Black and White Cars, Inc., in Norfolk, Virginia proposes to provide transportation for individuals with …

Black and White Cars, Inc., in Norfolk, Virginia proposes to provide transportation for individuals with disabilities in the city of Norfolk and Portsmouth for the purpose of transporting developmentally disabled individuals to and from training, and other community integration and socialization projects. Funds are being requested for replacement of ten (10) wheelchair accessible minivans under the 5310 Program which was previously the FTA New Freedom Program (Section 5317). The 5310 program, formerly the New Freedom formula grant program, seeks to provide new public transportation services and public transportation alternatives beyond those currently required by the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. The vehicles will be used in conjunction with current taxicab service to transport disabled participants from their homes in the city to any and all destinations throughout the city and beyond, 24 hours a day 365 days a year. The vehicles may be available for shared use with other agencies during these and other times. We invite any interested public or private transit or paratransit operator in the Hampton Roads area to comment on the proposed project/service by sending a written notice to us by January 26. Please address your comments to Robin Webb, 6304 Sewells Point Road, Norfolk, Virginia 23513 or robin.m.webb.112@outlook.com. A copy of your comments should also be sent to: Department Rail and Public Transportation - Public Transportation Division, 600 E. Main Street, Suite 2102, Richmond, Virginia 23219. VP 25593125A

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The Virginian-Pilot
Published - The Virginian-Pilot : 01/14/2018