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City Buses Are Wheelchair-Accessible, But Disabled Riders Still Face Obstacles

For many disabled and mobility-impaired ... NYC Transit touts itself as the “first public agency in the world to have a bus fleet 100 percent accessible to customers who use wheelchairs.” A 2015 MTA s... read more

How Metro is responding to LA’s homelessness crisis

The vast majority of agencies didn’t have specific staff for interacting with homeless individuals, but instead tended to train employees when they were first hired, and relied on partnerships with no... 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 ap... read more

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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 ... read more

Stratford Residents Have New Transportation Option

New Taxi Voucher Program Offers Half-Priced Fares ... 3,500 individuals to access various forms of transportation for school, work, worship and leisure activities. The Kennedy Center is a nationally a... 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 ... read more

Auto Emissions and The Environment

Environmental Defense offers ... Resources, Organizations, Publications on the following topics: Alternative Fuel Vehicles, Bicycles, Mass Transit, Telecommuting, Transportation Alternatives, and Tran... read more

Several contested races for Jackson County Board on Tuesday's ballot

“Since I‘m retired, I have the time and the energy, and I think I have some skill I can offer and I don’t see a lot of diversity on the board. I just feel that sometimes we just need to have a differe... read more

More and 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 e... read more

News from around Snohomish County

The battered-women's nonprofit ... Lynnwood Transit Center will open Sunday just north of the current park-and-ride lot at 46th Avenue West and 202nd Street Southwest. The new center will combine loca... read more

Re-envisioning Rochester

CTECH provides Rochester high school students opportunities to take courses in various “pathways,” such as construction and information technology, to explore possible career options. CTECH now offers ... 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, ... read more

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