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Information about using technology to make transit accessible to people with disabilities
The City of Laguna Beach will test a partnership with Uber to provide transportation for seniors and people with disabilities.
Nassau Inter-County Express (NY) launched a mobile application to help blind and visually impaired riders navigate the crowded Rosa Parks Transit Center.
The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (MO) is rolling out RideKC Freedom On-Demand, an app-based service focused on customers with disabilities.
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The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority expanded its partnership with Uber and Lyft for on-demand paratransit service after a successful test.
The University of Washington recently launched AccessMap — an online planner that identifies accessible or pedestrian-friendly routes in Seattle.
The San Diego Metropolitan Transit System rolled out its new fleet of minibuses and paratransit vehicles fueled by propane autogas.
Virgin Trains (UK) launched a mobile application that helps customers navigate the in-station environment.
The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (DC) is looking for new ways to combat fare evasion at Metrorail stations.