Paratransit

February 16, 2019, 7am PST
For many people with mobility challenges, just getting to an accessible subway station in New York is an impossibility.
The New York Times
September 10, 2018, 12pm PDT
Following a scathing performance report by King County, in Washington, system officials are implementing an overhaul of the Access paratransit system.
Crosscut
August 29, 2018, 11am PDT
Accessible technology and a centralized database and call center will help deliver a one-call, one-click transportation information system for seniors and people with special needs in the Portland region.
Bike Portland
September 22, 2016, 5am PDT
The requirement to provide paratransit services is written into the Americans With Disabilities Act, so transit agencies must continue to find ways to provide these essential services as cost-effectively as possible.
Streetsblog USA
November 21, 2015, 7am PST
An interesting pitch in Boston: use transportation network companies (TNCs) like Uber and Lyft to provide paratransit services.
WBUR
July 28, 2009, 8am PDT
A huge but largely under-noticed portion of public transit money goes to paratransit -- equipment and services to transport disabled people. Now, cheaper alternatives are emerging.
Governing