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Paratransit: Public Disability Transport Services Document List

This page contains the full list of articles and documents from the Disabled World Public Disability Transport category. Though topics may have since been updated they are listed by their original publish date, with the most recent documents first.

Publication List

2016-12-21 - Updated ADA Guidelines for Buses and Vans - Access Board - The Access Board issues final rule updating sections of the accessibility guidelines for transportation vehicles covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
2016-12-12 - CareRides: Accessible Transportation for the Elderly by Lyft and CareLinx - CareRides provides convenient, reliable, door-through-door transportation to increase freedom and mobility for individuals who need extra support across the U.S..
2016-07-07 - Chicago Taxi Fleet Adds 50 Wheelchair Accessible MV-1s - Chicago to add approximately 50 MV-1 wheelchair-accessible taxis to boost public transportation options for Chicago area residents with disabilities.
2016-01-11 - New Wheelchair Accessible MV-1 Empire Taxi for NYC - Mobility Ventures - Fully wheelchair accessible the MV-1 Empire Taxi provides more legroom and luggage space than other taxi vehicles operating in New York City.
2015-11-17 - Accessible UK & London Black Cabs Within 5 Minutes of Booking - Partnership makes over 8000 black cabs in London and a further 2000 throughout the UK fully accessible for disabled travelers.
2015-07-28 - Greyhound Bus Services to People with Disabilities - Greyhound bus lines recognizes the importance of making travel easy and accessible for customers with disabilities.
2014-12-13 - NY City Adds 147 New MV-1's to Access-A-Ride Fleet - New York City Metropolitan Transportation Authority Adds Another 147 New MV-1s to its Access-A-Ride Fleet.
2014-10-16 - First Transit Technology Strengthens Paratransit Services - First Transit introduces Info-Client, a paratransit travel app, at the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) Expo in Houston, Texas.
2014-01-23 - New Medical Protocol Sets Industry Standard for Bus Drivers With Diabetes - New policy shows commitment to providing drivers with diabetes equal employment opportunities and ensuring public safety.
2012-07-05 - Beverly Hills Cab Co. Wheelchair Friendly Vans - Beverly Hills Cabs Los Angeles offer wheelchair accessible vans for persons with disability the elderly and people with mobility issues.
2012-03-26 - 2012 Accessible Taxis with Rear-Entry to Enter NYC Market - NYC Taxi and Limousine Commission confirmed Viewpoint value by making its vehicles 1 of 3 approved 2012 accessible taxi models in NY city.
2011-07-11 - MV-1 The Accessible Taxi of Tomorrow - The MV-1 is the first mobility vehicle designed to provide accessible transportation to fleets municipalities and individuals with physical challenges.
2011-07-07 - Express Bus Service and Taxi Voucher Program in Brooklyn for Seniors and Disabled - Expansion of livery taxi voucher program for Access-A-Ride users will provide more efficient service for those in Brooklyn and outer-boroughs.
2011-06-12 - Civil Rights Violation Lawyer Investigates NYC Taxi of Tomorrow - Investigating whether the lack of wheelchair-accessible taxicabs in New York City violates parts of the Americans With Disabilities Act.
2011-05-30 - Stagecoach Buses to be Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles by 2015 - Stagecoach East Midlands has vowed to make their entire fleet of buses wheelchair accessible vehicles by 2015.
2011-05-04 - New York City Cabs - Taxpayers, Wheelchair Users and Seniors Ignored - Response to Bloomberg administration and New York City Taxi & Limousine Commission on taxi that could save taxpayers millions and serve wheelchair users and aging population.
2011-02-05 - Wheelchair Accessible Taxis for New York City - New York City is currently in the process of selecting a new design for their fleet of 13000 taxis.
2011-01-13 - New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission Sued for Lack of Accessible Taxis - If the TLC fails to choose an accessible taxi men, women and children who use wheelchairs will be unable to access New York taxis.
2010-06-17 - Canadian Transportation Agency Uses New Communications Tool to Improve Service to Persons with Disabilities - Selected print publications from the Canadian Transportation Agency are now available as digital talking books.
2008-12-27 - Canada Disability Travel Using Via Rail Trains - Travel tips for sight and hearing impaired persons when traveling aboard Via Rail trains in Canada.

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