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Paratransit

Hammond paratransit service gets 1-month reprieve

HAMMOND | A last-minute deal brokered by the Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission will allow Triple A Express to continue serving the Regional Bus Authority’s complementary paratransit riders, at least through the month of July.

June 29, 2012 10:22 pm

EDITORIAL: Bus service needs last-minute savior

The demise of the Northwest Indiana Regional Bus Authority is getting closer and closer. It is not too late for a rescue, but we've already reached the last minute.

May 13, 2012 12:00 am

GUEST COMMENTARY: Our community cannot afford to lose bus service

Regional bus services — easygo Lake Transit, easygo Chicago and complementary paratransit — might not be available after June 30 because of a lack of funding. If you think this doesn't affect you, you might want to rethink that idea.

April 15, 2012 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Do we have political will to fund bus service?

GUEST COMMENTARY: Do we have political will to fund bus service?

"Why do we need buses? Everyone has a car."

December 18, 2011 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: RBA's paratransit service is a lifeline for me

GUEST COMMENTARY: RBA's paratransit service is a lifeline for me

If you lived in the region in 1983, you might remember reading about a guy who dived into the pool at Wicker Park and broke his neck. That's me. In the blink of an eye I went from being a healthy young man to being a quadriplegic, unable to use my legs or arms.

October 16, 2011 12:00 am
New van expands paratransit services

New van expands paratransit services

Users of the Regional Bus Authority's complementary paratransit program have welcomed a new van that will allow for more traveling accessibility.

May 31, 2011 12:00 am
New van expands paratransit services

New van expands paratransit services

Users of the Regional Bus Authority's complementary paratransit program have welcomed a new van that will allow for more traveling accessibility.

May 31, 2011 12:00 am

GUEST COMMENTARY: Flag down an easygo bus and try it yourself

Build it and they will come. That might work for a baseball field in Iowa, but it's not so simple when you're "selling" expanded routes and schedules for fixed-route buses in Northwest Indiana.

March 20, 2011 12:00 am

RBA invites disabled residents to apply for region bus service

HAMMOND | The Northwest Indiana Regional Bus Authority is inviting disabled people to apply for curb-to-curb paratransit services.

January 18, 2011 12:00 am
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