GIS opportunities in assessing paratransit service changes in Houston
Track: Public Transit
Authors: subrity rajbhandari, Lalita Sen
The recent transportation bill MAP 21 has tremendous impact on funding of transit sector. The reduction in subsidy has made the transit providers like Houston Metro to rethink their current paratransit and line haul services for seniors and disabled population required under The American Disabilities Act. This presentation will focus on exploring how GIS can be effectively used in identifying the impacts of this service reduction on the Houston population and help in better decision making.