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Transit Pilot

Blind and visually impaired transit riders often report difficulties with a variety of transit-related challenges, including: • Planning a safe route between the origin address and the nearest transit stop or station • Identifying the actual transit stop or station entrance • Navigating between a transit station entrance and the correct platform • Identifying which bus or train to board • Identifying the appropriate ...more »

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Dial A Stop

I would like to see an on board system or app that could automatically signal for a bus stop by simply entering in a bus stop ID number on a key pad on the bus or from a phone via bluetooth technology. The system would also ideally alert the person requesting the stop via text or alarm that they are at their correct stop. This would be useful for people with sight impairments or developmental disabilities, yet would ...more »

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