[nfbwatlk] C-tran-ada task force

doug trimble doug.trimble at hotmail.com
Mon Jun 22 19:51:36 UTC 2009

You’re invited to testify!
The C-TRAN Board of Directors will listen to testimony on the ADA Task Force recommendations (listed below). ADA Task Force recommendations are available online at www.c-tran.com or by calling 360-695-0123. Written comments may be mailed to C-TRAN Board of Directors, PO Box 2529, Vancouver, WA 98668-2529 or submitted online at www.c-tran.com.      
C-TRAN Public Hearing
5:30 p.m.
July 14, 2009
Fisher’s Landing Transit Center, Rose Besserman Room
3510 SE 164th Avenue, Vancouver, WA
Persons requiring an interpreter for the hearing impaired should contact Debbie Jermann, C-TRAN's Executive Assistant/Clerk of the Board, at 906-7303 or TTY 695-2760, 24 hours prior to the meeting so arrangements can be made. C-TRAN bus routes #37 Mill Plain, #30 Burton, #80 Van Mall/Fisher’s, and #92 Camas/Washougal serve this transit center. For information on how to plan your trip using C-TRAN, please use our online trip planner or call Passenger Service at (360) 695-0123.                                                
ADA Task Force Recommendations

Establish a demonstration project to determine the feasibility of a senior/disabled shopping circulator bus
Incorporate new technologies to improve service and maintain costs
Increase outreach and travel training to encourage use of fixed route buses
Maintain current door-to-door service criteria
Change advance ride reservations from seven days to next day only. Increase availability of on-going subscription rides
Use smaller vehicles to transport ambulatory customers
Create mobility partnerships with non-profit agencies to assist with transporting C-VAN eligible customers
Match C-VAN services to a person’s capabilities
Maintain reasonable time tables for fare adjustments and incorporate incentives to use the fixed route bus system
Use taxi services to cover excessive demandEducate the public regarding C
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