This article relates the history of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority's (MBTA) demand-response bus system called The Ride, and citizens attempts at improved access for all handicapped riders who desired to utilize this mode of transportation. Topics covered in the article include: implementation of MBTA's call-a-lift program; program statistics; comparisons with other lift-bus programs; problems of lift-bus programs; and lift-bus user views.

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  • Features: Tables;
  • Pagination: p. 243-258
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  • Accession Number: 00607496
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 30 1991 12:00AM