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Various agencies and nonprofits offer transit resources for mobility-impaired passengers.
RIDES ADA Paratransit: In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, program provides rides for people with disabilities who cannot use regular bus services. Reservations required. Service area limited to within three-quarters of a mile from ... read more
State Subsidies For Natural Gas Vehicles In The U.S.
Eligible applicants include state and county agencies and divisions, municipalities, school districts, mass transit authorities, and public trust authorities. - State offers AFV private ... fuels for businesses, nonprofits, public school systems or local ... read more
Thinking Outside the Bus
They operate on wildly different ... social service agencies — organizations that work with the elderly, mentally ill, disabled, homeless, as well as with college students and local hospitals. They approached Coastal Transit, a nonprofit regional transit ... read more
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Getting there: More Montanans depending on rural public transit
The scene between Havre and Fort Belknap Agency ... Montana Transit operates. The service, launched by nonprofit social service organization Opportunity Link in 2009, has found that the bus makes it easier for residents to tap the collective resources ... read more
Delhi Journal: The Big, Bad BRT
Yet cars and motorcycles use three-quarters of road space, the nonprofit said ... said media reports were “distorted” and that the agency was looking at passengers moved per hour for all the different modes of transport on the stretch. read more
The NYC subway has an accessibility problem—can it be fixed?
In April, the nonprofit ... says that the agency lacks “the structure, resources, or accountability within the bureaucracy to make good change happen.” (He’s now the program director at TransitCenter, a New York-based transit advocacy group, as ... read more
Rebates could fuel electric car push in Mass.
The Metropolitan Area Planning Council, a public planning agency ... Resources is developing a pilot program that will extend access to electric vehicles even further into low-income communities. Mark LeBel of the Acadia Center, a Boston-based non-profit ... read more
Don’t let the mustache fool you: That’s just an unregulated cab
Cities like Los Angeles are “becoming too dense for cars and not dense enough for conventional transit,” California Air Resources Board member Dan ... the commission defines ridesharing as a nonprofit endeavor — which is very explicitly not what ... read more
Crib sheet: The 55 promises of Rahm Emanuel
Improve and expand Chicago’s transit ... resources to afford current options. Chicago will also build public computer centers, provide broadband in public institutions, offer computer literacy training, and provide technical assistance to nonprofit ... read more
Hurricane Irma latest news: Irma returns to Cat 4; 150K in Miami-Dade, Broward lose power
The county’s transit agency said it planned to shut down ... which was compiled by the nonprofit Collaborative Development Corporation. 9:20 a.m.: The outer bands of Hurricane Irma swept into Miami-Dade County Saturday morning, lashing downtown Miami ... read more