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Innovative ride-share partnership offers on-demand options for paratransit customers

A true attempt at changing access to transportation. The governor of Massachusetts had this to say:

“The reliability of our transportation system depends on the MBTA’s ability to improve its core infrastructure and provide efficient, innovative transit options that meet the needs of the system’s one million daily riders,” said Governor Baker. “This initiative represents the MBTA’s efforts to increase accessibility in a more cost-effective and efficient way that also delivers more convenient service for its paratransit customers.”

LinkNYC Discriminates Against Blind New Yorkers and Visitors→

Mark A. Riccobono, President of the National Federation of the Blind, said: “By treating accessibility as an afterthought, New York City is discriminating against its blind citizens and relegating them to second-class status. The blind cannot even use this new technology in an emergency. This is shameful conduct on the part of the most populous and high-profile city in the United States, and the National Federation of the Blind will not tolerate this artificial limit on our participation.

Motivate! Stimulate! Activate!

Come and join GLASS for our Spring Into Wellness Workshop.

When?

Saturday, March 5, 2016 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 P.M.

Where?

The Alcove on the basement level
One Margaret Mitchell Sq,
Atlanta, GA 30303

Our guests include:

  • Dawn Wells
    Certified Zumba instructor and instructor of Zumba classes at GLASS (2014–2015)
  • David Orozco
    TD Wellness, Certified Nutritionist and Dietician
  • Janet Davis
    Massage Therapist
  • Sandora Ward
    from the AJC Bowden, Chair Aerobics Instructor

There will be healthy snacks provided for attendees. Please call Vanessa to RSVP at 404–657–1452.