ITALY - Fausta Accessible Transportation is privately owned company based in Rome, Italy which provides wheelchair accessible transportation services both locally in Rome and long-distance throughout Italy with their fleet of accessible buses operated by English speaking drivers. They also arrange trips and transfers to help make a tour of Italy for wheelchair users possible and enjoyable.
February 22, 2015
CALIFORNIA - TLC Medical Transport is a San Diego based provider of non-emergency medical transportation. They provide door-to-door services both locally and long distance throughout the Southern California area.
February 15, 2015
ARIZONA - Total Transit is a Tucson area company that provides a wide variety of transportation services including: taxis, paratransit / NEMT, fixed route transit, and transportation management. Since it's founding in 1984, it has shown it self to be a company that is motivated by more than financial gain. An example of this is the Total Transit Foundation, a non-profit organization established in 2009 which brought together the company's many philanthropic efforts. As well, they have shown an ongoing commitment to the environment through their use of fuel efficient hybrid vehicles in their fleets and the use of solar panels. Total Transit has also emphasized safety and training for their employees. An example of this is their on-demand taxi division: Discount Cab. All drivers there must complete a three-day training course that includes classroom, on-the-road certification and sensitivity training, as well as being certified to transport special needs passengers and wheelchair users. Watch the following video to learn more about Discount Cab:
February 7, 2015
SOUTH CAROLINA - BeWell Home Services is a nonprofit faith-based non-medical care agency operating in South Carolina. It is a division of Lutheran Homes of South Carolina, a ministry of the South Carolina Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. BeWell Home Services provides a wide variety of in-home services (including transporting ambulatory clients to social activities and appointments) and levels of care for older adults, hospital patients, and people recovering from illness or injury.