TARC Negotiating New Contract for Disabled Rider Service

The Transit Authority of River City will soon enter talks for a new contract for the agency’s TARC3 service. TARC3 is for people who can’t ride standard buses. The vehicles visit riders’ homes and the schedules and routes are adjusted to create the most convenient service possible. But even though it’s convenient, the service isn’t the […]

Changes in the Americans with Disabilities Act

Signed into law in 1990, the Americans with Disabilities Act was intended to make the US a more accessible place for people with disabilities. But as its enforcement trickled through the court system, it became clear to many that the ADA didn’t cast a wide enough net. Recent changes were an effort to fix that; for example, the ADA now covers episodic illnesses that only flair up and cause impairment occasionally. Listen to the Show