GRTC Transit System (VA) will test the use of transportation network companies to provide paratransit service for seniors and people with disabilities.
Information about using technology to make transit accessible to people with disabilities
The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority will test Bluetooth beacon technology to make it easier for visually impaired riders to locate bus stops.
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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.