Tag Archives: Transportation

Absurd Moment: Universal Access

Some people get a little confused when they encounter a person with a disability, their stress levels go up as they try to figure out how to accommodate someone.  I had this happen just the other day and I was … Continue reading

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MARTA Should not be Privatized

This was an e-mail I received today from Paul Mclennan, a disABILITY LINK board member and transit advocate.  He makes some excellent points here and I wanted to share it with you all. MARTA SHOULD NOT BE PRIVATIZED  For many … Continue reading

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The Taxi Cab Dilemma

Getting around Atlanta can be a pain in the butt, we can all agree on that, right? Now, what if you don’t drive? Even bigger.  What if you’re fortunate to live in Dekalb or Fulton county? A little better, but … Continue reading

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Inaccessibly Accessible

The take ACTION! class is quickly approaching the end of the course and are getting their ideas together for their final project.  The focus is going to be on accessibility and the participants will be making a booklet highlighting some … Continue reading

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Commuting

Using mass transit, for some, is a “green” activity. Something they do to help the environment and lessen congestion on roads.  Most people get to the station, hop on the train or bus and get to their destination with no … Continue reading

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The Wizard of Oz

My journey through the magical land of bureaucracy with the beloved Metro Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) continues.  I called in (again) to try and see why my complaint had not be responded to (again) and told that the “Superintendent” would … Continue reading

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