Ep 23: Paratransit – Disability Visibility Project

Posted April 22, 2018 by Alice Wong Podcast

Ep 23: Paratransit


Today’s episode is about paratransit with guests Denise DiNoto and Jess Moye. Our last episode was about public transit and paratransit is specific type taken by some people with disabilities and older adults. Denise and Jessica share their experiences using paratransit services from their local communities and how much labor they expend just to be able to go out and do what they want to do.


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Related Links

Wilson, Britney. (April 1, 2018). Stuck in Neutral: The Americans with Disabilities Act and the State of Paratransit Service in New York City. Center for Constitutional Rights.

Wilson, Britney. (September 2017). On NYC’s Paratransit, Fighting for Safety, Respect, and Human Dignity. Longreads.com

US Government Accountability Office. (November 2012). ADA Paratransit Services: Demand Has Increased, but Little is Known about Compliance.

Guide to Access-A-Ride Service (New York City)

STAR Program (Albany, NY area)

Federal Transit Administration. FAQ: Paratransit 


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