Scott Crawford hasn’t driven a car in 20 years. A retired clinical neuropsychologist, Crawford relocated from Miami to his hometown of Jackson, Miss., in 2006, seven years after developing primary progressive multiple sclerosis. When his illness put him in a wheelchair, the bus became his lifeline, that is, when it didn’t leave him behind, which happened often and sometimes still does.
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App Makes Public Transit Easier for Riders with Disabilities
INIT Innovations in Transportation, which has developed software for use with buses, light rail, and trains since 1999, designed ASSISTIVEtravel, passenger information, and journey planning app.
If you’re disabled, accessing transit can be like solving a puzzle with a lot of missing pieces
It used to take Michele Lee three hours to get to downtown Chicago from her suburban home. The trip required a mix of buses and trains, and missing one connection would throw everything out of whack.
Ask An Expert: Here’s what it’s like to get around Seattle for some people who use a wheelchair
Earlier this year, as the Washington state Legislature considered a bill that would allow Seattle to use traffic cameras to enforce bus-only lanes and crosswalks.