Paratransit and Public Disability Transport Services Document List

Summary: Our library below features 23 published articles, research papers, and documents from the Disabled World Public Disability Transport category. Although some of these documents may have since been updated, re-written, replaced, or revised, they are sorted 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.

Public Disability Transport Publications

Why Buses Cannot Get Wheelchair Users to Most City Areas
Study finds the key obstacle is with sidewalks and other infrastructure that wheelchair users need to get from home to bus stops and from bus stops to their destination.
Publish Date: 2023/05/10

Only 31% of London Underground Stations are Fully Accessible
Reports by Transport Focus, the Department for Transport, and the Research Institute for Disabled Consumers have uncovered that traveling on public transport continues to be difficult for disabled passengers..
Publish Date: 2021/09/09 - Updated: 2022/08/19

myRTCpara: Trip Management for Paratransit Customers
RTC launches myRTCpara to manage paratransit rides efficiently by allowing paratransit riders and caretakers to book, cancel, and manage rides online.
Publish Date: 2021/07/24 - Updated: 2021/08/23

Roadside Assistance and Home Service for Wheelchair Users
Vantage Mobility International introduces its VMI Assurance Program a specialized roadside assistance and at-home service program for wheelchair users (Announcement / Notification).
Publish Date: 2019/06/16 - Updated: 2023/09/14

London Public Transport a Nightmare for Wheelchair Users
Going the Extra Mile experiment highlights accessibility issues revealing how hard it is for disabled passengers to navigate the London public transport system.
Publish Date: 2019/04/12 - Updated: 2022/08/19

Amtrak Everyday Rail Travel Discounts
Amtrak provides a variety of Everyday Discounts for children, veterans, persons with disabilities, seniors, students, military families and others.
Publish Date: 2018/09/06 - Updated: 2021/08/09

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).
Publish Date: 2016/12/21 - Updated: 2017/10/30

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..
Publish Date: 2016/12/12

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.
Publish Date: 2016/07/07

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.
Publish Date: 2016/01/11 - Updated: 2018/05/01

Accessible UK and London Black Cabs in 5 Minutes
Partnership makes over 8000 black cabs in London and a further 2000 throughout the UK fully accessible for disabled travelers.
Publish Date: 2015/11/17 - Updated: 2020/12/04

Greyhound Bus Services for Disabled Passengers
Greyhound bus lines recognizes the importance of making travel easy and accessible for customers with disabilities.
Publish Date: 2015/07/28 - Updated: 2021/12/02

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.
Publish Date: 2014/12/13 - Updated: 2016/09/24

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.
Publish Date: 2014/01/23 - Updated: 2014/01/24

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.
Publish Date: 2012/07/05

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.
Publish Date: 2012/03/26

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.
Publish Date: 2011/07/11 - Updated: 2011/09/29

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.
Publish Date: 2011/05/30 - Updated: 2016/06/12

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.
Publish Date: 2011/05/04 - Updated: 2016/06/12

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.
Publish Date: 2011/02/05 - Updated: 2011/05/04

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.
Publish Date: 2011/01/13 - Updated: 2014/03/15

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.
Publish Date: 2010/06/17 - Updated: 2010/07/11

Canada Disability Travel Using Via Rail Trains
Travel tips for sight and hearing impaired persons when traveling aboard Via Rail trains in Canada.
Publish Date: 2008/12/27 - Updated: 2016/06/12

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