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Fixed Route Bus Stop Announcements: RASA Fourteen years after the ADA was passed and Part 49 CFR Section 37 was issued by the US Department of Transportation, many transit properties still have not made ompliance on stop announcements a high priority. The process of getting all bus operators to do the job, do it consistently, and do it well has been a hard fought battle. Here is a method and the tools to bring your operation into a higher level of compliance with the regulations.
Commuter Rail boarding platforms have come under scrutiny by the FTA and other advocates for accessibility for person with disabilities. Robert Carlson Consulting has engaged in research into methods to address the ease of boarding by EVERYONE by providing a high-level boarding platform system that is acceptable to rail passengers and the freight railroad users when there is shared track usage. Up to now, the railroads have been resistent to passenger services on shared tracks for two major reasons: 1) schedule conflicts involving possible extended dwell times to board and alight passengers up and down the traincar steps and 2), the proximity of high-level boarding platforms that would comflict with the occasional wide dimension loads. More...
What is TransitComment.org? Click here to go to the site where you can express your comments about mass transit services.
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|These pages are dedicated to the
Rails to Trails initiatives across the nation that are preserving abandoned
railroad grades for recreational use by the public.
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Imagine being a model railroad enthusiast and having a layout that is 20 miles in length.
Imagine now that the guage scale is 1:1
Now imagine that you can also ride on your railroad.
And you are not alone. Imagine.
|Temporary Home of "Stone Cats" and "Petrified
"When a person is granted paratransit eligibility, he/she exerts a major influence on the public transportation system for his/her lifetime of transit use. This cost ranges into the hundreds of thousands of dollars over the life cycle of her/his paratransit use." Life Cycle Costing of ADA Transit Options