NFTA, U. at Buffalo study challenges faced by riders with disabilities

Published October 24, 2017

An article in Metro Magazine reports on a research partnership between UB and the Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority to dramatically improve the public transit experience for the region’s many riders who have some type of disability, and quotes Victor Paquet, professor of industrial and systems engineering.

“It’s our hope that our research findings will guide standards that will make buses more accessible to all,” he said. “We want our findings to be communicated not only in the scientific literature, but more importantly, to the people and transportation agencies that can greatly benefit from this information.”

Read the story here.