being listed in descending order by the date they were created.
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List of Transport Services Publications:
Adapting the Canadian transportation system for older travellers will benefit people of all age ranges and abilities.
National Federation of the Blind and automakers host conference on autonomous vehicles and the disability community - Diverse group of attendees focus on accessibility of autonomous vehicles for the disabled.
Should your self-driving car protect you at all costs, or should it steer you into a ditch, potentially causing serious injury, to avoid hitting a school bus.
U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, rules individuals who use hand controls to operate cars and trucks have equal right to test drive vehicles before purchasing them.
Canadian Transportation Agency Chair and CEO shares his vision for accessible transportation in Canada.
RidePIN ride sharing service does not require a Smart-phone or data plan and makes transportation accessibility easier, safer and more reliable.
Demonstration of teleoperated autonomous vehicle service for people with reduced mobility successfully completed as part of GATEway project led by TRL.
United Spinal attends introductory meeting for Autonomous Vehicles community to meet stakeholders in the disability community.
Uber Canada and Canadian Hearing Society announce formal partnership to expand employment opportunities and accessibility for people who are Deaf or hard of hearing across Canada.
Hopkins County residents over 18 can use vouchers to be reimbursed for rides within Hopkins County to medical appointments not covered by PACS Medicaid contract.
Uber agrees to take affirmative steps to prevent discrimination against blind riders who use guide dogs in its transportation network across the U.S..
New navigation keypads featuring integrated illuminated audio jack and audio processor help kiosk and self-service applications comply with accessibility regulations.
United Spinal Association, Taxis For All Campaign and wheelchair user advocates call on Uber to end discriminatory practices and start serving disabled persons.
Transit-oriented development may provide viable option for veterans with disability to help meet post-service needs independently and successfully.
NMEDA a non-profit trade association dedicated to expanding opportunities for people with disabilities to drive or be transported in vehicles modified with mobility equipment.
Mobility Ventures LLC launches production of 2014 MV-1 universally accessible vehicle with vehicles currently being processed for shipment to its nationwide MV-1 dealer network.
Information and policies you should know before renting wheelchair accessible vehicles for weekend getaways or vacations.
ADA prohibits automobile insurance companies from refusing to sell car insurance to drivers with disabilities or charge them higher premiums however some insurance companies use a loophole to raise rates.
Information on autonomous vehicles and how driver-less cars could provide a level of freedom previously unobtainable to people with disabilities.
Renault Tech annually manufactures more than 1000 vehicles for people with reduced mobility.
No Compromises safety campaign will urge buyers of wheelchair accessible cars to demand sled testing certificates to check a vehicle is as safe as possible.
Nearly half of senior drivers worry about losing their freedom and mobility.
Study investigates driving as it relates to teens with high functioning autism disorder found two-thirds of teenagers who are of legal driving age in their state are currently driving or plan to drive.
Disabled Motoring UK are appealing to shoppers to not be selfish when they park their cars in retail areas and ensure disabled parking provisions are not compromised.
Baby boomers turning 65 this year will be driving the silver tsunami says the American Automobile Association AAA.
Heath sensor system integrated into the steering wheel can monitor the drivers state of health while driving.
Prestige is a U.K. insurance company who provide disabled motor vehicle insurance to persons with disability.
MV-1 is the first mobility vehicle factory built and assembled which meets or exceeds vehicle guidelines of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
The Braun Corporation has added the 2011 Honda Odyssey Entervan to its already diverse line-up of wheelchair accessible vehicles.
LEVs are propelled by an electric motor that uses an energy storage device such as a battery or fuel cell has two or three wheels and typically weighs less than 100kg.
Complete streets legislation requires consideration be given to the access and mobility needs of all users of our transportation network.
Ford vehicles will feature wider bolder fonts within vehicle controls and interface screens for easier legibility for seniors and vision impaired.
By 2015 more than 15.5 million Americans 65 and older will live in communities where public transportation service is poor or non-existent.
Majority of elderly drivers surveyed supported mandatory retesting of drivers based on age.
Transportation planners and engineers have yet to begin addressing the needs of older Americans in their street planning.
Key Factors To Consider When Selecting Drivers For Non Emergency Transportation Companies.
Mobile location technology is playing a new role in the evolution of emergency roadside assistance.
Disabled Motoring UK is the new name for Mobilise the charity who campaign on behalf of people with disabilities in the UK.
Seats will be delivered to 49 hospitals and 16 pediatric practices statewide.
Modified bus donated by apprentices from Jaguar Land Rover Dealer Apprenticeship scheme will be handed over to a Warwickshire-based project.
Hints and tips for preparing and maintaining your car for reliability and safety during the winter months.
Needs related to unintended acceleration and greater fuel efficiency top the list of needs drivers want addressed in the design of future vehicles.
The Mobility Resource provides a wide range of adaptive equipment to make cars vans or trucks more disability accessible.
Freedom Motors introduced the U.S. to the first rear-entry wheelchair accessible minivan conversion.
Autonomous vehicle that allows a blind driver to navigate control speed and avoid collision while traversing a closed driving course.
Vehicle features deployable access ramp with a 1,200-pound capacity spacious 36-inch entryway and roomy interior.
First street vehicle equipped with technology allowing a blind person to drive independently.
Spartan Chassis Showcases Custom Vehicle Module to Assist Transport of Persons with Medical Needs and Disabilities.
Proposed Access-A-Ride cuts will have negative impact on individuals with disabilities in New York City.
Breathing diesel exhaust during pregnancy is associated with sluggishness in offspring.
Toyota Auto Access Seat designed for use in the 2011 Toyota Sienna minivan for people with a disability.
Chevrolet and GM to Incorporate a Safe Sound Alert for Electric Vehicles and Hybrids - National Federation of the Blind
General Motors and National Federation of the Blind to identify safe level of sound to alert the blind and other pedestrians.
Discusses what the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act requires as far as transportation for your child with a disability or autism.
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