ADA Coordinator Blog Series: 2019

Transportation
February 12, 2019

Public transportation is a hot topic right now, especially in the Toledo area. You may wonder, what is the history of disability and public transportation? What does the Americans with Disabilities Act say about public transportation? And lastly, what is the future of access and public transportation?

The Future of Public Transportation and Disability
Nationally:
Inspired by the chants of the 1978 Denver protesters, the We Will Ride Campaign was founded by leaders in the disability rights movement to ensure that the coming transportation revolution of autonomous vehicles reaches its potential to serve all Americans.

I Fill the Seat on the Bus

I FILL A SEAT ON THE BUS

Public Transportation Project

The Ability Center is joining forces with local grassroots organizations to collect video testimonials from individuals who use public transportation in northwest Ohio. This project is aimed to not only continue the momentum on the importance of public transportation, but also to drum up support for policy makers to take notice, then action.

The Ability Center launches Disability Dialog

The Ability Center launches Disability Dialog

The Ability Center recently announced the launch of Disability Dialog. Disability Dialog is an awareness and engagement campaign designed to answer the question, “What would it take for the Toledo area to be named the most disability-friendly community in the United States?”

A disability-friendly community matters because doing well becomes an option for everyone.